Dish Dine & Drink

Far North Side

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Crepes filled with barbecue pork and chihuahua cheese, soups made from scratch daily, skillet mac 'n' cheese, and fried pickles

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Promotional value expires Feb 20, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Dine-in only. Dinner for two option not valid for chef's specials or steak entrees. Must purchase a food item. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$19 for a dinner for two (up to a $39.85 value)

  • One appetizer (up to a $7.95 value)
  • Two entrees (up to a $12.95 value each)
  • One beer or well drink (up to a $6 value)<p>

$15 for $30 worth of eclectic comfort food and drinks from the menu, such as signature crepes stuffed with chipotle-barbecue-braised pork and chihuahua cheese ($5.95), Angus burgers on buttered-pretzel rolls ($5.50), or butternut-squash and wild-mushroom ravioli ($11.95)<p>

Dish Dine & Drink

Though the menu boasts south american empanadas, tropical-fruit marinades, and southern-style smoked brisket, co-owner Mike Jettner defines Dish Dine & Drink as a neighborhood joint above all. By at least one measure, it would have to be: he lives right around the corner, having moved there after a childhood spent only a few miles east in Rogers Park. His proximity lets him get to know the regulars and tempt new neighbors with promises of rich, comforting dishes such as the skillet mac ‘n’ cheese, a baked blend of cheeses and pasta topped with herbed breadcrumbs.

To help open a business in a place he knew well, Jettner gathered some of the people he knew best. His wife, Mary, is co-owner, and the menu of homemade crepes, creative sauces, and hearty sandwiches arose from a 30-year friendship with an instructor of culinary science. The space with the long, dark-wood bar still shows the sheen of Dish’s 2012 opening, but it too has Jettner’s sledgehammer’s handwriting all over it. The pub had been a dentist’s office before Jettner, a retired Evanston police officer, broke it down and built it back up into a space where natural light streams onto paintings depicting streetscapes similar to those customers see from behind the huge windows.

From this outpost, Jettner hopes to watch the revitalization of the surrounding Norwood Park hub continue, as the new streetlights outside illuminate an ever greater number of just-opened storefronts and better-groomed sparrows. In the process, Dish plans to keep drawing in newcomers to explore this patch of the city with the strains of frequent live music and the aromas of its eclectic global cuisine.

Dish Dine & Drink

Though the menu boasts south american empanadas, tropical-fruit marinades, and southern-style smoked brisket, co-owner Mike Jettner defines Dish Dine & Drink as a neighborhood joint above all. By at least one measure, it would have to be: he lives right around the corner, having moved there after a childhood spent only a few miles east in Rogers Park. His proximity lets him get to know the regulars and tempt new neighbors with promises of rich, comforting dishes such as the skillet mac 'n' cheese, a baked blend of cheeses and pasta topped with herbed breadcrumbs.

To help open a business in a place he knew well, Jettner gathered some of the people he knew best. His wife, Mary, is co-owner, and the menu of homemade crepes, creative sauces, and hearty sandwiches arose from a 30-year friendship with an instructor of culinary science. The space with the long, dark-wood bar still shows the sheen of Dish’s 2012 opening, but it too has Jettner’s sledgehammer’s handwriting all over it. The pub had been a dentist's office before Jettner, a former construction worker, broke it down and built it back up into a space where natural light streams onto paintings depicting streetscapes similar to those customers see from behind the huge windows.

From this outpost, Jettner hopes to watch the revitalization of the surrounding Norwood Park hub continue, as the new streetlights outside illuminate an ever greater number of just-opened storefronts and better-groomed sparrows. In the process, Dish plans to keep drawing in newcomers to explore this patch of the city with the strains of frequent live music and the aromas of its eclectic global cuisine.

Customer Reviews

Great place to go, good food and wonderful service/atmosphere. Will definitely go again.
Joanne S. · February 20, 2013
Nice neighborhood place with plenty of ample parking. I like the smaller menu and appreciate that they don't hand you a catalog from which to chose from. Our waitress was very attentive and helpful.
Laura C. · February 20, 2013
Will definitely be back!
Eileen S. · February 17, 2013
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    Far North Side

    6169 North Northwest Highway

    Chicago, IL 60631

    +17735940100

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