Parachute

Asian Fusion

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  • 2015 Best New Restaurant
Overview

It’s easy to take a leap at Parachute where creative Korean-influenced, New American cuisine is served in a hip-but-cozy space with a communal table and mismatched stools. This Michelin-starred restaurant blends new and traditional flavors in dishes like baked potato bing bread with bacon, scallions and sour cream butter or pork belly with mung bean pancake.

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Accolades

  • One Michelin star 2016
  • Michelin Bib Gourmand 2015
  • Number 14: Phil Vettel's Top 50 Restaurants 2016 - Chicago Tribune
  • Top 10 Best New Restaurants 2015 — Chicago Magazine
  • Semi-finalist: James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant 2015
  • Three stars from the Chicago Tribune 2014

Menu for Parachute

Main Menu

Main

  • Market Oysters soju granita
    $3.00
  • Fried Tapioca pecorino, furikake
    $6.00
  • House Pickles kimchi, chili chayote, watermelon radish zuke
    $8.00
  • Crispy Sesame Leaves bourbon barrel soy
    $4.00
  • Gado Gado crudite, peanut, herbs
    $7.00
  • Baked Potato Bing Bread bacon, scallion, sour cream butter
    Half $4.00
    Whole $7.00
  • Chameh Melon Salad green gochu, feta, burnt onion, shiso
    $10.00
  • Warm Spinach Gomae black sesame, ginger
    $11.00
  • Wild Yellowtail Ceviche green strawberries, lovage
    $12.00
  • Cauliflower tandoori chicken skin, raita
    $12.00
  • Boudin Noir rhubarb, raspberry vinegar, seedy salad
    $10.00
  • Pork Belly and Mung Bean Pancake kimchi, black garlic, hen egg pineapple
    $11.00
  • Black Lentil Mandu snap peas, green curry, pistachio
    $16.00
  • Dukbokki mushroom, dried beef, perilla seed
    $17.00
  • Chilled Buckwheat Noodle horseradish broth, cucumber, asian pear, egg
    $16.00
  • Grilled Lamb Saddle sweetbreads, ssamjang, lettuces
    $26.00
  • Striped Bass chinese black bean sauce, almonds, summer squash
    $26.00
  • Chicken fava leaves, chanterelles, garlic confit
    $20.00
  • Grilled Pork Secreto gai lan, nam phrik, potato
    $25.00
  • Dolsot Bi Bim Bop albacore, escarole, preserved lemon, barbequed onion, seaweed, soft egg
    $22.00
  • Spicy Beef Hot Pot wheat noodles, tendon, black radish, little neck clams, leeks, egg, wild fern
    $38.00

Sparkling Wine

  • Raventos Nv 'La Vida Al Camp' Cava, Spain
    $8.00
    $35.00
  • Sorelle Bronca 2013 'P68' Prosecco, Valdobbiadene, Italy
    $45.00
  • Meyer Fonné 2012 'Brut Extra' Crémant, Alsace, France
    $50.00
  • Clos De La Briderie Crémant Rosé, Loire, France
    $45.00
  • Bernard Valette Nv 'Née Bulleuse' Gamay Rosé, France
    $12.00
    $55.00
  • Andrea Calek Nv 'Blonde' Pet-Nat, Ardeche, France
    $60.00

White / Rosé

  • Dom. De La Pépière 2014 Melon De Bourgogne, Muscadet, France
    Gl $8.00
    Cf $20.00
  • Gaspard 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Touraine, France
    Btl $35.00
    Gl $8.00
    Cf $20.00
  • Rainer Wess 2013 Gruner Veltliner, Wachau, Austria
    Btl $35.00
    Gl $8.00
    Cf $20.00
  • Foucher-Lebrun 2013 Chenin Blanc, Vouvray, France
    Gl $35.00
    Cf $8.00
  • Massaya 2014 Syrah Blend Rosé, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
    Btl $35.00
    Gl $8.00
    Cf $20.00
  • Judith Beck 2014 Blaufränkisch Rosé, Burgenland, Austria
    Gl $8.00
    Cf $20.00
  • Rippon 2011 Osteiner, Central Otago, New Zealand
    Btl $55.00
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00
  • Sigalas 2014 Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece
    Btl $55.00
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00
  • La Colombera 2011 'Derthona' Timorasso, Piedmont, Italy
    Btl $55.00
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00
  • Les Champ Libres 2012 'Lard, Des Choix' Grenache Blanc, France
    Btl $55.00
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00
  • Teutonic 2014 'Pigs & Swords' Pinot Noir Blend, Willamette, Oregon
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00
  • Dom. Marcel Deiss 2012 Riesling, Alsace, France
    Btl $55.00
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00

Red

  • Domaine Du Salvard 2013 Pinot Noir/Gamay, Cheverny, France
    Btl $35.00
    Gl $8.00
    Cf $20.00
  • Caparone 2012 Sangiovese, Paso Robles, California
    Gl $8.00
    Cf $20.00
  • Pittnauer 2013 Zweigelt Blend, Burgenland, Austria
    Btl $35.00
    Gl $8.00
    Cf $20.00
  • Luberri 2013 'Orlegi' Tempranillo, Rioja, Spain
    Gl $8.00
    Cf $20.00
  • Montchovet 2012 'Coteaux Bourguignons' Gamay, Burgundy, France
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00
  • Ampeleia 2013 'Unlitro' Alicante, Costa Toscana, Italy
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00
  • Dettori 2012 'Renosu' Cannonau, Sardegna, Italy
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00
  • Turner-Pageot 2012 Grenache/Syrah, Languedoc, France
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00
  • Chateau Musar 2011 'Jeune' Cinsault Blend, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00
  • Dom. Comte Abbatucci 2012 Sciaccarellu, Corsica, France
    Btl $55.00
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00
  • Wind Gap 2014 'Soif' Valdigué Blend, North Coast, California
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00
  • Maxime Magnon 2012 'La Démerrante' Carignan, Corbieres, France
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00
  • Giornata 2012 'French Camp' Aglianico, Paso Robles, California
    Btl $55.00
    Gl $12.00
    Cf $30.00

White

  • Loimer 2013 Muskateller Kamptal, Austria
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00
  • Von Winning 2013 Riesling Pfalz, Germany
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00
  • Fontanès 2013 'Le Traverses' Vermentino Blend, Languedoc, France
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00
  • La Clarine Farms 2014 Albariño, Sierra Foothills, California
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00
  • Eric Texier 2014 'Chat Fou' Cinsault Rosé, Côtes Du Rhône, France
    Btl $45.00
    Gl $10.00
    Cf $25.00

Beer & Cider

  • On Tap: "Pareidolia" Belgian-Style Farmhouse Ale 4. 4%abv a parachute & illuminated brew works collaboration beer
    $7.00
  • Anchor 'California' Lager, California
    $5.00
  • Evil Twin 'Nomader' Berliner Weisse
    $6.00
  • Pietra 'Colomba' Biere Blanche, Corsica, France
    $8.00
  • Ommegang 'Fleur De Houblon' Summer Ale, Cooperstown, Ny
    $6.00
  • Marz 'The Machine' American Pale Ale, Chicago 500ml
    $15.00
  • A Modo Mio Ipa, Italy 750ml
    $25.00
  • Uinta 'Ba Ba' Black Lager, Salt Lake City, Ut
    $5.00
  • Samuel Smith Organic Cider, England
    $8.00
  • Trabanco Sidre, Asturias, Spain 700ml
    Gls $5.00
    Btl $20.00

Rice

  • Baesangmyun Brewery, Makgeolli, Chicago, Il 750ml
    $15.00
  • Kikusui Funaguchi 'Shinmai Shinshu' Sake, Japan 200ml
    $12.00

Sweet, Fortified & Bitters

  • La Guita Manzanilla Sherry, Jerez, Spain
    $6.00
  • Atxa Patxaran, Basque, Spain
    $7.00
  • Gaston Rivière 'François 1er' Pineau Des Charentes, France
    $7.00
  • Bermejos Malvasia Dulce, Canary Islands, Spain
    $12.00
  • Rwc Historic Series Nv 'Boston Bual' Madeira
    $8.00
  • Quinta Do Infantado 2007 Lbv Port, Portugal
    $6.00
  • Niepoort 10yr Tawny Port, Portugal
    $9.00
  • Roagna Chinato, Barolo, Italy
    $15.00
  • Santa Maria Al Monte Amaro, Liguria, Italy
    $7.00

Sippers (1. 5 Oz Pours)

