Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week

Coco Pazzo: Lunch menu includes risotto del giorno, pizza alla diavola; four-course dinner ($44) offers brick chicken, pork chop Milanese, panna cotta. 300 W. Hubbard St., 312-836-0900

Drawing Room: Dinner menu ($33) includes steak tartare with black-truffle aioli, smoked trout with horseradish vinaigrette, monkfish osso buco. 937 N. Rush St., 312-266-2694

Embeya: Will feature an a la carte lunch; dinner, served family style, available for $33 or $44. 564 W. Randolph St., 312-612-5640

Frontier: Dinner ($33) menu includes shrimp and corn grits, bison rib-eye, alligator scallopine, apple cobbler. 1072 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-772-4322

Henri: Lunch menu includes duck country terrine; dinner ($44) menu includes whole-roasted sea bream, coq au vin. 18 S. Michigan Ave., 312-578-0763

Howells & Hood: Dinner menu ($33) includes butternut squash soup, kale salad with Parmesan and charred rapini, truffled lobster pot pie, carrot cake. 435 N. Michigan Ave., 312-262-5310

The Lobby: The Peninsula Chicago lobby restaurant's lunch menu includes cavatelli with butternut squash, beet salad; dinner menu ($44) includes bouillabaisse, braised short ribs. Note: Restaurant Week menus not available Saturday-Sunday. 108 E. Superior St., 312-337-2888

Lockwood Restaurant & Bar: The Palmer House restaurant's dinner menu ($44) includes Hawaiian blue prawns, cauliflower ravioli, flatiron steak with kimchee puree. 17 E. Monroe St., 312-917-3404

Metropolitan Club: This private club in Willis Tower opens its doors for Restaurant Week. Stunning view. Dinner menu ($33, $17 for optional two-wine pairing) includes chicken breast with andouille grits, penne alfredo with pastrami salmon, sesame-lacquered tilapia with crayfish tempura. 233 S. Wacker Drive, 312-876-3200

RPM Italian: Dinner ($44) menu includes provolone-stuffed peppers, prime-beef meatballs, ravioli alla RPM. 52 W. Illinois St., 312-222-1888.

Tesori: Dinner ($33) menu includes charred octopus with shaved artichokes, duck and fontina ravioli, rosemary-brined salmon, chocolate hazelnut mousse. 65 E. Adams St., 312-786-9911

III Forks: Dinner menu ($44) includes scallops with bourbon-bacon jam, salmon with chimichurri and wild rice, petite filet with fried Brussels sprouts. 180 N. Field Blvd., 312-938-4303

Vie: Dinner menu ($44; optional beverage pairings $20) includes grilled trout with crispy pork belly, bittersweet chocolate pave. 4471 Lawn Ave., Western Springs, 708-246-2082

pvettel@tribune.com

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