The Nutritarian

Healthy Eating Insight

Quality Food in Chicago; have you tried?

Written By: The Nutritarian - Jan• 31•12

I’ve found that restaurants dedicated to serving local sustainable produce, often have a certain appreciation for food and coincide with the best, freshest creations.  Here are some new and classic spots with rationale on why you might enjoy.

BREAKFAST:

Bleeding Heart Bakery, 1955 W. Belmont Ave.

Rationale- Chicago’s first all-organic bakery in North Center has sit and eat or grab and go and brunch.

Kingsbury Street Cafe, 1523 N Kingsbury Street Chicago, IL 60642

 Rationale- Amazing healthy superfood ingredients for brunch and dinner.

 

DINNER:

Ada St. Restaurant and Bar, 1664 North Ada Street, between Wabansia Avenue and Concord Place.

Rationale- New chef and grilled octopus.  Talk of no too trendy atmosphere.

Blackbird

Browntrout, 4111 N. Lincoln

Rationale- Using local and sustainable food.  Live Bluegrass 6-9pm and half price bottles on Sunday, Wednesday make your own tasting menu, and BYOB Thursdays.

Ina’s, 1235 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60607

Rationale- Great veggie options and free parking.

La Madia, 59 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60610

Rationale- Who doesn’t like a gourmet pizza  with great ingredients and 75 wines to choose from?  They also have weekly specials!

Lula Cafe

Next

North Pond Cafe

Rittergut Winery, 10 S Wacker Dr  Madison & State Chicago, IL 60606

Rationale-

Vie 

The Balanced Kitchen, 6263 N. McCormick Blvd.

Rationale- I’ve caught wind of a few of my favorite things: vegan, gluten-free and organic,& eco-friendly.

 

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