  • Blume Marillen Apricot Eau De Vie, Austria
    $7.00
  • Fortaleza Tequila Reposado, Mexico
    $12.00
  • Vago 'Espadin' Mezcal, Mexico
    $11.00
  • Alipus 'San Miguel Sola' Mezcal, Mexico
    $12.00
  • Ocho Cientos Sotol, Mexico
    $10.00
  • Smith & Cross Navy Strength Rum, Jamaica
    $6.00
  • Johnny Drum 101 Bourbon, Bardstown, Ky
    $7.00
  • Willet 'Pot Still' Bourbon, Kentucky
    $9.00
  • Roughstock Rye, Montana
    $9.00
  • High West Double Rye, Utah
    $8.00
  • Glentauchers 10yr Scotch, Speyside
    $12.00
  • Bunnahabhain 8yr Scotch, Islay
    $8.00
  • Delord 25yr Bas-Armagnac, France
    $13.00
  • Do Ferreiro Orujo, Galicia, Spain
    $11.00

Cocktails

  • Mezcal, Hibiscus Vermouth, Gran Classico, Spicy Bitters
    $11.00
  • Medley Bros Whiskey Sour, Rooibos, Amaro
    $11.00
  • C&k Immature Brandy, Yujacha, Lemon, Egg White
    $11.00

Non-Alcoholic

  • Market Lemonade
    $4.00
  • Fentiman's Curiosity Cola
    $4.00
  • Maria's Ginger Beer, Chicago, Il
    $3.00
  • Rooibos Lemon Tea & Mint Mocktail
    $6.00

Desserts

  • Rhubarb Buckwheat Streusel sakura ice cream
    $9.00
  • Pat Bing Su cucumber ice, condensed milk ice cream, aloe vera, kiwi, puffed black rice
    $9.00
  • Strawberries, Bittersweet Chocolate meringue, matcha
    $9.00

Hot Drinks

  • Metric Coffee Co. 'House Blend' Coffee Chicago, Il
    Cup $3.00
  • Rare Tea Cellar Selections, Chicago, Il
    Pot $4.00

Drink Menu

Wine List (Selected Glass Pours/Carafes Nightly)

Sparkling

  • Raventos Nv 'La Vida Al Camp' Cava, Spain
  • Raventos Nv 'La Vida Al Camp' Cava, Spain
  • Clos De La Briderie 'Pureté De Silex' Crémant Rosé, Loire, France
  • Sorelle Bronca 2013 'Particella 68' Prosecco, Valdobbiadene, Italy
  • Andrea Calek Nv 'Blonde' Pet-Nat, Ardeche, France
  • Domaine De L'octavin Nv Chardonnay Pet-Nat

White

  • Rainer Wess 2013 Grüner Veltliner, Wachau, Austria
    Bottle $35.00
    Glass $8.00
    Carafe $20.00
  • Phillipe Tessier 2009 Romorantin, Cour-Cheverny, France
    Bottle $35.00
    Glass $8.00
    Carafe $20.00
  • Sainte Croix 'La Serre' 2012 Grenache Blanc/Gris, Languedoc, France
    Bottle $35.00
    Glass $8.00
    Carafe $20.00
  • Bellotti 2011 'Semplicemente' Cortese, Vdt, Italy
    Bottle $35.00
    Glass $8.00
    Carafe $20.00
  • Foucher-Lebrun 2013 Chenin Blanc, Vouvray, France
    Bottle $35.00
    Glass $8.00
    Carafe $20.00
  • Jo Landron 2013 'Les Houx' Melon De Bourgogne, Muscadet, France
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Skouras 2012 'Salto' Moscofilero, Peloponnese, Greece
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Dom. Vincent Dureuil-Janthial 2012 Aligoté, Burgundy, France
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Eyrie Vineyards 2013 Pinot Gris, Dundee Hills, Oregon
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Mas D'agalis 2012 'Le Grand Carré' Terret Blend, Languedoc, France
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Schäfer-Fröhlich 2011 'Medium Dry' Riesling, Nahe, Germany
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Heidi Schröck 2013 'Biscaya' Rosé, Burgenland, Austria
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Clemens Busch 2012 'Trocken Ls' Riesling, Mosel, Germany
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00
  • Le Rocher Des Violettes 2010 Chenin Blanc, Montlouis-Sur-Loire, France
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00
  • Donkey & Goat 2013 'Sluice Box' Vermentino Blend, El Dorado, California
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00
  • Emanuel Tres 2013 'Camp 4' Viognier, Santa Ynez, California
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00
  • Meyer Fonné 2011 'Reserve' Riesling, Alsace, France
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00
  • Hexamer 2013 'Weissherbst' Pinot Noir, Nahe, Germany
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00

