58 East Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Jeff Zhang and Sandy Yu, the husband-and-wife team behind sushi spots Jia, Rise, and Shine/Morida, opened this River North restaurant in April 2007. It serves a rotating menu of seasonal Asian dishes like grilled lemongrass prawns, Kobe steak, and yakisoba noodles. The first-floor lounge holds 90, the second floor holds 260, and the private dining room seats 23, while the entire restaurant can be rented out for groups of at least 350. Republic can provide a DJ and security upon request.