Discover the innovative flavors of Althea as curated by renowned celebrity chef Matthew Kenney. Perched on the seventh floor of Saks Fifth Avenue, this destination features a diverse variety of organic, seasonal produce for a globally inspired menu. Savor a plant-based twist on traditional dishes from barbacoa tacos to kelp noodle cacio e pepe. 700 N. Michigan Ave.
Proudly meat free since ’83, Chicago Diner serves up America’s favorite comfort foods in Lakeview and Logan Square that even dedicated meat eaters are sure to enjoy. Tall stacks of pancakes, biscuits and seitan sausage gravy, delicious dairy-free milkshakes and more diner classics are available for your next vegan weekend brunch. 3411 N. Halsted St.; 2333 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago’s first vegan-owned donut shop, this West Town spot shares its passion for both delectable sweets made from scratch and supporting animal rights organizations each month with 50% of their proceeds. Liberation Donuts brings unique flavor combinations to life—be it lemon poppyseed, a tahini or maple syrup drizzle or chocolate cinnamon donuts powdered with spicy guajillo. 2054 W. Grand Ave.
A culinary gem in the heart of Uptown, this beloved destination is owned by Andy and Gina Kalish, who opened the restaurant just two blocks from their home to recreate familiar meals in a unique way for their beloved neighborhood. With specialty burgers, clucker sandwiches and creamy mac and cheese to share, the plant-based diner and bakery draws crowds from all over the city. 1313 W. Wilson Ave.
An acronym for Raising Awareness Worldwide, RAW celebrates the power of plant-based foods to fuel your body everyday. The freshly prepared raw vegan foods are designed to nourish, inspire and delight your palate. Sip on a pitaya dragonfruit smoothie, grab a falafel sandwich to go or indulge your sweet tooth with a coconut cacao truffle. 51 W. Huron St.