Red

  • Ecker 2013 Zweigelt, Wagram, Austria
    Bottle $35.00
    Glass $8.00
    Carafe $20.00
  • Tami 2013 Frappato, Sicily, Italy
    Bottle $35.00
    Glass $8.00
    Carafe $20.00
  • Luberri 2013 'Orlegi' Tempranillo, Rioja, Spain
    Bottle $35.00
    Glass $8.00
    Carafe $20.00
  • Château Coupe Roses 2013 'La Bastide' Carignan, Minervois, France
    Bottle $35.00
    Glass $8.00
    Carafe $20.00
  • Louis-Antoine Luyt 2014 'Pipeño Santa Juana' Pais, Maule, Chile
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • La Clarine Farm 2013 'Jambalaia' Syrah Blend, Sierra Foothills, California
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Cantine Valpane Ruchè, Piedmont, Italy
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Turner Pageot 2012 ' Le Rouge' Grenache/Syrah, Languedoc, France
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Tenute Dettori 2012 'Renosu' Cannonau, Sardegna, Italy
    Bottle $45.00
    Glass $10.00
    Carafe $25.00
  • Tricot 2013 'Les Petites Fleurs' Gamay, Loire, France
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00
  • Domaine Comte Abbatucci 2012 Sciaccarellu, Corsica, France
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00
  • Domaine Sigalas 2013 Mavrotragano/Mandilaria, Santorini, Greece
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00
  • Montesecondo 2011 Sangiovese Blend, Chianti Classico, Italy
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00
  • Gramenon 2011 'Poignée De Raisins' Grenache, Rhône, France
    Bottle $55.00
    Glass $12.00
    Carafe $30.00

Beer & Cider

On Tap

  • 'Brown Reason to Live' Belgian Brown, Chicago, Il

Bottles & Cans

  • Anchor 'California' Lager
  • Pietra 'Colomba' Biere Blance, Corsica, France
  • Petrus Aged Pale, Belgium
  • Darwin Brewery 'Original Flag' Porter, England
  • Samuel Smith Organic Apple Cider, England
  • A Modo Mio Ipa, Italy 750ml
  • Virtue 'Mitten' Bourbon Barrel Aged Cider, Michigan 750ml

Makgeolli Feature

  • Baesangmyun Brewery, Makgeolli, Chicago, Il 750ml

Sweet,fortified &Bitters

  • Apertivo Cappelletti, Treveneto, Italy
  • Clos Guirouilh 2011 Gros/Petit Manseng, Jurançon, France
  • Atxa Vermouth Rojo, Basque Country, Spain
  • Rwc Historic Series Nv 'Boston Bual' Madeira
  • Niepoort 10yr Tawny Port, Portugal
  • Quinta Do Infantado 2007 Lbv Port, Portugal
  • Santa Maria Al Monte Amaro, Liguria, Italy

Sippers(1. 5 Oz Pours)

  • Blume Marillen Apricot Eau De Vie, Austria
  • Fortaleza Tequila Reposado, Mexico
  • Alipus 'Sta. Ana Del Rio' Mezcal Espadin, Mexico
  • Vago 'Elote' Mezcal, Mexico
  • Ocho Cientos Sotol, Mexico
  • Smith & Cross Navy Strength Rum, Jamaica
  • Johnny Drum 101 Bourbon, Bardstown, Ky
  • Wathen's Bourbon, Ky
  • Rough Stock Straight Rye, Montana
  • Benromach 10yr Scotch, Speyside
  • Bunnahabhain 8yr Scotch, Islay
  • Delord 25yr Bas-Armagnac, France

Cocktails

  • #1 Mina Real Mezcal atxa vermouth rojo, maraschino, mole bitters
  • #2 Medley Brothers Bourbon Swizzle rooibos, amaro, pastis
  • #3 Payet Pisco Quebranta amontillado, apricot, lemon, egg white

Non-Alcoholic

  • Fentiman's Curiosity Cola
  • Maria's Ginger Beer, Chicago, Il
  • Seedling Farms Apple Cider
  • Housemade Iced Assam Milk Tea

3500 North Elston Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Industrial, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Hot Spot, Meet For A Drink, People Watching
  • Noise Level: Loud
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (773) 654-1460
  • Private Dining Room: No