I guess this is a question for the parents out there.
My husband and I have recently moved back to the Chicago area, with our 13 month old daughter. She's a lovely kid, fairly well behaved, but yes, still a baby. While we have a fair number of people offering their baby sitting services, we still like to take her out with us when we can.
The issue is: where?
Much internet and chowhound searching is directing me to places that are either obviously kid-friendly (Gino's East, Portillos, etc.) or not our style (The Cheesecake Factory, Choo Choo whatevers, food courts in malls)
Ideally, we could eat in real restaurants, with delicious food, and not have to stress about whether or not our kid is being giving the stinkeye by the wait staff.
I know that technically, we can take her wherever we want, at whatever time we want. But I'm trying to figure out what restaurants are going to be the most comfortable for our whole clan, without having to resort to crummy chains.
For example, I was told Revolution Brewing was pretty good for kids. It's loud, they like the babies and treat em well. Other than that, are there any good, delicious restaurants that are good for the little ones?
Not concerned about cost, or availability of kids menus. Thanks!