Hillary Proctor: Chicago Restaurant Week 2017, Dinner at Gene & Georgetti
This is part of a series of posts about Chicago Restaurant Week 2017, held January 27–February 9.
Best Bite: Gene & Georgetti proudly boasts the title of Chicago’s oldest steakhouse. It’s the kind of place that doesn’t seem to have changed very much from when it opened in 1941. Not surprisingly, the steak was the star of the meal. The filet had the right amount of well-seasoned crust, and the garlicky spinach on the side kept with the no-frills theme.
Other notes: The crab cake was classically prepared, with zesty remoulade and old-school garnishes. And as our group wrapped up the meal with tiramisu and coffee, you could almost hear the decades of Chicago business conversations echoing off the dark wood paneling.
The details: Gene & Georgetti, 500 N. Franklin St., Chicago.