Livin’ La Vida Local: It’s Time to Dine Outside

Best Local Al Fresco Dining in Chicago and the Suburbs

Courtesy of rentauskas.com

Courtesy of rentauskas.com

Beautiful weather has finally hit Chicago and the suburbs! Nobody’s complaining — sunny afternoons and warm evenings call for al fresco dining. Try these Best Local spots near our corporate apartments to wine and dine among the elements.

Courtesy of Piccolo Sogno

Courtesy of Piccolo Sogno

The Best Local River North restaurant Piccolo Sogno (464 N. Halsted St.) was voted the best al fresco restaurant by the Chicago Reader’s 2012 poll. Grab upscale, seasonal Italian fare with wine from a list of more than 400, a 9-minute walk from Kingsbury Plaza in River North!

Courtesy of Paris Club

Courtesy of Paris Club

Grab a cocktail on the rooftop of Best Local River North spot Paris Club (59 W. Hubbard St.). Oh, the fresh seafood and modern French cuisine pair well with their buzzworthy drinks. This upscale hotspot is a 3-minute walk from 400 N. LaSalle in River North!

Courtesy of Flight 112

Courtesy of Flight 112

Hear live music every Friday on the patio beer garden at Best Local Elmhurst spot Flight 112 Wine House (112 W. Park Ave.). Voted the best nightlife spot in Elmhurst by Yelp, Flight 112 is known for its craft beers and wine selection. The chocolate paired red wine is a must-try, an 8-minute drive from Elm Creek Apartments in Elmhurst!

Courtesy of Meson Sabika

Courtesy of Meson Sabika

Best Local Naperville restaurant Meson Sabika (1025 Aurora Ave.) is a stunning revamped mansion with a breath-taking patio. Order tapas and sangria for the perfect evening meal outdoors, a 10-minute drive from Lincoln at the Parks in Naperville!