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Concierge Hot Spots
Catelyn Rydzweski
Concierge,  Hotel Monaco Chicago

Nestled between Wabash and Michigan Avenue is a chic and casual hidden gem. Brought to you by restaurateur Billy Lawless, Beacon Tavern has a seafood focus for their elevated gastropub menu. In addition to all of their yummy food options, the bar is well stocked for whichever libation strikes your fancy, including 49 wines at $49 a bottle.

Others to Try:
  • Sunny Side Up & Coffee Shoppe
  • Bockwinkel’s
  • Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine
Logan Lawson-Parks
Concierge,  Hyatt Regency Chicago

Maple & Ash offers unforgettable steak and seafood dishes along with high-quality service in an opulent environment. The restaurant even features a photo booth so that you can capture your experience and document your memories. If you are looking for something more casual make sure to try the spacious, hip lounge and bar offering the full menu and service experience.

Others to Try:
  • I|O Godfrey
  • iO Theater
  • Margie’s Candies
Alex Yu
Concierge,  Warwick Allerton Hotel

Indulge in our city’s current ramen craze. A steaming bowl of supple noodles in rich broth is good for the soul and warms the belly. The tonkotsu pork broth, with a dollop of chili oil, is my go-to dish at Wasabi.

Others to Try:
  • Ramen-san
  • Strings Ramen Shop
  • High Five Ramen
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