Swift & Sons - Chicago
Boka Restaurant Group teams up with B. Hospitality Co. (Balena, The Bristol) for a sprawling steakhouse concept in the red-hot West Loop neighborhood. Swift & Sons aims to pay homage to the Golden Age of 1920s Chicago when the city was home to the largest meatpacking center.
The contemporary, steak-focused restaurant is the largest project to date for both restaurant groups, and in addition to the steakhouse concept, there will be a 60-seat seafood restaurant tucked within it called Cold Storage.
Executive chef/partner Chris Pandel leads the kitchen with a menu that includes steakhouse classics and seasonal dishes utilizing responsibly raised meats. The seafood restaurant offers a daily catch menu with seven to eight different selections of fresh seafood, prepared grilled, steamed, a la plancha or fried, and sourced from purveyors across the country.
The beverage program features an extensive, rotating list of draught beer, artisanal wines, craft cocktails and tableside martini cart service. (Photos by Eric Kleinberg)