Chicago Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Staff Writer
Chicago Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Ready your forks and knives, people – Chicago Restaurant Week has finally descended upon us. Running from Feb. 1-10, this annual event marks the one and only time each year that foodie wannabes can finally afford a night at some of Chicago’s best dining spots.

During Restaurant Week, you can nab a table at over 250 restaurants which are offering prix-fixe lunches for $22 and/or dinners for $33 and $44. Head to to check out which restaurants are participating, see the prix-fixe menus and make a reservation.

Wondering where to go? Here are some of the top destinations for Chicago Restaurant Week 2013:

Lockwood: For the aspiring fine-diners, check out this gorgeous Palmer House Hilton restaurant’s $44 dinner.
17 E Monroe St., (312) 917-3404

bellyQ: This trendy West Town spot is a new addition to the list of participants this year. Stop by for tasty Asian fusion cuisine.
1400 W Randolph St., (312) 563-1010

Café Ba Ba Reeba: Known for its Spanish tapas, this Lincoln Park restaurant will have both lunch and dinner options.
2024 N Halsted St., (773) 935-5000

Topolobampo: Checking out a Rick Bayless restaurant is a Chicago must, so snatch up a reservation at Topolobampo while you can.
445 N Clark St., (312) 661-1434

Geja’s Café: Schedule your Valentine’s Day a bit early and enjoy a luscious fondue dinner at this ultra-romantic Lincoln Park spot.
340 W Armitage Ave., (773) 281-9101