The Roof at NYC’s Viceroy Hotel is our new favorite spot — for obvious reasons. With its stunning views of Central Park, amazing cocktail menu and modern decor, it checks off all the requirements on our list (and we’re a picky bunch).
New York and L.A., even San Francisco, are apt to come to mind when thinking about this country’s restaurant scenes. But Chicago has been plating up plenty of worthy fare, too. We rounded up the latest hot spots below.