In September Chicago Cut Steakhouse opened in the building south of where I work. I’ve been curious about it so when I was tasked with choosing a place for a team lunch, I decided to try it out.
Chicago Cut is on the fancier side inside and a bit formal as far as service and decor go. The clientele seemed to be very business-y. I guess that’s what’s to be expected, but our office is very casual so I did feel slightly out of place with our dress.
Out of about 8 people at lunch I was the only girl. I guess they must do this with every woman with a purse, but I thought it was cool that they gave me a purse hanger.
Another reason I wanted to go to Chicago Cut: Their wine list is presented on an iPad.
You can view wines on a map, click for more information, even order the wine right there from the iPad application. I had just gotten off a food-related iPad project, so this was interesting to me.
We started off lunch with some delicious bread.
And then for an appetizer we split a kobe beef hotdog. It was just a few bites each and a few fries, but it was really tasty. And big. I don’t know how you could finish this whole hotdog if you ordered it for yourself.
For lunch I wanted steak, but nothing too heavy, so I got the prime filet steak salad.
We also had some fries, macaroni and cheese, and asparagus for sides. Man, I was so full after this lunch. I don’t think I even ate dinner that night. Everything was so good. But I would advise coming on an expense account. It is a bit pricey ($19.95 for my salad!). Good place for business meetings.
Chicago Cuts is located on LaSalle and the Chicago River.
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