uncommon ground operates 2 independently owned restaurants located in Chicago. The first, located in the Lakeview/Wrigleyville neighborhood, opened in 1991. The second uncommon ground location opened in the historic Edgewater neighborhood in 2007. Both uncommon ground locations are open for brunch, lunch and dinner daily and feature contemporary comfort cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal, regional, organic ingredients.
The bars feature famous house-infused organic cocktails, a selection of local craft beers and an eclectic, sustainable American wine list. Enjoy tree-lined outdoor cafes in the summer & 2 warm, cozy fireplace in the winter. uncommon ground operates the "1st Certified Organic Roof Top Farm in the US" as well as our own brewery, GREENSTAR BREWING, "The 1st Certified Organic Brewery in Illinois" - M.O.S.A.
Get ready Chicago!
Chicago Food Day’s very own Hidden Harvest is back by popular demand! This fun social media-led treasure hunt creates an opportunity to score treats from local restaurants, businesses and individual contributors. With some sharp attention and teamwork, you’ll locate gift cards, samples and cash! Follow @FoodDayChi on Twitter to learn locations, drops and dates. Locations will also be tweeted periodically throughout Chicago Food Day program dates encouraging anyone to track the Hidden Harvest goodies. Get in on the social media buzz and catch the treats that help you indulge in some tasty, healthy meals.