Michael Jordan’s Steak House

http://www.mjshchicago.com/ | 4255 pageviews |

Michael Jordan's Steak House in Chicago joins steak houses in New York and Connecticut in sharing an iconic namesake. A restaurant beloved for its commitment to providing an inviting atmosphere, warm service and fantastic fare, Michael Jordan's joins the ranks of the best steak houses in Chicago to provide the ultimate Chicago dining experience. Situated on North Michigan Avenue with sweeping views of the famous Magnificent Mile, the Chicago steak house menu is overseen by executive chef James O'Donnell. With more than 20 years of experience, chef O' Donnell designed the menu - which includes prime, hand-cut, dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and a selection of delicious entrees, appetizers and sides -- for both steak connoisseurs and novices alike. O'Donnell has a wealth of history in steak houses across the country, including restaurants in Las Vegas, California and Michael Jordan's restaurant in Connecticut at Mohegan Sun Casino.
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http://www.nellcoterestaurant.com | 365 pageviews |

Taking its inspiration from Villa Nellcôte, the notorious Côte d’Azur mansion where the Rolling Stones dined and partied with a rotating cast of 1970s bohemians, socialites, style icons and creative rabble-rousers during the recording of “Exile on Main Street,” Nellcôte is a stunningly elegant playground for anyone looking to indulge their deviant streak. Located in Chicago’s Randolph Street Corridor, this high-energy nightspot takes your breath away with its opulence: Art Nouveau wrought-iron gates, a white Italian marble grand staircase, Parisian herringbone wood floors, crystal chandeliers, Gran Dossier Tolix bar chairs in Hermes orange. But what’s most striking is its utter lack of pretense: Decadent but infinitely approachable, Nellcôte marks a defiant return to classic luxury—but without the velvet rope exclusivity. Nellcôte specializes in kitchen-crafted cocktails and European-inspired small plates made with Midwestern ingredients, including pizzas and pastas that showcase house-milled Midwestern wheat. Prices are affordable, the dishes shareable, and—just like the Stones’ unforgettable summer in the South of France—everyone is welcome to contribute to the grit and glamour of the new cultural zeitgeist.
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Branch 27

http://www.branch27.com | 105 pageviews |

Located in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood, Branch 27 is an American bistro owned by Cary Michael (formerly of Rockit Bar and Grill and Lettuce Entertain You) and Howard Natinsky (of Five Star, Fat Cat, and Empire Liquors). The partners have focused on creating a comfortable, value-oriented concept, with top-notch food and a friendly, modern atmosphere. Open for brunch and dinner, this casual, neighborhood spot is home to a hearty, urban-meets-rustic bistro fare. Expect an exceptional meal paired with craft beers and an extensive wine list, with plenty of glass pours. Located within an early 1900s brick and terra cotta building that once contained Chicago’s 27th ward Library, Branch 27 creatively combines a rustic setting with stylized, handcrafted furnishings and details. A 20’ x 20’ glass atrium anchors the rear of the dining room, creating a year round garden experience and a unique venue for private parties.
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http://www.trurestaurant.com/ | 183 pageviews |

This fine-dining destination offers Executive Chef/Partner Anthony Martin’s Progressive French cuisine showcasing the most pristine ingredients available with bold creativity in seasonal menus. With an elegant ambiance of white draperies and blue banquettes punctuated by a museum-quality contemporary art collection including works by Gerhard Richter, Peter Halley and Andy Warhol, Tru offers a main dining room as well as private salons, lounge and more than 1,800 selections in the award-winning wine cellar.
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