bellyQ

Asian Fusion

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Overview

Globes of warm, soft light glimmer over patrons seated at one of the communal tables at rustic bellyQ, where sake and wine are on tap and grilling takes place on individual tabletops. This Michelin-recommended Asian barbecue spot from Cornerstone Restaurant and Michael Jordan serves a variety of locally-sourced dishes, like popular Thai style fried chicken or sesame chimichurri-marinated Korean short ribs.

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Accolades

  • Michelin Bib Gourmand 2015-2016
  • Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence
  • Zagat rating of 24 out of 30

Menu for bellyQ

Dinner

To Share

  • Crispy Spring Roll pork belly, kimchi nuoc cham
    $8.00
  • Thai Style Fried Chicken sweet chili, lime
    $9.00
  • Chilled Edamame soy balsamic
    $5.00
  • Rib Tips maple bbq glaze, sesame, steamed buns
    $10.00
  • Brisket Buns braised beef, peppers, onion
    $12.00
  • Q Fried Rice lemongrass chicken, scrambled egg, mushrooms
    $8.00

Refreshing

  • Avocado Basil Hummus yogurt, curry, spiced rice puff
    $8.00
  • Hamachi daily presentation
    $14.00
  • Kale & Green Papaya Salad smoked onion, crispy rice
    $8.00

Sides

  • Wheat Berry Salad radish, red fresno chili, nuoc cham
    $6.00
  • White Corn Coconut Grits marinated vegetables
    $6.00
  • Asian Coleslaw nuoc cham
    $4.00
  • Sticky Rice dried shrimp, togarashi, chinese sausage, mushrooms
    $5.00
  • Wrinkle Beans crispy egg noodles, chinese sausage, peanut pesto
    $5.00
  • Griddled Broccoli Rabe parmesan, lemon
    $6.00
  • Smashed Sweet Potatoes sake-maple syrup
    $6.00

Bbq & Such

  • Slow Roasted Pork Butt red bliss potatoes, red thai curry sauce
    $22.00
  • Seared Tuna coconut grits, marinated vegetables, shrimp dressing
    $28.00
  • Vegetable Hot Pot soft tofu, rice cakes, cumin, miso
    $16.00
  • Tea Smoked Duck Breast chinese broccoli, steamed buns
    $26.00
  • Baby Back Pork Ribs homemade hoisin, asian coleslaw
    $15.00
    $25.00
  • Grilled Half Chicken black beans, napa cabbage, sofrito, coconut bbq
    $20.00
  • Marinated Korean Short Ribs carrots, crispy shallots
    $18.00
    $32.00
  • Marinated Lamb Satay wheat berry salad, wisconsin feta cheese, peashoot
    $22.00
  • Lemongrass Salmon ginger, cucumber slaw
    $21.00
  • Blackened Catfish curry broth, potatoes, mushrooms, cilantro
    $17.00

Dessert

  • Iced Coffee Float vanilla soft serve, cocoa crunch
    $7.00
  • Vietnamese Cinnamon Donuts berry compote
    $4.00
  • Pot De Creme chocolate-coconut milk custard, pocky stick, vanilla soft serve
    $6.00
  • Vanilla Soft Serve
    $5.00
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly peanut butter crunch, jam, vanilla soft serve
    $6.00

Brunch

Main Courses

  • Country Fried Chicken Katsu Bowl crispy chicken thigh, jasmine rice, fried egg, pork sausage gravy
    $12.00
  • Breakfast Ramen pork sausage, two tempura eggs, serrano chili broth
    $13.00
  • Beef Brisket Skillet potatoes, peppers, onions, cheddar, fried egg
    $10.00
  • Korean Breakfast Tacos kimchi, avocado, scallion, corn tortillas served with your choice of tofu, ground lemongrass chicken, or braised pork
    $10.00
  • Vietnamese Omelet feta, spinach, quinoa
    $13.00
  • Tea Smoked Duck Benedict gai lan, thai curry hollandaise, tempura egg
    $15.00
  • Chilaquiles scrambled egg, tortilla, salsa verde, ground pork
    $12.00

Sides

  • Granola & Yogurt mango, orange, yuzu, honey, mint
    $6.00
  • Lemongrass Pork Patties
    $6.00
  • Maple Glazed Togarashi Bacon
    $6.00
  • Smashed Red Bliss Potatoes
    $5.00

