With Father’s Day just around the corner (this weekend, in fact), we found the perfect spot for a celebratory meal that no dad – or doting daughter —can resist: Chicago’s RL Restaurant, a perfect example of old-school upscale dining. Featuring floor-to-ceiling mahogany, luxurious leather upholstery, and the feel of a members-only club, this eatery is a must for all Ralph Lauren fans. And with an unfussy, traditional menu to offset its dashing décor, this is the chicest spot in town for a dad-friendly Father’s Day meal. Perhaps the best part of this old-world spot, though, is its location, next to the Michigan Avenue Polo Store, which ranks among the world’s largest and boasts an expansive selection of clothing, accessories, and housewares that are perfect for any last-minute Father’s Day gift-giving needs. Convenient, no?
RL Restaurant, 115 East Chicago Avenue (Between North Rush Street and North Michigan Avenue); 312-475-1100.
Photo: Courtesy of Ralph Lauren