Press

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - Digging in: Tasty morsels about Chicago's food scene
Earning stars: newcomer RIA in the Elysian Hotel.
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CHICAGO MAGAZINE - Best Restaurants 2010
The Elysian's upscale splurge (RIA) opened quietly last December. Pick up the phone. RIA is destined for greatness.
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CS - July, 2010
The best picks are more like the ever-wise tortoise: slow and steady wins the race. RIA, is one of those.
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CS - May, 2010
At RIA, chef Jason McLeod pairs old-world luxury with a refreshing spin on four-star service...
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FRONT DESK - May, 2010
Chicago has a long tradition of excellent hotel restaurants. Heading the list are RIA and Balsan...
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MICHIGAN AVENUE - Review
These hotels rank high on our hit list.
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CHICAGO READER - Online Review
Five apps, five entrees, each described tersely as possible: "Lobster, osetra caviar, celery, blood orange," for instance.
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CHICAGO MAGAZINE - April, 2010
A star was born at the Elysian Hotel this winter, and no one came to the nursery to visit.
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TIME OUT CHICAGO - February, 2010
The truffles, the caviar, the foie gras, oh my!
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DAILY CANDY - December, 2009
Today's topic is token overachievers. We hate them. Yet want to be them. Our first example is Jason McLeod.
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CHICAGO FOODIES - December, 2009
After months of anticipation, delays and rumors, the Elysian Hotel finally unveils two new restaurants...
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GRUB STREET - December, 2009
Originally slated to open this summer, the restaurants at the Elysian Hotel are finally ready to take their opening bows...
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