We're headed to Chicago this weekend for a wedding and only have one night for dinner out. We're staying in River North, but it's been suggested to us that we want to hang out on Rush St. I've been told that Carmines, Tavern on Rush and Hugo's Frog Bar are the restaurants we should look closely at. Any other recommendations? Ideally we'd like something fun, with really good food that isn't super pricey (which I know the above choices are). We live in Denver and definitely love good food, but it's also a rare night out without our child so we'd like to have some fun.
Any ideas? (We don't have to be on Rush St, but we'd like to stay in the area, we have to meet people in the west loop after dinner and are staying in river north)