Tag: GSLA Gastronomist

South Loop Sidewalk Cafes

And to follow up last week’s listing of the unusual open air dining experiences the South Loop has to offer, here’s a rundown of the sidewalk cafes in the neighborhood in alphabetical order (let us know if we have missed any): Asian Outpost (1315 S. Wabash) is a recent addition (although in space occupied by two other restaurants during the… Read more →

South Loop Outdoor Dining–off the beaten path

Looking for someplace to go that’s new to you or someplace to take out of town guests? Look no further than the Greater South Loop Association’s Gastronomist entries. We will be posting reviews of local restaurants. We’ll point out highlights of each restaurant—whether it’s a menu item, the ambiance, local lore or some other facet. It’ll be just the starting… Read more →


 Waffles is the newest addition to the dining scene in Chicago’s bustling South Loop.  We have a 2,300 square foot space that feels intimate but also bright and fast-paced.  Waffles is a great place for breakfast, lunch, or brunch seven days a week.  We pride ourselves on our featured namesake, our waffles, but that’s not all we’ve got cooking. http://www.waffleschicago.com… Read more →