3 Squares is an upscale diner in Uptown with comfortable booths and a long counter that’s perfect for dining solo. You can get dishes like omelettes, chicken and waffles, and a Chicago pastrami “dog” (a pastrami sandwich dressed like a classic Chicago hot dog). Breakfast is served all day, so if you’re a breakfast-for-dinner person, you’ll be particularly happy here.
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Miss Saigon is a BYOB Vietnamese restaurant in Uptown that serves excellent brothless pho and chicken wings.
Demera in Uptown is one of the best and only ways to experience Ethiopian food in town. Go with a group and try a few different things.
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Gilt Bar is the rare River North spot that’s easy to get into, and also has great food. Prepare for a lot of meat, butter, and salt.
Glenn's Diner & Seafood House
Glenn's Diner feels like a diner, but it specializes in simple seafood. They also have spaghetti and meatballs and a cereal bar. You'll like it.
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The Warbler is a restaurant in Lincoln Square serving a wide variety of very tasty American food.
Mango Pickle is serving contemporary and traditional Indian food in a bright, fun environment in Edgewater.
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