The city is famous for its particular style of pizza - a satisfying deep-dish pie, often with stuffed crusts and plenty of fresh ingredients to fill up even the hungriest traveler. This is one of Chicago's most popular parlors, a cozy spot to warm up in December.
One of the city's very best fine dining establishments, with New American-style food. Alinea describes itself as 'not a restaurant, at least in the conventional sense'. Indeed, its three Michelin stars have made it one of the world's premier restaurants, where you book 'experiences' rather than meals as such. This is superb for an unforgettable pre-Christmas treat, especially as a couple.
Chicago is known for its Italian food, which goes well beyond just pizza. In this rustic and charming restaurant,you can savor a traditional and refined ambience and choose from a huge wine list. Piccolo Sogno is in the elegant River West neighborhood and is particularly great for families looking to re-energize after a day of shopping and sightseeing.