Refresh

  • Tinto a simple sangria: red wine, blood orange soda
    $7.00
  • Latte / Cappucino
    $4.00
  • Espresso
    $3.00
  • Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
    $4.00
  • Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
    $4.00
  • Banana Yogurt Shake
    $4.00
  • Rare Tea Cellar Hot Tea lemon meritage, genmaicha, oolong
    $4.00
  • Bellymary a house blend of tomato juice, belly fire, seoul sauce, fresh horseradish, ginger roots, szechwan peppercorns, celery, other spice. choice of vodka, gin, tequila, shochu or scotch
    $10.00
  • Fists of Fury mezcal, passion fruit drinking vinegar, absinthe
    $11.00
  • Shochu-Rita sudachi shochu, curacao, lime, agave, spiked citrus salt
    $10.00
  • La Colombe Drip Coffee
    $2.50

Dessert

  • Vietnamese Cinnamon Donuts berry compote
    $4.00
  • Pot De Creme chocolate-coconut milk custard, pocky stick, vanilla soft serve
    $6.00
  • Vanilla Soft Serve
    $5.00
  • Iced Coffee Float vanilla soft serve, cocoa crunch
    $7.00
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly peanut butter crunch, jam, vanilla soft serve
    $6.00

Dumplings

  • Wagyu Beef & Cheddar Wontons
    $8.00
  • Sweet Potato & Maple
    $8.00
  • Pork & Cilantro
    $9.00
  • Duck & Pho Spice Wontons
    $9.00

Beer

Draft Selections

  • Moody Tongue Steeped Emperor's Lemon saison pilsen, chicago
    $7.00
  • Revolution Brewing Anti-Hero ipa logan square, chicago
    $6.00
  • Firestone Walker Pivo Pils paso robles, ca
    $6.00

Beer

  • Half Acre Lead Feather black ale lincoln square, chicago, il
    $8.00

Bombers

  • Chang Lager thailand
    22 Oz $9.00
  • Perennial Aria belgian pale ale st. louis, mo
    $22.00
  • Begyle Zeus double ipa, chicago
    22 Oz $22.00
  • Hitachino White Ale Belgian Style Witbier japan
    24 Oz $25.00
  • Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale kansas city, mo
    25 Oz $22.00

Cans

  • Revolution Brewing Eugene porter chicago, il
    $6.00
  • Temperance Gatecrasher english india pale ale, il
    12 Oz $6.00
  • Tiger Lager singapore
    17 Oz $6.00
  • Vandermill Hard Apple Cider spring lake, mi
    16 Oz $9.00
  • Oskar Blues Old Chub scotch ale longmont, co
    12 Oz $6.00
  • Bells Best Brown Ale kalamazoo, mi
    16 Oz $8.00
  • Brewery Vivant Farmhand farmhouse ale grand rapids, mi
    16 Oz $9.00

Wines on Tap

  • Red Blend - Tierra Divina Zinfandel Carignan, California 2011
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00
  • Red - Reata Pinot Noir, California 2012
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00
  • White - Signolo Pinot Grigio , Italy 2011
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00
  • White - Milbrandt Chardonnay, California 2013
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00
  • Sparkling - Trocadero Blanc De Blanc Brut, France
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00

Beverages

Craft Cocktails

  • Red Lotus sake, yuzu, sesame leaf, cane sugar, basil seed
    $11.00
  • Stove Pipe buffalo trace bourbon, vermouth, cinnamon
    $11.00
  • Shogun japanese whiskey, yuzu, basil, litchi noir iced tea
    $11.00
  • Yellow King botran reserva rum, chartreuse, pineapple, lime
    $11.00
  • Black Dragon vodka, ginger, oolong tea, honey, lime
    $11.00
  • Mango Lassi gin, st. germain, yogurt liqueur, mango
    $11.00
  • Kampa kirin ichiban, sake
    $7.00

Wines on Tap

  • Red Blend - Tierra Divina Zinfandel Carignan, California 2011
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00
  • Red - Reata Pinot Noir, California 2012
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00
  • White - Signolo Pinot Grigio, Italy 2011
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00
  • White - Milbrandt Chardonnay, California 2013
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00
  • Sparkling - Trocadero Blanc De Blanc Brut, France
    Glass (5 Oz) $10.00
    Half Liter $28.00
    1 Liter $48.00

