The School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College has turned out a host of local cooking luminaries – this classy space with river and skyline views is where they honed their chops. Students prepare and serve inventive contemporary American dishes, with forays into French and international fusion styles, all of which come with white-glove service at fantastic value.
The Monday Night Dinner series offers a five-course banquet dinner ($39) from various international cuisines. Call ahead for reservations (and note the hours vary depending on the school term schedule). It's located on Goose Island, west of the Old Town area.