Thank you for including us in your great list of Chicagoland restaurants that offer green eats, Wren. We’re happy to be in the company of such a great list of restaurants, chefs and shops throughout the area.

“…Avec and Publican are reliably outstanding and a popular recommendation for clients or family visiting Chicago. It may sound strange to say but the food tastes good at Kahan’s restaurants, as opposed to some noted establishments where the food seems to compete for attention with everything else going on. And yet, both restaurants have a vibe – Avec and its cozy room has more of an edge, while at Publican you are among friends even in a crowd of strangers … Jennifer & Dave Stricklin, Winnetka

THANKS Erwin Drechsler of Winnetka for pioneering the local, seasonal food scene as chef and owner of Erwin Cafe in Lake View for the past 19 years. Although the cafe closed as of July 1, Erwin plans to open a new, healthy, organic fast-food Italian concept at a TBD location in the next year or so. PLEASE locate in Winnetka!Photo from

There is not just one thing I love about **City Provisions in Chicago. The local, sustainable, organic products that they sell in their delicatessen, the farm dinners (some at the Chicago Botanic Garden) and supper clubs they host, enjoying the best the season has to offer, their attentive service and knowledgeable staff. One more thing, their food is delicious! … Linnete Wolfberg, Winnetka

Farmhouse in River North is a fun new (farm-to-) tavern that specializes in local, made from scratch food and Midwestern craft beers … De Gray, Chicago

My favorite place for lunch is Floriole Cafe & Bakery in Lincoln Park. Fresh, local, suatainable…they shop the Green City market twice a week. I always get the Tartine of the Day…topped with whatever is fresh from the farmer’s market. They also have the best baguettes and croissants I’ve ever had outside of France! For dinner, I love The Bristol in Bucktown … Gina Rasmussen Mathews, Winnetka…”

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