Located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, John Shields & Karen Urie Shields present two distinct, exciting restaurants, Smyth and The Loyalist.
SMYTH features a joyful tasting menu journey, offering 3 distinct menus: "Classic", "Smyth" & "Omaha". The menu changes daily per The Shields' visits to The Farm. This unique collaboration is the heartbeat of Smyth, the source of the restaurant’s inspiration and its living pantry.
A series of three menus between May and October capturing the height of harvest season from “The Farm”. This series offers our guests reservations at premium times and days.
Join us for a special menu to ring in 2020!
Join us on December 30th for a 10 course menu on a rare and special Monday that we will be open.
A tasting voyage reflecting John and Karen's passage through Smyth County, VA and embarking upon their vision of the present. This 3 hour experience is luxurious yet comforting with a natural ebb...
A narrative of John and Karen's journey through Smyth County, Virginia. This 2 to 2.5-hour experience has balance and warmth, and is a special treat for the senses.
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A tasting vignette created by chefs John Shields and Karen Urie Shields.
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An abbreviated menu of a few savory bites and sweet snacks served in our cozy lounge.
Please join us for Valentine's Day weekend! We are offering a single menu of 12 courses on both Friday, February 14th & Saturday, February 15th.
If you are interested in learning more about our offerings, please fill out the request form and we will contact you to discuss details.