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Southern Cut Barbecue Expands
“That team includes renowned pitmaster Lee Ann Whippen, who will join the Cafe after helping launch the first location of the restaurant and oversee an abbreviated menu that features most of Southern Cut’s popular menu items.”
Chicago Foodie Girl
“Located just off of the Mag Mile inside the Hilton Suites Hotel, the restaurant has Americana theme and a menu filled with updated comfort food to match its homey decor, as well as appeal to city diners looking for a simple, yet still sophisticated experience.”
Chicago Food Magazine
“A neighborhood favorite, The Local adds a twist to traditional home-cooked meals for a delicious lunch or dinner that will make you think grandma made it.”
“American food done right. That’s the best way I can describe The Local!”
“Nestled right in the Gold Coast on E. Delaware, The Local Chicago brings a posh twist to your favorite local dishes.”
Her Tasty Life
“Pop in for comfort food, good times and a great environment.”
The Daily Meal
The Local Delivers Elevated Comfort Food in Chicago.
A Meal in Pictures
Blogger Adam Soko Instagrams The Local – Chicago’s dining experience
Chef Dean Zanella on Spicing Up Your Summer Appetizers
Chef Dean stops by Fox 32 Chicago and shows us Black Truffle Deviled Eggs and Pork Belly Sliders.
17 Perfect Corn Recipes (Men’s Journal)
“Summer brings us such great products and we like to focus on the lighter side when it comes to seafood and let the main ingredient stand on its own. Presenting crab in a loose format, instead of a cake, lets the crab meat mold with other flavors as well as stand on its own. This is a great appetizer for a summer party,” says Chef Tom Kern of The Local Chicago. Read the article and get the recipe →
Thanks for dining with us, Michael Peña!
The Ant-Man actor joined us for dinner.
REVIEW: Gapers Block
“…The menu reflects the ambiance and inspires comfort and familiarity.”
Using out of the box spring ingredients with Chef Dean Zanella
Chef Dean Zanella stopped by the Fox 32 Chicago studios to highlight some ideas for the beautiful fresh produce of Spring.
Thanks for visiting, Randy Couture!
The UFC Hall of Famer and retired mixed martial arts pro paid us a visit in May.
Thanks for stopping by, Common!
The Oscar winner and Chicago native dined with us March 20.
REVIEW: Timeout Chicago
“…chances are it won’t be long before Gold Coast neighbors start treating this less like a hotel restaurant and more as their ‘local.'”