Where to Eat in Chicago

Booking a table at a great restaurant is a superb way to celebrate your engagement, and you can always pop the question over dinner if your original proposal plans don’t quite work out. Whether you like American, French, Italian, or Asian cuisine, here are some possibilities that are sure to impress your bride-to-be.

Everest is a very romantic destination for a post proposal dinner. Located on the 40th floor of the Chicago stock exchange the celebrated chef J. Joho produces fabulous French cuisine accompanied by an excellent wine list.

Crofton on Wells is a well established restaurant in the River North area that serves sophisticated seasonally inspired American cuisine at very reasonable prices.

The Signature Room on the 95th floor of the John Hancock Center is a real treat, not least for the fabulous view while you eat. The wooden art deco interior gives it an intimate feel and the menu is all American.

Alinea is a contemporary restaurant at the forefront of progressive American cuisine and is located in the Lincoln Park area of the city. The 23 course tour menu can take up to four hours and will be filled with gastronomic surprises and unconventional eating methods.

Sunda is one of Chicago’s most popular New Asian restaurants combining flavors from East and South East Asia. Located close to the Magnificent Mile the designer interior adds to the experience and the dishes are designed for sharing.

Piccolo Sogno, translated as Little Dream stands out among an array of excellent Italian restaurants in Chicago. Located in the River North area its rustic regional homemade Italian dishes served in its cozy dining room make it a perfect place for a romantic dinner for two.