Brandy & Cognac

  • Germain Robin craft method mendocino, ca
    $14.00
  • Germain Robin apple brandy mendocino, ca
    $17.00
  • Germain Robin xo mendocino, ca
    $32.00

After Dinners

  • Pierre Ferrand Curacao
    $8.00
  • Pimm's #1
    $8.00
  • St. Germain
    $9.00
  • St. George Distillery Absinthe
    $10.00
  • Cello Via Meyer Limoncello
    $9.00
  • Clement Creole Shrubb
    $9.00
  • Cynar
    $8.00
  • House Rum Cream Liqueur
    $9.00
  • Aperol
    $8.00
  • Benadictine
    $10.00
  • Campari
    $8.00
  • Chartreuse Green
    $15.00
  • Granier Mon Pastis
    $8.00
  • Meletti Amaro
    $8.00
  • Pernod
    $8.00

Beer

Draft Selections

  • Moody Tongue Steeped Emperor's Lemon saison pilsen, chicago
    $7.00
  • Revolution Brewing Anti-Hero ipa logan square, chicago
    $6.00
  • Firestone Walker Pivo Pils paso robles, ca
    $6.00

Beer

  • Half Acre Lead Feather black ale lincoln square, chicago, il
    $8.00

Bombers

  • Chang Lager thailand
    22 Oz $9.00
  • Perennial Aria belgian pale ale st. louis, mo
    $22.00
  • Begyle Zeus double ipa, chicago
    22 Oz $22.00
  • Hitachino White Ale Belgian Style Witbier japan
    24 Oz $25.00
  • Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale kansas city, mo
    25 Oz $22.00

Cans

  • Revolution Brewing Eugene porter chicago, il
    $6.00
  • Temperance Gatecrasher english india pale ale, il
    12 Oz $6.00
  • Tiger Lager singapore
    17 Oz $6.00
  • Vandermill Hard Apple Cider spring lake, mi
    16 Oz $9.00
  • Oskar Blues Old Chub scotch ale longmont, co
    12 Oz $6.00
  • Bells Best Brown Ale kalamazoo, mi
    16 Oz $8.00
  • Brewery Vivant Farmhand farmhouse ale grand rapids, mi
    16 Oz $9.00

Beverage 101

  • Dr. Brown's Cel-Ray Soda
    $3.00
  • Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, Ginger Ale
    $2.50
  • House Sodas rotating
    $3.00
  • Bellyq House Cola
    $3.00
  • Daily Fresh Lemonade
    $3.00
  • Drinking Vinegars rotating
    $4.00
  • Zico Coconut Water
    $4.00
  • Q-Tonic
    $4.00
  • Gosling's Ginger Beer chicago, il
    $4.00

Coffee & Tea

  • Espresso
    $3.00
  • Cappuccino
    $4.00
  • Drip Coffee, Regular & Decaf w/refill
    $2.50
  • Vietnamese Coffee cold brewed coffee and condensed milk
    $3.00
  • Hot Teas emperor's chamomile, magnolia blossom oolong, emperor's genmaicha, lemon meritage
    $4.00
  • Litchi Noir Iced Tea
    $3.00

Sake

Classic

  • Mizuho Kuromatsu Kenbishi Aged Classic junmai hyogo
    $14.00
  • Konteki Pearls of Simplicity junmai daiginjo kyoto
    $15.00
  • Rihaku Wandering Poet junmai ginjo shimane
    $12.00

Clean

  • Banzai Bunny nigori tokubetsu junmai shimane
    $48.00
  • Rihaku Dreamy Clouds daiginjo kyoto
    $12.00

Expressive

  • Takara Shirakabe Gura junmai
    $7.00
  • Kanbara Bride of the Fox junmai ginjo niigata
    $10.00
    $40.00
  • Chokaisan junmai daiginjo akita
    $18.00

Specialty

  • Konteki Tears of Dawn daiginjo kyoto
    $12.00
  • Kikusui Funaguchi honjozo
    $9.00

1400 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60607

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Lively, Modern, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Foodies, Groups, Hot Spot
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (312) 563-1010
  • Private Dining Room: Yes