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Located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, John Shields & Karen Urie Shields present two distinct, exciting restaurants, Smyth and The Loyalist.
SMYTH offers a joyful journey through food, paying homage to the depth and richness of Chef John and Karen’s five years in the farmlands of Smyth County, Virginia. The tasting menu changes every day, evolving as they gather new inspiration from products at the height of their seasonality.
- 4 StarsChicago Tribune, 2017
- Rising Star: John ShieldsElite Traveler, 2018
- Best New RestaurantChicago Magazine, 2017
- Restaurant of the YearJean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence, 2020
- 5 DiamondsAAA, 2020
- #6 North American Top 100Opinionated About Dining, 2020
- 2 StarsMichelin Guide, 2021
A narrative of John and Karen's journey through Smyth County, Virginia. This 2.5-hour experience has balance and warmth, and is a special treat for the senses.
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- Prepaid reservation for parties of 2 to 6
- $225–$240 per person
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