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Famous Restaurants of Chicago

Updated on December 6, 2012

Three Famous Restaurants of Chicago

Chicago has many restaurants by as there are famous people there are famous restaurants. Three of the most famous are Charlie Trotter's, Tru, and Blackbird.

Charlie Trotter’s of Chicago

Charlie Trotter's is located at 816 West Armitage, Chicago Illinois. They have been open for twenty years is regarded as on of the finest restaurants of Chicago. As a fine dining restaurant (5 stars) they offer three menus, Vegetable, The Kitchen Table, and the Grand.

The Grand Menu offers snow creek oyster with celery & satsuma orange or Nantucket Bay scallop with nori dust & pickled daikon to finish up with organic buttermilk with white pepper toasted milk ice cream & nutmeg topped with chocolate, tea, or caramel.

The Vegetable menu offers maitake mushrooms with chrysanthemum & sesame of butternut squash with walnut, perigord black truffle & toasted pepita to finish up with Indonesian chocolate with pine nuts & pandan broth.

The Kitchen Table menu offers Sima-aji with grapefruit & puffed rice or Japanese saba with carrot & sourdough to finish up with Venezuelan chocolate with grilled nopales, lime & agavero jelly.

The head chef, Charlie Trotter has author 14 cookbooks. He has also appeared on the PBS cooking series, and hosted the TV Show "The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter".

Blackbird of Chicago

Blackbird is located at 619 W. Randolph Chicago, IL 60661 . The restaurant is run by Chef Mike Sheerin and executive Chef Paul Kahan.

Their dinner entrees include, grilled California sturgeon with sauerkraut gnocchi, Anjou pear and celery root puree or braised rack of lamb with leeks, spigarello, preserved lemon and rum-raisin consommé to finish up with bittersweet chocolate pave with caraway ice cream, roasted pears and candied olives.

Tru of Chicago

Tru is located at 676 N. St. Clair St, Chicago, Illinois. They offer French cuisine and dedicated to providing true ingredient flavors. The executive Chef, Rick Tramonto offers innovative presentations with each meal.

On their menu you will find Scottish king salmon, granny smith apples, coconut, thai long peppercorn or roasted California squab, butternut squash, hazelnut, faro to finish up with Lemon chiffon, lemon curd ice cream, citrus supreme or hazelnut ice cream, coffee fluff, vanilla salt, hazelnut crunch.

Chicago Restaurants

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A marker816 Armitage Ave Chicago IL 60614 -
816 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
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B marker619 W. Randolph Chicago, IL 60661 -
619 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661, USA
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C marker676 N. St. Clair St, Chicago IL -
676 N St Clair St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
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      icey lee 7 years ago

      the food is and and it is a nice place for family like mine .me in my kids love the place.

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      iceylee 7 years ago

      the food and places are good

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      Maurice 7 years ago

      I been there, Chicago was awsome, food was delicious and atmosphere was incredible, I really wanted few good recipes so I end up getting a cool recipe book from there guys, they rock as you as well :)

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      craigslist vancouver 7 years ago

      Charlie Trotters is my favourite restaurant in the Chicago city.I often visit this restaurant and enjoyed the delicious food items