• Steak 48 Chicago Featured Among OpenTable’s 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out

     
    POSTED June 6, 2019
     
  • Steak 48 Chicago Featured Among OpenTable’s 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out

     
    POSTED June 6, 2019
     
  • Steak 48 Chicago Featured Among OpenTable’s 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out

     
    POSTED June 6, 2019
     
  • Steak 48 Chicago Featured Among OpenTable’s 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out

     
    POSTED June 6, 2019
     

Chicago’s Steak 48 has been awarded a place on OpenTable’s 2019 list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out. Scanning more than 12 million reviews from verified diners, the list considered more than 30,000 restaurants across the country. 

Located in the bustling River North neighborhood, an open-concept kitchen, vibrant orange leather booths and elaborate light fixtures create an approachable and lively take on the traditional American steakhouse. Music from then and now fills the restaurant and bar as guests browse a menu packed with USDA prime steaks, seafood and glamorous desserts. 

Another member of Prime Steak Concepts, Steak 44 in Phoenix, Arizona, made the list as well. Both restaurants are owned and operated by the famed Mastro family. These two awards speak to the years of steakhouse success and experience that the Mastro family possesses. 

After almost 20 years of vacancy, the Cook County Hospital in Chicago will be put to use once again. A $150 million adaptive reuse project restored the historic, 106-year-old hospital, which has become a combined Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel, as well as medical offices, a museum, a food hall and more. While the opening is multi-phased, the hotels are scheduled to open in late July.  

 

Jumpstarting tourism in cities across the country will be more complicated than simply opening doors again – especially in cities with large populations like Chicago. However, working together proves more effective, and in Chicago, more than 250 businesses are banding together to join Choose Chicago’s new initiative, Tourism & Hospitality Forward. It bolsters a safe reopening that encourages tourism as well as meetings and events in

 

Due to COVID-19, non-essential travel was, or has been, banned for months. Long anticipated trips and in-person gatherings were canceled and people have adjusted to the new normal: staying at home and meeting over Zoom. However, states have been slowly lifting restrictions, and non-essential travel will soon be happening across the country again. However, some may not be as comfortable with the thought of traveling as they were before the pandemic.