Sponsoring Restaurants

 Dave’s New Kitchen is a long-time favorite and a great place to grab an enjoyable classic Italian meal or pizza. 815 Noyes Street, Evanston 847-864-6000.

The Celtic Knot in Evanston’s authentic Irish Pub, offering great Irish pub grub, booze & live music in comfortable surroundings. Conveniently located in downtown Evanston. 626 Church Street, Evanston (847) 864-1679



Dengeo’s in Skokie is long-standing eatery serving gyros, barbecue chicken, salads & other Greek & American favorites. 3301 Main Street, Skokie (847) 677-7911




 Farmhouse –  Comfy farm-to-table spot with local brews featured amid exposed brick & salvaged decor plus a patio.  703 Church Street, Evanston  847.492.9700



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Gotta B Crepes  – Fresh crepes made just the way they gotta bee. Get the same delicious crepes at the restaurant that you enjoy at Evanston’s farmers market. 2901 Central Street, Evanston.



Koi+logo+high+res Koi located in downtown Evanston offers fresh sushi, authentic Chinese cuisines from 8 different regions of China and Dim Sum Brunch every weekend. 624 Davis Street, Evanston. 847.866.6969


Next of Kin – Stylish spot for New American dining & brunch with global accents in a loungey space with full bar.  625 Davis Street, Evanston 847.868.8943

Other Neighborhood Restaurants

Bluestone  – Central Street’s favorite watering hole and restaurant known for affordable prices and wide menu.  Fresh fish, daily specials, sizzling burgers, paper thin pizza, smoked wings, and legendary key lime pie.  1932 Central Street, Evanston

Bonsai Cafe – Asian spot offering Thai, Japanese & Chinese food plus an outdoor patio  2916 Central Street

Coast Sushi and Sashimi – Cooked Japanese fare, creative sushi & cocktails served in a lively, modern spot with a sleek bar.     2545 Prairie Ave, Evanston

Jilly’s Cafe – French bistro fare with an American twist plus brunch    2614 Green Bay Rd, Evanston

Ten Mile House – Upscale-casual place serving updated takes on American comfort food plus beer & signature cocktails.     1700 Central St, Evanston

Downtown Evanston Restaurants

Terra & Vine – Stylish Italian-Mediterranean spot for wood-fired fare, pasta & snacks, plus wine, beer & cocktails.   1701 Maple Ave, Evanston 

Found Kitchen and Social House – Seasonal farm-to-table fare dished up in quirky space with found objects like vintage maps & books.    1631 Chicago Ave, Evanston

Table to Stix Ramen – Noodle bowls with Japanese & Korean ingredients plus small plates served in a sleek storefront.     1007 Davis St, Evanston

Tapas Barcelona – Festive, warm space for Spanish small plates     1615 Chicago Ave, Evanston

Prairie Moon – Casual restaurant & bar serving regional American food & a large menu   of craft beers.   1635 Chicago Ave #4407, Evanston

The Stained Glass – Warm space for American cuisine prepared from seasonal ingredients plus an extensive wine list.    1735 Benson Ave, Evanston

Chef’s Station – Upscale & quirky spot in a train station serving up inventive American fare plus an outdoor patio.     915 Davis St, Evanston

Mt. Everest Restaurant – Warm, bright spot serving Indian & Nepalese food plus popular lunch buffet & imported Indian beers.     630 Church St, Evanston

Flat Top Grill – Stylish local chain where chefs prepare customized stir-fry dishes & soups in front of diners.    707 Church St, Evanston

Five & Dime – Contemporary 2nd-floor bar featuring sandwiches, cocktails, a rooftop patio & various games.     1026 Davis St, Evanston