50 "Special Occasions" restaurants in Chicago.
Brass Heart is an expensive tasting menu restaurant in Uptown offering both a vegan and a regular menu.
Ciccio Mio is a great Italian restaurant in River North from the team behind Gilt Bar and Bavette’s.
Spiaggia is an upscale Italian restaurant in Streeterville with excellent Italian food.
Kumiko is an upscale cocktail bar in the West Loop with high-end bar snacks and a tasting menu in the basement.
Blackbird is an upscale restaurant in the West Loop with tasting menu options and a great weekday lunch.
Kai Zan is a BYOB sushi spot with one of the best and most affordable omakase options in the city.
The Bamboo Room is a secluded bar-within-a-bar at Three Dots And A Dash that features vintage rum drinks and attentive bartenders.
Gibsons is a classic Chicago steakhouse that deserves its reputation.
Kyoten is an expensive omakase-only sushi restaurant in Logan Square. It’s definitely worth it for a special occasion.
Omakase Takeya is a high-end sushi spot underneath Ramen Takeya in the West Loop.