You know what would be great? Knowing which Michelin-starred Chicago restaurants you could go to without having to sell your collection of unused Fitbits. You know what would be even better? Finding that out without having to use math and stuff. Like, say, using the story below:
We took the average price of an entrée on each one-star restaurant’s a la carte dinner menu, assuming that it 1) had an a la carte option, and 2) had entrée-sized portions (unlike, say, some tapas/sushi restaurants). There are 19 single-star spots in the Windy City (17 if you consider the fact that both Senza and Takashi have closed). In ascending order, according to average price, here’s a look at the eight spots with the best value:
With nearly half the entrée section of the menu clocking in at under $20 a pop, this self-proclaimed farm-to-table concept is a no-brainer for Michelin-rated dining on the (comparatively) cheap.
Average entrée: $23