Block Club Chicago reports that the nationally acclaimed restaurant Yardbird has opened its first Chicago location in River North.
“The restaurant is known for its modern twist on Southern food and extensive bourbon collection, which extends to its cocktails and bourbon flights.
“The menu features classic buttermilk biscuits, Llewellyn’s Fine Fried Chicken and deviled eggs. The restaurant’s Chicago menu will also feature lobster mac and cheese, beef carpaccio, porchetta and more.
“Owned by 50 Eggs Hospitality Group, the River North location is Yardbird’s seventh restaurant with other locations in Miami Beach, Los Angeles, Dallas, Washington, D.C, Las Vegas and Singapore.”
An eighth location is planned for Denver.
“Chef Jeff McInnis and the Miami Beach restaurant have been nominated for the prestigious James Beard Award.”
Yardbird Chicago opened Oct. 21, 2022.