Bus: 49, 50, 66(773) 276-7567 atavolachicago.com41.895946 -87.681440 2148 W Chicago Ave (between Hoyne Ave and Leavitt St) Ukrainian Village, Chicago
Dinner (closed Sun)Average main course: $23
This tiny Ukrainian Village dining room is tight on tables and menu items—there are about a dozen of each—but what it lacks in size is made up for with charm. The simple Italian fare has no bells or whistles, but most dishes don’t need any. A duo of meaty mushrooms—perfectly roasted portobello and sautéed oyster—is dressed only with balsamic and thyme, and the roasted chicken gets by on its golden, crispy skin alone.