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Avli on the park

Avli has just opened it’s fourth location, Avli on the park, in lakeshore east. 180 N. Field Blvd was the old home of the III Forks Steakhouse. This is a beautiful location in one of our favorite Chicago neighborhoods. Avli is a fast growing modern Greek dining empire by chef Louie Alexakis and sports anchor Lou Canellis.  The new 13,000-square-foot tavern is completely transformed, with a gorgeous aesthetic meant to make diners feel like they’re vacationing on the Greek coast. Some of our favorite dishes were the lobster pasta, the octopus medley, the saganaki and the orange creme brûlée for dessert! Also male sure to check out their rooftop for a night cap after dinner. Their rooftop patio space offers stunning views of downtown Chicago. Avli on...

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Andros Taverna

More than a year after leaving The Lettuce Entertain You restaurant group, Chef Doug Psaltis has returned with Andros Taverna, a Greek inspired restaurant in Logan Square. "This is a passion project we've been working on for years," said Psaltis. "I grew up eating the food at grandfathers Greek diner (Olympia Diner) and traveling around Greece. The restaurant is really based on family and traditional recipes through a contemporary lens." Psaltis' wife, Hsing Chen, is the pastry chef at the restaurant and said "We met while working together, we don't know anything else. We worked in several restaurants in various cities together. It's what we know and what we love. It works for us." Chen says to look for pastry items...

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