Inside the New Gilt Bar

Your first look inside River North's hottest new destination.

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Gilt Bar is the latest addition to the River North dining scene. It's located at 230 W. Kinzie St. in the old Aigre Doux space.
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Gilt Bar is the latest addition to the River North dining scene. It's located at 230 W. Kinzie St. in the old Aigre Doux space. Check out our video tour and interview with the owner, Brendan Sodikoff.
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The restaurant soft opened on Tuesday and will officially open its doors Friday.
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Owner Brendan Sodikoff, a restaurant veteran, is aiming for an accessible casual vibe with hints of the fine dining experience.
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Sodikoff says the food has a "rustic" look to it, which the matches the decor and feel of the restaurant.
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Roasted bone marrow with red onion jam and coarse salt.
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Gunthorp Farm chicken with oregano, espelette pepper and roasted garlic.
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Cassia roasted beets with brown butter, toasted almonds, green apple and mint.
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The cocktail menu includes everything from familiar classics to $2 PBRs. But don't ask for Grey Goose -- there's only one type of vodka, a local organic brand called Death's Door.
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