Tatami Restaurant's chefs whorl fresh fish, colorful veggies, and chewy rice into more than 60 types of sushi for in-house dining adventures and elegant catered meals. Diners graze on a bounty of traditional and fusion-inspired sushi combinations, many of which bear names evoking the city on the lake and its flavorful denizens, including the signature Kansaku roll, which shares its name with Tatami Restaurant's sister restaurant and salutes the eatery with shrimp tempura, freshwater eel, and a ribbon of cream cheese. The 10-piece Lake Shore Drive roll employs outrageous flavor tactics to upstage Chicago’s beach vistas, pulling out all the stops with a combination of yellowtail, cilantro, and spicy mayo. Diners craving a hot, hearty meal can savor traditional Japanese entrees such as chicken yaki soba or tofu katsu with sweet chili.
The original Dear Franks location in Deerfield flung open its doors back in 1978 and has served the same quality dogs, burgers, and fries ever since, only now at two additional locations in Niles and Glenview. Charred Vienna Beef hot dogs drag through a garden of traditional Chicago-style toppings, and freshly cut, double-crisped fries are draped in creamy wisconsin sharp cheddar. Italian-beef sandwiches, tuna melts, and assorted sausages also assuage cravings for comfort food, as do chocolate malts and teddy bears stuffed with foie gras.
Every month, Sweet Tomatoes rolls out a new roster of fresh-made eats—including many vegetarian and gluten-free selections—in its wholesome buffet. Simmering soups bubble with vegetables and savory chicken, alongside tossed salads tumbling with crisp produce, much like an Ent in a washing machine. On Sunday mornings, plates fill with comforting breakfast classics such as belgian waffles and scrambled eggs.
A Gourmet sandwich shop specializing in Chicago style hotdogs, Italian beef, sandwiches, burgers and more. Changing menu of specials includes wild game sausage, sandwiches and Belgian style frites (fries) served in a paper cone with a choice of flavored aioli sauces served on the side.
Porter's Fine Dining serves a full daily lunch & dinner menu, featuring a great variety of appetizers, signature sandwiches, and other selections created by Chef John Grosskopf. Legends Karaoke Bar & Grill offers daily specials and a wonderful selection of spirits, beer & wine.
Only two dishes—ice cream and baklava—constitute the dessert menu at The Works, yet these also serve to encapsulate the eatery’s perfect balance between American and Greek cuisines. The stateside section of the menu includes grilled half-pound cheeseburgers, fried onion rings, and two Vienna hot dogs sandwiched between French bread slices. The latter creation is “The Works” itself, and the signature dish comes smothered with fixings such as hot peppers, mustard, and relish. On the Greek side, there’s gyros doused in homemade sauce as well as a whole Athenian chicken named for the oversized helmet it’s served in.