Sepia noodles at Trenchermen
Tender skeins of cuttlefish (sepia) mimicking pasta noodles are tossed with tangy lime-pickled compressed watermelon and crispy garlic chips. This dish is elegant, haunting, complex, refreshing and satisfying. It’s also one of the more original dishes served anywhere.
Trenchermen, 2039 West North, (773)661-1540, trenchermen.com
Best of Chicago 2012