Chef David Schneider educates us on Taxim’s regional Greek cuisine, in Wicker Park. “Taxim features regionally-inspired Greek dishes paired with an all-Greek wine list. The stunning dining room is fitted with soaring 16-foot ceilings, travertine marble floors and dramatic Byzantine-style lamps and artwork. We take pride in our selection of traditional Greek wine. Updated regularly,…

Daniel Alonso talks tapas with devHour.tv at this Wicker Park Staple. “Black Bull pays homage to the tapas and pintxos bars of Spain, full of warmth and vivacity, a meeting point for friends, where an unassuming entrance conceals a boisterous setting serving simple yet surprising food. At the heart of Black Bull is the custom…

Tocco, the newest inception from stylish, Italian restaurateurs Chef Bruno Abate and his partner, Melissa, provides authentic Italian cuisine within a contemporary atmosphere.   Ideal for a variety of occasions, the casual chic dining environment includes cozy tables for intimate dinners, a community table for large groups, and a lavish bar and lounge area ideal…

Max’s is an unpretentious eatery with a laid-back vibe specializing in upmarket comfort food & global wines. “Located just a block down from THE Wicker Park, we couldn’t adore our neighborhood more. With music venues like Subterranean and bars like The Emporium as our neighbors, Wicker Park is the perfect place for our Wine Dive…

Inspired by the Supper Club experience of a bygone era, The Bedford puts a modern-day twist on the concept by offering more than just a restaurant. Underground but not exclusive, this Wicker Park outpost offers a full nightlife experience without the formality. Come into the reclaimed landmark bank for a drink or small bite, and…

Chef and Owner Shin Thompson gets furious with some ramen, in this one-on-one. “Furious Spoon is a ramen-focused shop. We focus on the fresh, hand-crafted noodles with our noodle maker that’s imported from Japan. There’s three things that I look for when I go out to eat and that’s cheap, fast and good. If I…

Known as the monster who fought Godzilla, Rodan has been a Wicker Park staple for over ten years. Non-traditional culinary creations and killer cocktails have allowed such Monster tenure. We feature daily food and drink specials. Kitchen is also open late to satisfy your cravings.Fresh innovative dishes created by Chef Joshua Bushnick are served up…

Known as the monster who fought Godzilla, Rodan has been a Wicker Park staple for over ten years. Non-traditional culinary creations and killer cocktails have allowed such Monster tenure. We feature daily food and drink specials. Kitchen is also open late to satisfy your cravings.Fresh innovative dishes created by Chef Joshua Bushnick are served up…

Taking its cue from the laid back way of southern life, this low-down Wicker Park bar offers a deep selection of small batch bourbons, micro-brews, hearty whiskeys and plenty of specialty drinks. When hunger strikes – as it always does when people get together – The Southern satisfies with a menu that raises the bar…

Partner, Nick Moretti, explains the concept behind the experience at Chop Shop in Wicker Park. An authentic salumeria and gourmet butcher shop offering an assortment of quality meats & cheeses from around the world & local farms. Beverage program features craft beers, cocktails and a globally influenced wine list. The restaurant/bar draws from the Chop…

Sous Chef, Carlo Núñez, introduces us to Takito Kitchen’s take on modern Mexican small plates. “Takito Kitchen features Mexican-inspired cuisine created by Executive Chef/Partner David Dworshak. Our food is seasonal and will support local farmers and producers. Our main focus of artisanal tacos lends itself to endless possibilities of ingredients, accompaniments and salsas. Aside from…

Owner Dimitri Syrkin-Nikolau chats with devHour.tv about what makes Dimo’s Pizza unique. “We will work tirelessly to make an impact on the communities we call home, and make a difference in the lives of those who eat our food and work with us. We see pizza as our crispy, chewy, edible passion – a platform…

Ashley Ortiz, Owner, gives us a tour of this Wicker Park Antique Store and Mexican restaurant “Antique Taco is a combination of everything we love: flavorful food, antique style, and the comfort of home. When thinking of how to design Antique Taco, I knew incorporating antiques in the restaurant was a must. Besides the instant…

Enso Sushi & Bar’s General Manager, Vassaly, chats about this authentic Japanese restaurant,that has a Chicago twist. “Enso is a place where you can sit back and relax in the presence of good company and good food.  The philosophy behind the name allows us to give back to Chicago in a way where dining is…

  Vincent Colombet explains the culinary experience which is Cook Au Vin, in Bucktown. “My approach is I’m always trying to let the people customize their food as we cook. Sometimes we have a group that likes a lot of spicy food, so we can put more spice or if they like it more bland…