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Upscale, intimate BYOB restaurant serving fixed-price American menus in chef Phillip Foss’ kitchen.
  •  Dine-in·
  •  Curbside pickup·
  •  Delivery
Address: 2419 W 14th St, Chicago, IL 60608
Health & safety: Reservations required · Mask required · Temperature check required · Staff wear masks · Staff get temperature checks · Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits · More details
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Critic reviews
Dining here feels like attending an underground dinner party prepared by a merry band of misfit cooks in Chef Phillip Foss’ home (he lives upstairs). There is one seating, everyone is served at ... Full review
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"Turning fine dining upside down", this "exciting" Lawndale New American takes patrons on a "sensory ride" that’s "part theater, part dinner party" via "inventive" tasting menus from "brilliant"... Full review
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People typically spend 10-45 min here
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Shaan Somani
6 days ago
There were several elements of the meal I really enjoyed, especially the French Onion Soup explosion and the Borscht. That said, there were a few dishes that I felt just didn't work. For instance, the french fry smoothie and barbecue rice …
Matthew Bath
3 months ago
Girlfriend booked this restaurant for our anniversary. I'm not big on fancy restaurants but really enjoyed our meal! Everything is delicious, fun tour of the kitchen, fancy dining but not too stuffy.
Response from the owner3 months ago
Thanks Matthew for the kind words. We are grateful.
Dwayne Brock
a month ago
My favorite place for tasty American food. I love this place so much. Prices were fair. They have a lot of good reviews for a reason.

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