Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Celebrate Summer with Hot New Alfresco Spots

The spacious outdoor patio at South Branch in the Loop. (Photo: South Branch)

Today is the first official day of summer, which means it is time to get outside to drink and dine—if you haven't already indulged.

If you're at a loss, check out some of my picks for best new spots of 2011 at DiningChicago.com, including the Gold Coast's Cantina 46, Ukrainian Village's Roots Handmade Pizza and the Loop's South Branch.