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Virtual Event

Virtual Tour | Chicago’s Lost Restaurants

Tuesday, April 13

Discover Chicago’s culinary history from the best seat in the house.

Beginning in 1835 when the first fine dining restaurant was established, Chicago has been a popular dining destination that has seen its fair share of eateries come and go. Food has been served at establishments run by just about everyone—world-renowned chefs, mob bosses, immigrants, migrants, and even a Soul Queen.

Make your reservation and join author Greg Borzo on a virtual tour of Chicago’s lost restaurants.

$5; Free for members 

Tour runs about 1 hour; Zoom link provided after registration 

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View of Zum Deutschen Eck restaurant at 2924 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, April 26, 1983. ICHi-067020
Undated color postcard from The Golden Ox Restaurant, 1578 Clybourn Ave., Chicago. Courtesy of Greg Borzo.
Undated color postcard showing the exterior of Colosimo's restaurant, 2128 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago. Courtesy of Greg Borzo.
Undated photograph of two staff members at Soul Queen restaurant, 9031 S. Stony Island Ave., Chicago. Image courtesy of Greg Borzo.
Exterior of Chez Paul, 660 N. Rush St., Chicago, August 1989. ICHi-174241

The Details



13 th

4:00–5:00 p.m.



$ 5

Event Location

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories