The dining scene has been heating up as summer sets in, and considering the recent spate of huge openings, it’s only getting hotter. To help you keep tabs on all the action, here are Chicago’s 10 hottest restaurants right now.


West Loop · $$
FOOD 4.4 · DECOR 4.2 · SERVICE 4.3

Modern, all-day venue combining an American eatery, wine and cocktail bar and a bakery/cafe.

Must-order: Keep it veggie-centric with burrata with English peas and walnuts, vegan asparagus soup and quinoa-crusted mushroom Milanese.

Insider tip: New to the Fulton Market location and perfect for summer is a sweet treat similar to Italian ice, made with pineapple juice that’s frozen and scraped, accented with mint.