Farm to Fork Restaurants in Chicago and St. Louis
Eateries from Chicago to St. Louis embrace the farm-to-table concept. Many of these restaurants change their menu daily or seasonally, so you’ll never run out of ways to satisfy your taste for local food.
With more than a dozen locations in central and northern Illinois, Meatheads focuses on simple American classics. Made with local Angus beef, they serve all-natural burgers with a smile – and without fillers or additives. They even bake the bun locally. meatheadsburgers.com
With locations in Chicago and Evanston, this craft tavern brings you the best of the Midwest. Reclaimed décor and furnishings create a cozy, elegant ambiance – and everything from condiments to sodas are made from scratch. farmhousechicago.com
City Farms Market & Grill
Who says comfort food can’t be healthy? This farm-to-table restaurant serves up healthy choices ranging from pancakes to pot roast. cityfarmsgrill.com
You don’t have to fish for healthy choices at this family-friendly establishment. Offering casual, comfortable fine dining, Browntrout’s seafood and meats come from natural waters and sustainable farms with flavors that speak for themselves. browntroutchicago.com
Specializing in small plates and tasting menus, Farmhaus creates edgy cuisine using seasonal, organic ingredients. The restaurant’s take on Southern and Midwestern cooking turns out as fresh as its ingredients. farmhausrestaurant.com
Engage all five of your senses at this unique American bistro that does everything from the butchering to the bread making on site. Seasonal cuisine spotlights the flavors of our region. fivebistro.com
Local Harvest Café
The name says it all at Local Harvest Café & Catering, which aims to share the pleasures of seasonal eating and support small local farmers, with offerings such as chorizo pot pie and Missouri trout. localharvestcafe.com
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