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58 Chicago Restaurants Earn Bib Gourmands for 2021, 10 for First Time

This year's list includes 58 Chicago restaurants, 10 of which are new to the Bib Gourmand distinction

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Chicago's restaurant scene took a huge hit during the coronavirus pandemic, but as the dining world begins to return so have the coveted foodie awards, with a new crop of Bib Gourmands announced in the city Tuesday.

This year's list includes 58 Chicago restaurants, 10 of which are new to the Bib Gourmand distinction. The recognition is just below a Michelin star and is reserved for restaurants that offer more affordable cuisine.

"Bib Gourmand restaurants offer a full menu of a starter, main course and dessert, making it possible to order two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for around $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included)," the Michelin Guide states.

Here's the list of new Bib Gourmand recipients in Chicago:

Chef's Special Cocktail Bar (Bucktown)

Ciccio Mio (River North)

Joe's Imports (West Loop)

Kasama (Bucktown)

Mama Delia (Bucktown)

Munno Pizzeria & Bistro (Andersonville)

Perilla (West Loop)

Soulé (Bucktown)

Tzuco (River North)

Vajra (West Town)

The full list of new restaurants, set for release by the Michelin Guide on Thursday, also includes repeat restaurants like Avec, Cabra, Frontera Grill, Giant, Girl & the Goat, Lula Cafe and more.

County Barbecue
Flat & Point
Avlí Taverna
Vajra
Jam
Kai Zan
Lonesome Rose
Proxi
HaiSous
Herb
Mi Tocaya
The Purple Pig
DeCOLORES
The Duck Inn
Mango Pickle
Smoque BBQ
Sol de Mexico
Pleasant House Pub
Table, Donkey and Stick
Ceres’ Table
Chilam Balam
Frontera Grill
Gilt Bar
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GT Fish & Oyster
Untitled Supper Club
Avec
Girl & The Goat
Marisol
Pizzeria Bebu
Mott St.
Daisies
Daguan Noodle
Longman & Eagle
Lula Cafe
Dos Urban Cantina
Giant
Cabra
Munno Pizzeria & Bistro
Kie-Gol-Lanee
Cira
Tzuco
Funkenhausen
etta
Virtue
Nella Pizza e Pasta

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