Subway: Red to Harrison, Blue to LaSalle. (312) 753-5504 sofirestaurantandbar.com41.873839 -87.629367 616 S Dearborn St (between Harrison and Polk Sts) Printers Row, Chicago
Dinner (closed Sun).Average main course: $24
This South Loop spot from Maurizio Michi, former co-owner of RIccardo Enoteca and Riccardo Trattoria, focuses on upscale Northern Italian cuisine. For his first solo Chicago restaurant, he's serving a large menu featuring nearly 50 classic Italian dishes as well as a few new creations. Sofi is currently BYOB, but will have a full bar upon receipt of liquor license.