Chris Pandel

My Venues


  • Ten Best New Restaurants in America
    GQ Magazine
  • Nominee for Best New Restaurant (Balena)
    James Beard Foundation
  • Bib Gourmand (Balena)
    Michelin Guide
  • The People's Best New Chef
    Food & Wine
  • Top 50 Best New Restaurants (Balena)
    Bon Appétit
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in Chicago

Where I Go Out

At My Venues

Fried egg sandwich
Fried egg sandwich
$$$, Full Bar, New American, Bucktown
"Sundays at the Bristol are special indeed. Chris Pandel’s spin on fried eggs includes pork belly, Mornay sauce, and breakfast potatoes. It’s the perfect weekend indulgence and only available during brunch."