Harlem/Lake: The brunch stop
Escape the city for great brunch with no waits.
Tasty nearby stop
Hemmingway’s Bistro A classic French menu done right includes beef Wellington, duck à l’orange and an enormous raw bar. 211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park (708-524-0806).
Maya Del Sol Order a Latin feast of ropa vieja, cochinita pibil or carne asada at the bar on a Friday night and enjoy live music from 9pm to midnight. 144 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park (708-358-9800).