By Kristen Dold
July 21, 2015
Credit: © Jim Newberry / Alamy

Last great meal

“Not many people know about Katsu (2651 W. Peterson Ave.; 773-784- 3383), a restaurant on the North Side that serves phenomenal omakase-style sushi.”

Cocktail lounge or dive bar?

“Both. My staff and I will go to Three Dots & a Dash for tiki-style drinks, but we also like Aberdeen Tap near my restaurant Next for a divey night.”

What’s trending

“Chicagoans are embracing Korean and Southeast Asian flavors with restaurants like Fat Rice and Belly Shack.