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MICHELIN Guide United States

Virtue

  • 1462 E. 53rd St., Chicago, 60615, United States
  • 20 - 50 USD • Southern, Regional Cuisine
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MICHELIN Guide United States

Virtue

  • 1462 E. 53rd St., Chicago, 60615, United States
  • 20 - 50 USD • Southern, Regional Cuisine
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Occupying a corner of Hyde Park within view of the University of Chicago, this is an inviting retreat with a welcoming bar, striking dining room, and buzzy kitchen helmed by the very talented Erick Williams. His well-executed Southern cooking draws a smart crowd, largely from the university nearby.For starters, imagine skillet corn bread with a steak knife for slicing and slathering on the honey butter, while dirty rice topped with chicken gizzards is just what the soul ordered. Don’t miss the butcher’s snack, a selection of house-made charcuterie with pepper jelly. Southerners seek out the Geechie Boy grits with white cheddar for a stone-ground taste of home, but ganache-filled chocolate cake with Bourbon cherries will have dessert fans back in no time.

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  • = Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking
  • ó Comfortable restaurant
Speciality
  • Crumbly corn bread set in a cast iron pan served with a dollop of sweet, salty butter
  • Charcuterie made in house includes feather light slices of pink ham, cubes of head cheese, turkey rillette served with pepper jelly
  • Chocolate cake, chocolate ganache, chocolate crunch, bourbon cherries

Facilities & Services

  • a Wheelchair access
  • K Valet parking
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • { Private dining room
  • ˆ Brunch
  • Counter dining
  • T Air conditioning
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • r Outside dining available
  • Take away
  • Booking essential

Information

+1 773-947-8831
Opening hours
Closed: Monday, Tuesday, lunch : Wednesday-Friday

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