Retreat is a long-term pop-up (the plan is for it to last a year) happening at the Currency Exchange Cafe in Garfield Park. It’s a spot for BIPOC creatives to showcase their food (as well as art and music), with a rotating list of chefs and artists.
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Chicago Empanada Mama
This is a carryout and delivery-only operation in Garfield Park, focusing on empanadas.
Bartleby’s Ice Cream Cakes
Located in The Hatchery, Bartleby’s makes - you guessed it - ice cream cakes, including vegan options.
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Plein Air Cafe & Eatery
Plein Air is a French inspired cafe located on the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park.
Goddess and the Grocer
Goddess and the Grocer is a Gold Coast deli/cafe where you can grab a quick bagel in the morning and a salad or sandwich for lunch and dinner.
Chiu Quon Bakery
Chiu Quon is a cash-only bakery in Chinatown with fantastic pork buns and sesame balls.
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