5 Great Local Places to Dine Outdoors

Whether you prefer seafood, steak, burgers or brick-oven pizza, you are sure to find something you love at these five excellent outdoor spaces.

Expressly Leslie: A More Natural Dining Option

Healthy dining comes quite naturally to this inventive chef, whose Woodstock restaurant celebrates vegetarian cuisine that’s appealing to both veggie and meat-lovers.

The Geneva ChopHouse: Dining in Style

Discover a restaurant that boasts a high-class atmosphere inside a classy Lake Geneva resort.

Nat’s on Maple: Small-Town Location, Big-City Experience

This couple brought their nationwide restaurant experiences together to create a unique, comforting menu. Discover what’s behind this simple menu and tantallzing desserts.

Seasons 52: A Fresh Menu that Evolves With the Seasons

Restaurant Profile: Discover a Schaumburg-area restaurant where the menu changes with the seasons, and everything is less than 475 calories. It’s unlike anything this restaurant manager has seen.

Apple Villa Famous Pancake House & Restaurant

Open 7 days a week
Two locations to serve you in Hoffman Estates and Batavia

Goldmoor Inn: Elegant Setting and Fabulous Food With a View

Restaurant Profile: Discover a Galena-area retreat that’s turning heads from the likes of CBS Chicago and Yahoo! Travel – and discover what makes this bed-and-breakfast a dining getaway, too.

prasino: A Healthful New Dining Experience in St. Charles

Discover a St. Charles restaurant whose menu covers simple, healthy and ecofriendly dining options, inspired by a life-changing moment.

Montarra

Fine Dining. Steak, seafood, pasta
1491 South Randall Rd, Algonquin
(847) 458-0505

Foundry, The

Casual/American. Dining, live music, sports on satellite TV
85 Executive Dr., Aurora
(630) 978-2088