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Michelin Reveals Chicago's 2017 Bib Gourmands

Which new restaurants made the tire company’s coveted list of 52?

The red book cover to the Michelin Guide for Chicago.
Michelin’s new guide.
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While Michelin should reveal their stars for Chicago next week, the esteemed tire company has released their latest Bib Gourmands list for Chicago, showcasing "quality restaurants that have menu items that offer two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (excluding tax and gratuity)." Fifty-two restaurants made the cut, down for from 58 last year. Here’s who made the list.

There are three newcomers (or re-entries) for 2017: The Bristol, Bucktown's new American staple that was on the list in before 2014; Dos Urban Cantina and their modern Mexican cuisine in Logan Square; and late-night Korean barbecue restaurant San Soo Gab San. That’s less than last year when Michelin added 10 new restaurants to their Chicago Bib Gourmand list for 2016.

Conversely, there are nine drop offs: Matthias Merges’ A10 in Hyde Park, Carriage House (which became Buck’s), Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises’ Beatrix; County Barbecue (which has been closed since August due to fire); Billy Lawless’ The Dawson; the legally-challenged Tony Hu’s Lao Sze Chuan; the once-legendary Pump Room; River North ramen spot Slurping Turtle; and Neopolitan pizza spot Spacca Napoli.

Fat Rice made the list, again, meaning they’re not in the running for a star. Dropping off the Bib Gourmand list could mean that restaurant's moving up into star territory, but Michelin doesn’t share their criteria for their rankings.

Read the complete list below. The Chicago’s Michelin stars will be released on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

The Angry Crab
Arami
Au Cheval
Avec
Balena
BellyQ
Belly Shack
Bohemian House
The Bristol*
Ceres' Table
Chilam Balam
Cumin
DeCOLORES
Dos Urban Cantina*
Dove's Luncheonette
The Duck Inn
Fat Rice
Frontera Grill
Gilt Bar
Girl and the Goat
Green Zebra
GT Fish and Oyster
Han 202
Herb
Hopleaf
Jaipur
Jam
Jin Thai Cuisine
Kai Zan
Luella's Southern Kitchen
Lula Cafe
Mana Food Bar
Maude's Liquor Bar
mfk.
MingHin
Mott Street
Nana
The Publican
The Purple Pig
Riccardo Trattoria
Sabri Nihari
San Soo Gab San*
Smoque
Sol de Mexico
Sushi Dokku
Table, Donkey and Stick
TAC Quick
Two
Untitled
Via Lima
Wood
Yusho

*Denotes new selection for 2016


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Sol De Mexico

3018 N Cicero Avenue, Chicago, IL 773 282 4119 Visit Website

The Purple Pig

500 North Michigan Avenue, , IL 60611 (312) 464-1744 Visit Website

KAI ZAN

2557 West Chicago Avenue, , IL 60622 (773) 278-5776 Visit Website

Herb

5424 North Broadway, , IL 60640 (773) 944-9050 Visit Website

nana

752 West 33rd Street, , IL 60616 (312) 929-2486 Visit Website

GT Fish & Oyster

531 North Wells Street, , IL 60654 (312) 929-3501 Visit Website

Green Zebra

1460 W Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622 312 243 7100

Table, Donkey and Stick

2728 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 (773) 486-8525 Visit Website

Han 202

605 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60616 (312) 949-1314 Visit Website

Jam

2853 North Kedzie Avenue, , IL 60618 (773) 292-6011 Visit Website

Bohemian House

11 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 955-0439 Visit Website

bellyQ

1400 West Randolph Street, , IL 60607 (312) 563-1010 Visit Website

Au Cheval

800 West Randolph Street, , IL 60607 (312) 929-4580 Visit Website

Dos Urban Cantina

2829 West Armitage Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 661-6452 Visit Website

Spacca Napoli

1769 W Sunnyside Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640 773 878 2420 Visit Website

Cumin

1414 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622 773 342 1414 Visit Website

Two

1132 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642 (312) 624-8363 Visit Website

Yusho Hyde Park

1301 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615 (773) 288-1010 Visit Website

Riccardo Trattoria

2119 North Clark Street, , IL 60614 (773) 549-0038 Visit Website

The Angry Crab

1308 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL, Chicago, IL 60622

San Soo Gab San

5247 North Western Avenue, , IL 60625 (773) 334-1589 Visit Website

Fat Rice

2957 West Diversey Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 661-9170 Visit Website

Belly Shack

1912 N Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647 773 252 1414

Ceres' Table

4882 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640

Mana Food Bar

1742 W Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622 Visit Website

Untitled

111 W Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60654 312 880 1511 Visit Website

The Pump Room

1301 N. State Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60610 312 787 3700

Jin Thai Cuisine

5458 N Broadway Street, Chicago, Illinois 60640 773 681 0555 Visit Website

Sushi Dokku

823 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607 (312) 455-8238 Visit Website

Beatrix

671 N. St. Clair, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 642-0001 Visit Website

TAC Quick

3930 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 327-5253 Visit Website

Maude's Liquor Bar

840 W Randolph St, , IL 60607 (312) 243-9712 Visit Website

Slurping Turtle

116 West Hubbard Street, , IL 60654 (312) 464-0466 Visit Website

Arami

1829 West Chicago Avenue, , IL 60622 (312) 243-1535 Visit Website

Mott St

1401 North Ashland Avenue, , IL 60622 (773) 687-9977 Visit Website

Lula Cafe

2537 North Kedzie Boulevard, , IL 60647 (773) 489-9554 Visit Website

Gilt Bar

230 West Kinzie Street, , IL 60654 (312) 464-9544 Visit Website

Lao Sze Chuan

304 Southeast Oak Street, , MN 55414 (612) 886-3906 Visit Website

Girl & the Goat

555-3 Mateo Street, , CA 90013 (213) 799-4628 Visit Website

The Publican

837 West Fulton Market, , IL 60607 (312) 733-9555 Visit Website

Balena

1633 North Halsted Street, , IL 60614 (312) 867-3888 Visit Website

Smoque

3800 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60641

Via Lima

4024 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 348-4900 Visit Website

Sabri Nihari

2502 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60659 (773) 465-3272 Visit Website

DeColores

1626 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608 (312) 226-9886 Visit Website

Avec

615 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661 (312) 377-2002 Visit Website

Pump Room

1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 601-2970 Visit Website

Chilam Balam

3023 North Broadway, , IL 60657 (773) 296-6901 Visit Website

WOOD

3335 N. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60657 (323) 667-9940 Visit Website

The Bristol

2152 North Damen Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 862-5555 Visit Website

The Dawson

730 West Grand Avenue, , IL 60654 (312) 243-8955 Visit Website

Dove's Luncheonette

1545 North Damen Avenue, , IL 60622 (773) 645-4060 Visit Website

Carriage House

7485 Main Street, , MI 49757 (906) 847-3321 Visit Website

The Duck Inn

2701 South Eleanor Street, , IL 60608 (312) 724-8811 Visit Website

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