From Asia to Europe and everywhere in between, Chicago’s food scene is poppin’ with delectable eats from around the globe. Transport yourself to new lands with global cuisine at these concierge favorites:
When you have a hankering for Indian cuisine, head straight into India House! The massive menu includes everything from Indian street food to classic curries and tandoori dishes and with more than 250 menu items, you’ll no doubt have trouble deciding what to order. Try the chicken tikka masala and don’t forget to add on one of the many naans!
This eclectic, boho-chic restaurant is the perfect setting for an all-around global experience. Beatnik’s talented chefs play with flavors from countries like Italy, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, and Japan to give you creative dishes not found anywhere else. The shared plates let you try multiple cuisines and the cocktail menu is unbeatable.
Duck Duck Goat
For global cuisine that’ll satisfy any palette, check out this Stephanie Izard brainchild! The spacious and trendy Duck Duck Goat is more than just a Chinese restaurant; it’s a Chinese experience! Duck Duck Goat’s fabulous menu includes Peking Duck, Dan Dan Noodles, and all the dim sum your heart desires.
Satisfy your craving for Mediterranean cuisine with a trip to Ada Street, where you’ll be met with an array of toasts, spreads, and fresh proteins like steak, scallops, and salmon. Don’t miss out on the Parisienne Gnocchi or the Merguez Meatballs!
The Danish-influenced hotspot Elske offers a full tasting menu or a la carte options, so you get to choose your experience – what’s better than that? Dishes like the pork and snail sausage, glazed veal sweetbreads, and poached sturgeon give you a taste of Scandinavia in a casual atmosphere.
This art deco River North restaurant not only offers a gorgeous atmosphere, it has a stunning menu to boot. French cuisine like Pan-Sauteed Shrimp Jovan, Rohan Duck Breast, and Wood-Grilled Bavette that pair perfectly with the extensive champagne bar and overall artsy experience at Marchesa.