MICHELIN Guide 2019


  • River North
  • 25 - 50 USD
  • Mediterranean
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Cross the threshold into this breezy, elegant space—all whitewashed brick, wood-slat windows and lush greenery—and prepare to be transported to the shores of the Adriatic. The menu boasts an array of fresh, wholesome Greek and Middle Eastern dishes, like a smoky charred eggplant spread, tempting cold mezzes and a variety of kebabs. And it should come as no surprise that these items taste as though they were prepared in a cozy home kitchen, as Ēma translates to "mother" in Hebrew. Dig into the lamb and beef kefta, a plate of perfectly grilled, skewered meat served alongside zhoug, a spicy herb and chile pepper relish. Then cool off with a few spoonfuls of delightfully tart frozen yogurt before booking your return ticket home to the Midwest.


The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal


Quite comfortable


25 - 50 USD

  • a Wheelchair accessible
  • Ä New establishment in the guide
  • ˆ Brunch
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers


+1 312-527-5586
Opening hours
Lunch & dinner daily

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