Chicago dining guide

November 11, 2006

Chicago Dining Guide

Many restaurants near the Chicago Hyatt Regency offer dining experiences around the city's Magnificent Mile. Here is a small sampling of the cuisine available in the immediate vicinity of the venue for the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2006, categorized by food type.

American
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Navy Pier
700 E. Grand Ave.
Phone: (312) 252-4867
Themed after the Tom Hanks movie "Forrest Gump"

Johnny Rockets
901 N. Rush St.
A 1950s-themed restaurant

Seasons Restaurant
120 E. Delaware Pl.
French-informed North American cuisine

Brazilian
Brazzaz the Brazilian Steakhouse
539 N. Dearborn St.
(312) 595-9000

Chinese
Shanghai Terrace
108 E. Superior St.
(312) 573-6744
Asian cuisine, including Shanghainese and Cantonese

Szechwan Restaurant
625 N. Michigan Ave.
Direct entrance on Ontario
(312) 642-3900

Continental
Cite Elegant Dining
505 N. Lake Shore Dr., 70th floor
(312) 644-4050
Newly renovated on the 70th floor of the Lake Point Tower

Eclectic
NoMI
Park Hyatt Chicago
800 N. Michigan Ave., 7th floor
(312) 239-4030
Award-winning chef Sandro Gamba produces the cuisine for this restaurant

French
Brasserie Jo
59 W. Hubbard St.
(312) 595-0800
Traditional French cuisine

Copperblue
505 N. Lake Shore Dr., suite 105
(312) 527-1200
Features the flavors of Southern France, Northern Italy, and Spain

Les Nomades
222 E. Ontario St.
(312) 649-9010
Reservations required for this "most Parisien" Chicago restaurant

TRU
676 N. St. Clair St.
(312) 202-0001
Progressive French cuisine

Fusion
Roy's Chicago
720 N. State St.
(312) 787-7599
"Hawaiian Fusion" cuisine by chef Roy Yamaguchi

Italian
Osteria Via Stato
620 N. State St.
(312) 642-8430

Phil Stefani's 437 Rush
437 N. Rush St.
(312) 222-0101
Italian steakhouse

Spiaggia and Cafe Spiaggia
980 N. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
(312) 280-2750
Overlooks Lake Michigan

Japanese
Benihana Japanese Steakhouse
166 E. Superior St.
(312) 644-9643
Hibachi-style, prepared at table

Kamehachi Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar
240 E. Ontario St.
(312) 587-0600
Chicago's oldest Japanese restaurant and sushi bar

Latin
Delacosta Restaurant & Lounge
465 E. Illinois St.
(312) 321-8930
Specialties from Spain, South America and the Caribbean

Pizza
Giordano's Pizzeria & Restaurant Rush Street
730 N. Rush St.
(312) 951-0747
More than 40 locations citywide

Seafood
Cape Cod Room
140 E. Walton Pl.
The Drake Hotel
(312) 932-4625
Opened in 1933

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab
60 E. Grand Ave
(312) 379-5637
Award-winning seafood restaurant

Riva
700 E. Grand Ave
(312) 644-7482
On Chicago's Navy Pier

Steak and Beef
Chicago Chop House
60 W. Ontario St.
(312) 787-7100
Award-winning independent steakhouse

Saloon Steakhouse
200 E. Chestnut St.
(312) 280-5454

Smith & Wollensky
318 N. State St.
(312) 670-9900
Overlooks Chicago River

Thai
Star of Siam
11 E. Illinois St.
(312) 670-0100

Vietnamese
Le Colonial Restaurant
937 N. Rush St.
(312) 255-0088