Lakeview East Dining Guide - Page 7

About the owners/founders: BAR PASTORAL 2947 N. BROADWAY 773.472.4781 Bar Pastoral is the award winning, Michelin Guide recommended cheese & wine bistro serving shareable fare, in an intimate and inviting setting. Their European-inspired neighborhood concept celebrates the finest producers from around the block and around the world. At Bar Pastoral, they believe there is still a place for small-batch, high-quality, handcrafted products. From food-loving libations to creative, beautifully presented and perfectly paired fare, they aim to make these gems from near and far delicious and memorable. And of course, they have a soft spot for artisan cheese! Voted “Best Place for a First Date” by Chicago Magazine in 2013, Bar Pastoral serves dinner 7 nights a week as well as weekend brunch, where seasonal and house-made ingredients are the stars. Overall, they’re committed to providing the highest level of attentive and thoughtful service, striving to make consuming artisan goods enlightening, approachable, fun and delicious. Join them! KEN MILLER & GREG O’NEILL Partners in life for almost eighteen years, Ken and Greg have been corporate nomads, with jobs taking them to places as varied as New York, Hamburg, Boston, Budapest and Chicago-their favorite place and adopted home. They love to eat and can think of nothing more enjoyable than making a meal out of fantastic cheese, bread and wine (and everything that goes with it) and meeting others who enjoy the same!