When people think of "their local" they think of good times, good friends and a great environment. By adding quality food made from the best ingredients and a fantastic top-shelf bar, The Local will transform what you think of as your local establishment.

Call 312-280-8887 for reservations.

Wine List

Lunch & Dinner

SHELLFISH

Iced Half Shell Oysters — Half Dozen

APPETIZERS

Blue Cheese Fondue Chips — Topped with truffle oil and cracked pepper

Jumbo Chicken Drummettes — Maytag bleu cheese dressing, carrot and celery

Tuna Tartare — Avocados, Fresno chilies, wonton chips and sesame ginger aoli.

Jalapeno Cornbread — Maple pecan butter

Local Ale Steamed Mussels — Grilled scallions, Fresno chilies, chorizo

Bacon Wrapped Dates — Served with Goat cheese and a roasted red pepper sauce

Truffled Deviled Eggs — With grilled asparagus and crispy potatoes

Fried Goat Cheese — Cinnamon apple sauce, lavender honey

Braised Pork Belly Sliders — Fennel slaw, fried quail egg, roasted garlic

Winter Vegetables Tater Tots — Applewood smoked bacon, blue cheese

SOUP

Grandma’s Chicken Noodle Soup

SALAD

Local Greens — Carrots, cucumber, tomatoes, goat cheese, white balsamic vinaigrette

State Street Caesar — Reggiano parmesan, garlic croutons

Classic Cobb — Chicken, Neuske bacon, egg, avocado, baby heirloom tomatoes, creamy parmesan dressing

Roasted Beet Salad — Roasted beets, blue cheese, pears, roasted walnuts, cider-honey dressing

Buttermilk Fried Shrimp Salad — With watercress, black beans, sweet corn, cilantro lime dressing

SANDWICHES

TLC Burger — USDA Prime, aged cheddar, hand-cut french fries

French Dip — Toasted french roll, giardiniera, Swiss cheese, au jus, coleslaw

Turkey Burger — Cranberry aioli, arugula, tomato, fresh avocado.

Nueske Blue Burger — Slab nueske bacon, Maytag bleu cheese

New England Lobster Roll — Maine lobster, lemon mayonnaise, chives

Fried Chicken And Biscuit — With Chef Matt’s hot sauce, apple and celery slaw

Local Lunchbox — One half of any sandwich, a cup of soup and a small salad (French Dip, Turkey Breast or Lobster Roll only)

The Local Rotisserie Turkey Breast — Cajun spiced turkey on wheat toast with tomato, gruyere, avocado

MAIN COURSES

USDA Prime Filet — 8 oz center cut filet, roasted mushrooms

Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie — Roasted chicken breast meat, carrots, baby peas, potatoes in a flaky pastry crust

BBQ Baby Back Ribs — Tender smoked pork ribs, hand-cut french fries, cole slaw

Marinated Skirt Steak — Smothered with caramelized onions

Beer Battered Fish and Chips — Atlantic Cod, tartar sauce, malt vinegar, hand-cut french fries

USDA Prime Meatloaf — Mashed potatoes, tomato jam, wild mushroom jus, tobacco onions

Rotisserie Chicken — Marinated Amish chicken, seasonal vegetables, natural reduction

Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon — With Winter squash, red quinoa, fried sage

Shrimp Scampi Linguine — Shrimp 'Scampi style' in toasted garlic, parsley, preserved lemon

SIDE DISHES

Pan Roasted Shiitake and Crimini Mushrooms

Fresh Shucked Sweet Corn

Grilled Asparagus

Sautéed Spinach

Baked Potato

Mac and Cheese
Add Crab $
Add Lobster $$

Hand Cut French Fries

Mashed Potatoes

DESSERT

Chocolate Mousse — Belgian and Madagascar chocolate mousse, fresh whipped cream

Oreo Mint Ice Cream Pie — Oreo cookie crust, mint chip gelato, chocolate sauce

Fresh Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Scoop of Gelato — Chocolate or vanilla

Hoosier Mamma Pie of the Moment — Made at Hoosier Mamma Pie Company located At Chicago & Ashland. Hand made pies that change daily!

Breakfast

Entrées

Prime Filet and Two Poached Eggs — Hash brown potatoes and hollandaise

Egg White Omelette — Spinach, mushrooms, feta cheese

Corned Beef Hash and Two Poached Eggs — With tomato marmalade

Smoked Salmon Bagel — Chive cream cheese, tomato, red onion

Buttermilk Pancakes — Choice of Blueberry or Plain, pecan butter and pure maple syrup

Traditional Eggs Benedict
With Crab
With Filet

Vanilla Brioche French Toast — Served with seasonal berries and pure maple syrup

Belgian Waffle — With Devonshire cream and pure maple syrup

FRUIT & GRAIN

Irish Oatmeal — Choice of brown sugar, dried or fresh berries, mixed nuts and steamed milk

Seasonal Berries

Sliced Seasonal Fruits

Homemade Granola — With milk or organic low fat yogurt, berries

BREAKFAST À La Carte

Hash Brown Potatoes

Breakfast Sausage

Nueske Bacon

English Muffin

Croissant

New York Bagel with Cream Cheese

Muffin — Choice of bran, blueberry or apple cinnamon

Danish — Apple, apricot or cream cheese

Scone — Blueberry or traditional

Toast — White, seven grain wheat, rye or raisin

BUFFET CHOICES

Full Buffet — Enjoy a full buffet selection of scrambled eggs, pancakes, french toast, smoked bacon, pork sausage, homemade breakfast potatoes, seasonal fruit, cereal, yogurt, pastries, steel cut oatmeal, fresh baked bread, juice, freshly brewed coffee or a selection of tea.
Ask your server for made to order eggs or omelettes.

Continental Buffet — Enjoy a full selection of seasonal fruit, cereal, yogurt, muffins, croissants, bagels, English muffins, juice, freshly brewed coffee or a selection of tea.

Weekly Features

MONDAY

Spaghetti and Meatballs

TUESDAY

USDA Prime Filet Stroganoff

WEDNESDAY

Chicago Cut Steak Night

THURSDAY

Thanksgiving Dinner

FRIDAY

Sautéed Lake Perch

SATURDAY

USDA Prime Rib – available after 4 p.m.

SUNDAY

Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Waffles

Kids Menu

LUNCH AND DINNER

All items served with complimentary carrots and apple slices

Grilled cheese — Hand cut french fries

Macaroni and cheese

Pasta with butter and parmesan

Chicken tenders — Hand cut french fries and ranch dressing

BREAKFAST

Kids Breakfast — One egg, bacon or sausage, hash brown potatoes, choice of toast, juice and milk

French Toast — Two pieces of bacon or sausage

Silver Dollar Pancakes — Two pieces of bacon or sausage

Cold Cereal — Sliced banana and milk on the side

Hot Oatmeal — Brown sugar and milk on the side

DESSERTS

Seasonal fresh fruits

Chocolate or vanilla ice cream