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HELP ! Need restaurant suggestion soon....

Joytodd Nov 29, 2011 04:44 PM

Taking finance to see a show at the Chicago theater Saturday. Looking for restaurant that is cozy, yummy and preferably about 150.00 ( including tips and possibly bottle of wine) . We are both meat eaters and also love wine. I am open to other ideas as well. I would prefer for the place to be close to Chicago theater. Thanks !! Oh, it's his birthday, too...

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    ferret RE: Joytodd Nov 29, 2011 08:04 PM

    Is across the street close enough? Cibo Matto is in the Hotel Wit across the street and would meet all your requirements.

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      Bdav1818 RE: ferret Nov 29, 2011 09:11 PM

      Cibo Matto closed in September.

      Take a look at La Madia or or Quartino- both are excellent and you could easily meet your budget (with wine) and walk to the theater.

      626 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60654

      La Madia - A Contemporary Pizzeria
      59 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60610

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        ferret RE: Bdav1818 Nov 29, 2011 09:50 PM

        Nooooooooo!!! Really liked that place.

        Kind of rough to have the hotel's restaurant closed.

        I love Quartino, but it's not really a special spot (and you could have 2 great meals for 2 there for $150).

        My next closest spot would be Bin 36 (and don't tell me they closed).

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      wak RE: Joytodd Nov 29, 2011 10:39 PM

      Henri? A nice place for a celebration if you can still get a reservation. You should be OK with budget as long as you don't go crazy with the wine. There is not much else in that area that I would consider cozy.

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