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Michelin Removes 18 Restaurants From Chicago’s 2020 Bib Gourmand List

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54 restaurants made the list, including 14 newcomers

A soulful plate of food.
Virtue is a 2020 Michelin Bib Gourmand member.
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There’s huge turnover on the 2020 Michelin Bib Gourmand list in Chicago as the tire company removed 18 restaurants. The new list consists of 54 members with 14 newcomers. The newcomers include Eater National Best New Restaurant member Virtue. Cabra — Boka and Stephanie Izard’s Peruvian rooftop restaurant in the West Loop — also made the list, along with Cira, Boka’s restaurant on the first floor of the Hoxton hotel.

Inspectors appear intent on injecting new excitement into the 2020 ranking. Logan Square newcomer Flat & Point and County BBQ on Taylor Street join Smoque BBQ as the only barbecues on the list. County had been closed for an extended period due to fire.

Au Cheval, producers of possibly Chicago’s most famous burger, has been removed. Other notable removals include Andersonville’s craft beer bar Hopleaf and Dove’s Luncheonette in Wicker Park. Cumin and Sabri Nihari’s removals mean there is only one South Asian restaurant on the list (Mango Pickle). Four restaurants — Bohemian House, Jade Court, Mana Food Bar, and Quiote — fell off due to closures.

Last year, the tire company included a record 58 Chicago restaurants with nine newcomers.

The Bib Gourmands are known as the short list in the industry, recognizing value-driven restaurants. The more prestigious Michelin stars will be released for Chicago on September 26.

Check out the full listing below.

* denotes a new restaurant:

  1. Arami
  2. Avec
  3. *Avlí Taverna
  4. Birrieria Zaragoza
  5. *Cabra
  6. Ceres’ Table
  7. Chilam Balam
  8. *Cira
  9. *County Barbecue
  10. Daguan Noodle
  11. Daisies
  12. DeCOLORES
  13. Dos Urban Cantina
  14. The Duck Inn
  15. *Etta
  16. Fat Rice
  17. *Flat & Point
  18. Frontera Grill
  19. *Funkenhausen
  20. *Ghin Khao
  21. Giant
  22. Gilt Bar
  23. Girl & The Goat
  24. GT Fish & Oyster
  25. HaiSous
  26. Herb
  27. *Ina Mae Tavern
  28. Jam
  29. Kai Zan
  30. *Kie-Gol-Lanee
  31. *La Josie
  32. Lonesome Rose
  33. Longman & Eagle
  34. Lula Cafe
  35. Mango Pickle
  36. Marisol
  37. mfk.
  38. Mi Tocaya
  39. Mott St
  40. *Nella Pizza e Pasta
  41. Pacific Standard Time
  42. Passerotto
  43. Pizzeria Bebu
  44. Pleasant House Pub
  45. Proxi
  46. The Purple Pig
  47. San Soo Gab San
  48. Smoque BBQ
  49. Sol de Mexico
  50. Table, Donkey and Stick
  51. True Food Kitchen
  52. TWO
  53. Untitled Supper Club
  54. *Virtue

Sol De Mexico

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

Passerotto

5420 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL Visit Website

Virtue

1462 E. 53rd Street, Chicago, IL

Quiote

2456 North California Avenue, , IL 60647 (312) 878-8571 Visit Website

KAI ZAN

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

Smoque BBQ

3800 North Pulaski Road, , IL 60641 (773) 545-7427 Visit Website

Herb

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

GT Fish & Oyster

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

Lonesome Rose

2101 North California Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 770-3414 Visit Website

Table, Donkey and Stick

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

Au Cheval

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

Pleasant House Pub

2119 South Halsted Street, , IL 60608 (773) 523-7437 Visit Website

Hopleaf

5148 North Clark Street, , IL 60640 (773) 334-9851 Visit Website

Nella Pizza e Pasta

1125 East 55th Street, , IL 60615 (773) 643-0603 Visit Website

Dos Urban Cantina

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

True Food Kitchen

1 West Erie Street, , IL 60654 (312) 204-6981 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

The Purple Pig

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

San Soo Gab San

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

Next

953 West Fulton Market, , IL 60607 Visit Website

Cira

200 North Green Street, , IL 60607 (312) 761-1777 Visit Website

Marisol

205 East Pearson Street, , IL 60611 (312) 799-3599 Visit Website

Fat Rice

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

Pacific Standard Time

141 West Erie Street, , IL 60654 (312) 736-1778 Visit Website

Daisies

2523 North Milwaukee Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 661-1671 Visit Website

Proxi

565 West Randolph Street, , IL 60661 (312) 466-1950 Visit Website

Untitled Supper Club

111 West Kinzie Street, , IL 60654 (312) 880-1511 Visit Website

Girl & The Goat

809 West Randolph Street, , IL 60607 (312) 492-6262 Visit Website

Funkenhausen

1709 West Chicago Avenue, , IL 60622 (312) 929-4727 Visit Website

Mana Food Bar

1742 W Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622 Visit Website

Longman & Eagle

2657 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 773 276 7110 Visit Website

HaiSous

1800 S. Carpenter St., Chicago, IL 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

Frontera Grill

445 North Clark Street, , IL 60654 (312) 661-1434 Visit Website

Mango Pickle

5842 North Broadway, , IL 60660 (773) 944-5555 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

Pizzeria Bebu

1521 N Fremont St, Chicago, IL 60642

Chilam Balam

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

Giant

3209 West Armitage Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 252-0997 Visit Website

etta

1840 West North Avenue, , IL 60622 (312) 757-4444 Visit Website

Daguan Noodle

2230 South Wentworth Avenue, , IL 60616 (312) 929-2758 Visit Website

Flat & Point

3524 West Fullerton Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 904-7152 Visit Website

La Josie

740 West Randolph Street, , IL 60661 (312) 929-2900 Visit Website

The Duck Inn

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

Cabra

200 North Green Street, , IL 60607 (312) 761-1717 Visit Website

Birrieria Zaragoza

4852 South Pulaski Road, , IL 60632 (773) 523-3700 Visit Website

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