One of the latest trends in Chicago’s foodie scene? Multiconcept venues that bring some of the best eats together under one roof. These are the best offerings right now.
Urbanspace features an incredibly varied cuisine selection.
1. Aster Hall
Known for launching some of the city’s favorite eateries, Hogsalt Hospitality has brought them to the 900 North Michigan Shops. The pristine, massive Aster Hall fills two floors with more than a dozen outposts of beloved Hogsalt spots like Small Cheval and Green Street Smoked Meats. 900 N. Michigan Ave., asterhallchicago.com
2. Chicago French Market
Located in the Ogilvie Transportation Center, this European-style market takes inspiration from Paris. However, its many vendors are local, ranging from top-notch lobster rolls to empanadas to a kosher deli. 131 N. Clinton St., frenchmarketchicago.com
This expansive food emporium offers a splendid array of culinary offerings from Italy, from grappa to olive oils and beyond. Wander around and find hands-on cooking classes, cafes and a variety of restaurants serving everything from pizza and pasta to fresh seafood. 43 E. Ohio St., eataly.com
Guests can dine alfresco at Tony’s Rooftop Bar in Time Out Market.
4. Revival Food Hall
Set in a historic Loop building, this lovingly restored venue features food from local vendors, including Latin (Lito’s Empanadas), poke bowls (Aloha Poke Co.) and barbecue (Smoque). Enjoy cold-pressed organic juice from City Press Juice & Bottle, or a cappuccino from an in-house coffee bar. 125 S. Clark St., revivalfoodhall.com
The Showroom Food Hall lodged inside McCormick Square’s Marriott Marquis draws its inspiration from the city’s Motor Row with nods to American automobiles. Its eateries include local Revolution Coffee, a build-your- own-baked potato concept and wood oven-fired pizzas. 2121 S. Prairie Ave.
6. Time Out Market
Nestled in the Fulton Market district, Time Out Market hosts a variety of top Chicago cuisine offerings in one fab foodie destination. Visitors can sample from 18 eateries, including Bill Kim Ramen Bar, Bar Goa and Soul & Smoke. 916 W. Fulton Market, timeoutmarket.com
There’s something for every foodie at Urbanspace. Explore new and classic off erings alike, from The Budlong Hot Chicken, Isla Filipino and Spanglish. We recommend Plant Junkie’s Bangkok curry, Happy Lobster’s signature lobster mac and cheese or a Biscoff pocket from Stan’s Donuts. 15 W. Washington St., urbanspacenyc.com/chi