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The Proxi-Bar Sótano Mashup is Here!

Our latest mashup brings the global street food flavors of Proxi to Bar Sótano’s Mexican market-inspired basement bar. For one night only on March 4, we’re offering a special menu featuring our favorite dishes from the Proxi and Sótano kitchens, plus a few never-before-seen collaborative dishes from chefs Andrew Zimmerman and Sótano’s Rishi Manoj Kumar.  Behind the bar, Proxi’s Jess … Continue reading The Proxi-Bar Sótano Mashup is Here!

Topolo’s $75 “Sunshine” Menu is Here to Brighten Your Day

☀️ We want to offer you a ray of hope this dreary, cold winter. Haven’t ever (or recently) experienced the joy of our Michelin-starred Topolobampo? (Remember when we won the Beard Award for the nation’s best restaurant in 2017?) Until the spring equinox on March 19, for you first timers (or lapsed regulars), we are offering a … Continue reading Topolo’s $75 “Sunshine” Menu is Here to Brighten Your Day

Introducing “The Library Series” at Topolobampo

Every three months, the Topolobamo team creates a new, innovative tasting menu that transports you to a new place, perhaps a different time. This year, shortly after these menus debut, we’re offering an exclusive opportunity to experience them—with exceptional wine & spirits pairings—in the intimacy of Rick Bayless’ private cookbook library and test kitchen. The … Continue reading Introducing “The Library Series” at Topolobampo

“Barra del Gusto” is Bar Sótano’s Chef’s Counter Experience

On Valentines Day, our newest jewel, Bar Sótano—our smallest venue—will premiere an even smaller, more special experience for six guests. At the Barra Del Gusto—the chefs’ tasting counter—guests will enjoy five tasting courses prepared just for that evening by Chef Rishi Manoj Kumar and his team. Think: modern Mexican expression of Japan’s omakase tradition. Each course … Continue reading “Barra del Gusto” is Bar Sótano’s Chef’s Counter Experience

Meet Stephen Sandoval, Leña Brava’s New Chef

Leña Brava is coming in hot with the addition of one of the world’s most promising live-fire chefs.  Stephen Sandoval, 33, a California native and former Leña Brava sous chef, has taken the reins as Chef de Cuisine at Rick Bayless’ Baja-inspired restaurant at 900 W. Randolph St. in Chicago’s West Loop. “The conversation about Mexican food … Continue reading Meet Stephen Sandoval, Leña Brava’s New Chef