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LuceeLou May 23, 2013 03:41 PM

Any recommendations for restaurants that use organic ingredients or farm to table? We'll be staying in Lincoln Park for 4 days/5 nights and we'll have our 1.5 yr old son with us. Thank you!

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    ferret RE: LuceeLou May 23, 2013 05:02 PM

    Perennial VIrant is a great spot that sources locally.

    1. nsxtasy RE: LuceeLou May 23, 2013 05:48 PM

      North Pond is also excellent for its use of local and seasonal ingredients. And Chef Bruce Sherman is a supporter of Green City Market.

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        nsxtasy RE: nsxtasy May 24, 2013 06:15 AM

        I forgot to mention - both Perennial Virant and North Pond are in the Lincoln Park neighborhood where you're staying. Well, technically, North Pond is in the park itself, whereas Perennial Virant is in the neighborhood, across the street from the park. :)

        North Pond is an upscale, chef-driven, somewhat expensive restaurant. Perennial Virant is also chef-driven but more casual, and its small plates format is not as expensive as North Pond.

      2. chicgail RE: LuceeLou May 23, 2013 06:15 PM

        Lots of local restaurants do. Many even post the names of the local farms that source their food. Good suggestions already made. Here are a few others:
        BrownTrout.
        Lula.
        The Bristol.

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          LuceeLou RE: LuceeLou May 24, 2013 12:16 AM

          Great, thank you!

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            jennykrause RE: LuceeLou Jul 7, 2013 12:22 PM

            Prasino on happening Division St in Wicker Park is good and family friendly. Nice outdoor seating for people watching as well.

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