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James Beard Winners in the West Loop

Explore the West Loop's award winning food options

  • 1.

    Next

    Next

    The Alinea Group's Nick Achatz and Nick Kokonas won a 2012 James Beard Foundation's Best New Restaurant

  • 2.

    Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio

    Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio

    You can find Chef Sarah Grueneberg's West Loop gem on Madison Row

  • 3.

    avec

    avec

    Find Mediterranean and Midwestern fusion at Executive Chef Paul Kahan's avec

  • 4.

    Girl & The Goat

    Girl & The Goat

    Chef Stephanie Izard's brainchild is iconic Chicago fanfare.

  • 5.

    BlackBird Restaurant

    BlackBird Restaurant

    Sleek and modern, Executive Chef Paul Kahan's BlackBird Restaurant is a West Loop staple

  • 6.

    The Aviary

    The Aviary

    The Aviary is owned by The Alinea Group's Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas

  • 7.

    The Publican

    The Publican

    Find plenty of pork and oysters at Executive Chef Paul Kahan's The Publican

  • 8.

    Sepia

    Sepia

    Sepia Executive Chef Andrew Zimmerman is a James Beard winner and has a Michelin star.

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