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Bonsoirée, Chicago

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In Shin Thompson’s hands,
canonical French cuisine pops as he infuses classic recipes (scallops baked in
the shell; venison sous vide) with unorthodox Japanese flavors (ponzu aioli; soba
spaetzle). The chef’s innovative tasting menus have earned Bonsoirée a Michelin
star and a devout following in Chicago, where insiders vie for spots at the
restaurant’s Saturday “underground” dinners. (Tip: opt for the easier-to-snag
midweek reservations.)

BYO: Bring a bottle (or two) of your favorite vintage.
Before you go, check the website for wine-pairing recommendations.

(2728 W. Armitage Ave.;
773-486-7511; dinner for two $170.
)

America's Best BYO Restaurants

Bonsoirée, Chicago

In Shin Thompson’s hands,
canonical French cuisine pops as he infuses classic recipes (scallops baked in
the shell; venison sous vide) with unorthodox Japanese flavors (ponzu aioli; soba
spaetzle). The chef’s innovative tasting menus have earned Bonsoirée a Michelin
star and a devout following in Chicago, where insiders vie for spots at the
restaurant’s Saturday “underground” dinners. (Tip: opt for the easier-to-snag
midweek reservations.)

BYO: Bring a bottle (or two) of your favorite vintage.
Before you go, check the website for wine-pairing recommendations.

(2728 W. Armitage Ave.;
773-486-7511; dinner for two $170.
)

Courtesy of Bonsoirée

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