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Piccolo Sogno: A "Little Dream" of a Restaurant



    Foodies: Inside Piccolo Sogno

    Big Italian flavors using simple ingredients. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010)

    You can't throw a stick without hitting an Italian restaurant in Chicago, but that doesn't mean there aren't some eateries pushing the envelope when it comes to unique .

    Piccolo Sogno -- which translates to "Little Dream -- is a River North restaurant that offers seasonal regional Italian cuisine without the fuss.

    "I didn't want to focus on just one part of Italy because I think in Italy there's a lot of great food throughout the country," chef and partner Tony Priolo says.

    The emphasis is on offering simple and fresh ingredients with a robust menu of salad, antipasta, pasta, panini, pizza and main courses that include gems such as pancetta wrapped quail and grilled seafood dishes.

    Piccolo Sogno, 464 N Halsted, 312.421.0077