Whether you are gluten free, vegan or are just looking for something fresh and creative the Balanced Kitchen should be your next stop. This eco-friendly joint is pioneering a new generation of healthy food without the feeling that you are heading to woodstock or having to smell patouli oil. The wait staff and owners make you feel at home. We stayed 30 minutes longer than planned just to chat about food, cooking and chicago.
Pros: creativity, fresh, local, green, gluten free
Cons: some pastries are pricey