5/06/2013 03:24:00 PM

10 New Lunch Options In and Around the Loop

Sumi Robata Bar
By Sarah Freeman
It’s 12:30 PM and that familiar ping hits your stomach. You contemplate visiting one of the fast-food chains the Loop is riddled with, but you realize there has to be something better. Well, put down the protein bar and take a look at 10 new lunch options for a gourmet meal in and around the Loop.


  1. Except none of these are in the Loop (as defined by the area enclosed by the el tracks.

  2. Saucy Porka is the closest to being in the Loop area. The rest is River North.