Six Chicago restaurants have been named in Wine Enthusiast’s list of "America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2016."
Restaurants were chosen based on respective categories rather than ranking. The restaurant listings feature a brief description and a “riot dish” for foodies to know about. The Chicago restaurants and group include:
Intro Chicago – "New & Noteworthy"
Lincoln Park, 2300 N. Lincoln Park W. | introchicago.com
Maple & Ash – “Upgraded Steakhouse”
Gold Coast, 8 W. Maple St. | mapleandash.com
Osteria Langhe – “Amazing Laser-Focused Wine List”
Logan Square, 2824 W. Armitage Ave. | osterialanghe.com
Parachute – “Not to be Missed”
Avondale, 3500 N. Elston Ave. | parachuterestaurant.com
Sepia – “Excellent By-the-Glass Program”
Near West Side, 123 N. Jefferson St. | sepiachicago.com
Spiaggia – “Classic”
Near North Side, 980 N. Michigan Ave. | spiaggiarestaurant.com
Last year’s list featured four Chicago restaurants, including previous candidates Blackbird and Balena.
Additional Midwest restaurants include Trentina (Cleveland, Ohio), Vertical Detroit (Detroit, Mich.), Niche (St. Lous, Mo.), Reeds American Table (St. Louis, Mo.), Spoon and Stable (Minneapolis, Minn.) and L’Etoile Restaurant (Madison, Wis.).