New Survey Results: Chicago's Best RestaurantsBy Sarah Freeman | September 4, 2013 By Sarah Freeman | September 4, 2013
This year's Chicago Restaurants survey reflects the valued opinions of 7,634 surveyors. These diners are eating out often and all over the city, averaging 4.7 meals per week at 1,147 different eateries, ranging from high-end destinations to smoked-meat sanctuaries serving sliced brisket on metal trays. Brand-new lists for Chicago this year include “Best Buys” across multiple categories, “Craft Beer” and “Craft Cocktails” as well as “Chicago Icons” featuring restaurants that have achieved remarkable longevity. Click through to find out the big winners in some key categories.