Martinis and huge steaks are the raves at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse. It is a traditional steakhouse so everything is a la carte and prices add up quickly. Meal portions are larger than life and include the standard steak and seafood selections i.e. shrimp, lobster and filet mignon. Side dishes are simple but satisfying. Sautéed spinach and other seasonal vegetables are well prepared. Extra large baked or double baked potatoes are standard. Now for dessert—fresh strawberry shortcake is enough to satiate even the most discerning diner!
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria in the South Loop neighborhood is a great place to enjoy deep-dish pizzas with family and friends. Their savory sauce, gooey cheese and delicious fillings are just perfect to make you fall in love with their creations. Though the pizzeria is popular for its Deep Dish creations it also serves gluten-free, cheese and sausage thin crust pizzas. In addition, they are also known for their delectable appetizers, soups and lasagna. Check out their decadent spread of deserts that spans from brownie sundaes to tiramisu and chocolate pizza.
Big Star pays homage to the honky tonk era of Bakersfield with hillbilly music played nightly and the bar brimming with single barrel bourbon, tequila and beer. This late-night destination is also known for its Mexican street food-influenced menu. Dig into their dishes like Papas Con Rajas, Taco Al Pastor, Taco de Pollo and The Walking Taco. Take a sip of drinks like Lone Star, Gold Dust Gimlet, or Bakersfield Mule, or order a beer on the tap. Kick back and relax with your buddies at this laid-back food joint.
Located at the lovely Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, the Michael Jordan Steak House is one of the finest restaurants at the casino. Every kind of steak is served, from a Kansas City-aged to Porterhouse to Strip Steak to Filet Mignon. Get your meat with a delicious sauce or just plain, and on the side choose from a wide selection of dishes like Truffle Fries, Macaroni and Cheese, Roasted Mushrooms in Truffle Oil or Onion Rings. It is worth the trip to Mohegan Sun from out of town to experience the fine steaks at Michael Jordan's Steak House.
Oriole is an American fine dining restaurant featuring an elegant dining room and an open kitchen. The restaurant offers an extensive tasting menu with an impressive selection of wines and beers. The kitchen is run by Chef and Co-Owner Noah Sandoval, who works closely with his team to create a multi-course tasting menu that changes regularly based on the seasonality of ingredients. Intended to be a journey through flavors, textures, and techniques, the dining experience at Oriole has each dish carefully designed to surprise and delight guests.
Despite being a relative newcomer to Chicago's coffee roasting market, Metropolis Coffee Company is now a dominant force in the field because of its meticulous approach to preparation. The café, run by father-and-son pair Jeff and Tony Dreyfuss, offers a wide range of coffee options, including single-origin options from Brazil, Peru, Columbia, and Ecuador, as well as daily mixes like the Redline espresso (named for the neighboring Metro line). If you'd like to try your hand at your own roasting, the shop also sells green, unroasted coffee. While you can always find Metropolis's brews at their cafe location, their beans are also stocked at Whole Foods and numerous restaurants throughout the Chicago area.
Lawrence Deans Bake Shop serves fresh baked items. Mainly catering to biscuits, cookies, cupcakes, bread, rolls and muffins, the store can create personalized version of biscotti as well. It has made a name for itself in the vicinity by creating such beautiful, creative and edible designs on their biscotti. They also make toffee, fudge and gourmet biscotti that is savored by many. They cater for various events as well, be it corporate or personal, they can cater to your requirements. A popular breakfast spot, if you like baked goods and something sweet for your morning meal, then a visit to this place will be rewarding.
A fast-casual restaurant, Left Coast aims to debunk the perception that healthy food has to be bland and boring. The menu has been designed to make healthy eating possible without having to spend too much time at the place, but at the same time, they have also made it a comfortable space. Large open windows, brick walls, wall planters, concrete floors, huge glass bulbs complete the rustic-industrial interiors. A side patio encourages you to soak up some sun with your healthy meal. The menu is dotted with healthy dishes such as avocado toasts, grain bowls, salads, wraps, oatmeal along with cold-pressed juices and coffee drinks.
Etta is a charming spot to grab some hearty breakfast platters or tuck into sumptuous brunch servings. The welcoming setting and warm vibes here will compel you to sit back and spend more time than you had imagined. You can relish a fine assortment of bread and pastries, appetizers, full-fledged signature platters, fresh juices and morning cocktails here.