*If you need a place to grab some delicious food and would like to bring along your favorite spirits, look no further than these BYOB restaurants…
From stellar food truck to popular restaurant, 5411 Empanadas wins us over with gourmet creations like Malbec Beef (shredded beef and sautéed carrots and onions in a Malbec reduction), Caramelized Onion (savory onions & parmesan cheese), Banana Nutella (their delectable sweet treat). We advise you to bring a bottle of your favorite beverage and take advantage of their newly opened patio right in our neighborhood at 2850 N Clark St.
Etno Village Grill!
Also, within walking distance from the hostel, tasty eats in a rustic neighborhood setting, anyone? Etno Village Grill serves up juicy grass fed burgers, grilled sandwiches and homemade soups and salads… Oh, and don’t forget to order the parmesan fries! *Look for the giant cow on top of the roof and grab your favorite drink at the spirit shop across the street and plop down at this delicious local BYOB spot at 2580 N. Lincoln Ave.
A hot new BYOB establishment peddling Asian street food with an Indonesian flare, Rickshaw Republic positively tasty. We recommend the massive Rickshaw wings, the Pastel (crisp skewers), and the Babi Kecap (tender pork belly & noodles). This places emphasizes quality and quantity and the BYOB option enhances this stylish and unique eatery at 2312 N. Lincoln Ave.
Fresh, delicious & generous portions is what you will find at this “bang for your buck” Middle Eastern BYOB spot. Located a five minute walk from the hostel, Sultan’s Market offers an array of cuisine for every pallet. From a pita stuffed with falafel or chicken schwarma to the build your own plate at their incredible salad bar, both vegetarians & carnivores will find something to enjoy. Oh, and they’re right around the corner at 2521 N. Clark St.
Thai restaurants may be a dime a dozen, but Sticky Rice has a menu that reflects both Northern as well as Southern Thai dishes. The menu is huge and absolutely mouth-watering with specialties including: Northern Thai Sausage, Fried Green Curry, and Thai Boat Soup, you will definitely leave happy. Also, your bottles of hoppy IPA will pair extremely well with this joint’s spicy dishes. Sticky Rice is nestled in NorthCenter at 4018 N Western Ave.