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Pasta Palazzo is a vibrant hole in the wall Italian restaurant located in the heart of Lincoln Park. Upon entering the restaurant, you are welcomed with beautiful mosaics and colorful paintings on each wall, transporting you to the serene countryside of Italy.  The atmosphere is relaxing, lively, and perfect for

ginos east

A Slice of History Opened in 1966, Gino’s East is the second oldest big-name Chicago-style pizza joint. The ooey gooey delicious pie know as deep dish took to the city’s streets in 1943. Ike Sewell cooked up this innovative pizza after being stationed in Italy during the Second World War.

Bienvenue! Cochon Volant Brasserie presents a deliciously decadent breakfast, lunch, or dinner with a French twist. Peruse the menu and your eyes will feast on ingredients like gruyere, pastrami, brioche, and pork belly. When dining at Cochon Volant, expect both a great meal and quick service–making it an ideal spot

D’Amato’s Bakery is real deal Italian cuisine. Sporting vibrant green, red and white paint, the instant you spot this gem on the corner of Grand Avenue and May Street, you’ll know that you’re at the right spot. The smell of fresh bread, pizza and cookies wafts through the air as

La Storia is a charming Italian restaurant in Chicago’s idyllic Gold Coast neighborhood, perfectly situated in an architectural gem of a home. The two-story restaurant, housed within two former family residences — built in 1896 and 1918, respectively — is located at 1154 N. Dearborn. The home has been renovated