15 New Classics of the Chicago Restaurant Scene
What defines a classic? First, it must be timeless — a dish with pure flavors executed using impeccable techniques. Second, it must be a refection of the chef who prepared it as well as the restaurant it's served in. These dishes are the ones that pop off the menu, and would cause heartbreak if they were ever removed. As the Chicago restaurant scene evolves, so do the signature dishes that define its greatness. These are the new culinary icons, and they are here to stay.