Healthy eating helps reverse the harmful effects of midnight snacking, which include expanding waistlines, confused alarm clocks, and pillows stuffed with hot pocket wrappers. Keep pillows and stomachs full of goodness with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of healthy, upscale American cuisine at Jane's Restaurant.
Jane's Restaurant re-imagines healthy eating with a vegetarian-friendly menu of seasonal noshes doled out in an intimate duo of dining rooms, which inspired WGN to laud the eatery as one of Chicago's Best Romance Spots. Red-pepper sauce and avocado mousse conspire to infiltrate a tofu burrito guarded by chunks of Jane's goat cheese ($16) and the eatery's reserve of guard robots. Meanwhile, vines of angel hair pasta weave through a fiery jungle of chicken and cotija cheese showered in chipotle pesto ($17), while house-made quinoa and vegetables team up to form a patty in the garden burger ($12). Outfit grins for competitive flossing relays with the grilled new york strip steak's butter-slathered slab ($23) or a pan-seared grouper filet, steeped in sake-ginger soy sauce ($23).
Ever-changing canvases of local artwork add a homey touch to Jane's Restaurant, hanging among cozy wooden tables and floral centerpieces bathed in muted lighting. Creamy colors splash the freshly added second dining room and picket fence surrounding the outdoor patio, while the potent shimmers of a chandelier add the flair of an 18th-century disco party.
Touted as Chicago's most romantic restaurant by WGN's Chicago's Best, Jane's Restaurant lives up to the title with its two intimate dining rooms. Chef Tony Recillas's seasonally rotating comfort-food entrees take cues from international cuisines with offerings such as a Thai-inspired shrimp appetizer and Jamaican chicken with pineapple salsa. A full-service bar plies patrons with libations by the glass, bottle, or baby pool, and both the lunch and brunch menus brim with lighter fare that may range from crêpes and breakfast burritos to gourmet sandwiches and salads.
A steeped ceiling with exposed rafters hangs over one of Jane's intimate dining rooms, where low lighting illuminates artwork and chalk blueprints of the owner's living-room fort on the brick walls. The second room embodies a European café with pearl-colored walls, wrought-iron seating, and an aggressive berets-only policy. Sunlight bathes both dining areas thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows.
1655 W Cortland St.
Chicago, Illinois 60622Get Directions