Published on May 26, 2015

Tasty New Spots to Try This Week

You have more options than ever in Chicago. From Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s Japonais to the southern comfort of award-winning Chicago q, your taste buds are sure to be delighted. Here’s a quick look at our latest additions.

Japonais by Morimoto (River North)



Critically acclaimed Japanese chef and Food Network star Masaharu Morimoto brings his passion for cooking and expert culinary skills to Chicago’s beloved Japonais restaurant. Japonais by Morimoto features a modern space with an elevated, breathtaking sushi bar and an open kitchen. The canopied bar offers a signature line of shochu, sake and craft beers, as well as Chicago’s largest selection of Japanese whiskey.

Chicago q (Gold Coast)



Chicago q is a barbecue experience like none other. Using the highest quality meats seasoned with house-made rubs, the award-winning American fare is served in a Savannah-style dining room, imbued with Southern charm and comfort. Regional favorites from the Carolinas, Texas, Missouri and Tennessee pair perfectly with the best rare and exclusive bourbons in Chicago.

The Franklin Room (River North)



The Franklin Room is a proper city tavern and Chicago speakeasy. Featuring a menu of comforting, flavorful American tavern fare inspired by the turn of the century, the restaurant celebrates the communal drinking culture of classic neighborhood taverns. The beverage program showcases a thoughtful selection of fine spirits, wines and beers with a strong focus on independent distillers and limited-edition releases.

With all these delectable options, how do you decide where to go? Luckily, the latest update to the Reserve app allows you to filter restaurants by distance, cuisine and price. As your dining concierge, we’re ready to help find the perfect spot in the perfect neighborhood just for you.

Happy dining,

Kris Linney, Reserve Chicago

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