Category Press

18 Aug

The Infatuation Chicago, date unknown

This Italian restaurant in the West Loop does wonderful handmade pastas, like a fantastic bucatini cacio e pepe, pici with ragu, and paccheri mancini prepared tableside. But one of our favorite things about this place is that it’s perfect for people who just want to have a conversation.


17 Aug

Gambero Rosso

An opening that many are talking about. And with good reason. Opened in summer 2021 in West Loop, Gioia is an elegant and modern restaurant and pasta factory, with a wide and well-structured offer.


1 Aug

Chicago Food Magazine, August 1 2022

Gioia offers Italian cuisine from all 21 regions of Italy with modern refinements from Chef & Partner Federico Comacchio. Opened in June 2021, the 42-seat patio is new this year.


21 Jul

Time Out Chicago, July 21 2022

Hailing from Lodi, Italy, Federico Comacchio helms the kitchen at Gioia, showcasing a rotating menu of regional Italian dishes and housemade pastas including paccheri prepared tableside with fresh tomato sauce and aged parmesan.


31 May

The Infatuation Chicago, May 31 2022

Gioia is a busy, upscale Italian restaurant in the West Loop with tasty handmade pastas, like bucatini cacio e pepe, pici with ragu, and paccheri mancini prepared tableside.


5 May

WGNTV Lunch Break, May 5 2022

Recipe: Orecchia di Elefante (Elephant Ear)


25 Mar

Restaurant Clicks, March 25 2022

West Loop Restaurants You Should Be Dining At This Week Restaurant Clicks March 25, 2022 website link West Loop, also called “the West Loop,” is one of Chicago’s most impressive examples of urban rejuvenation. Decades ago, West Loop was a meat-packaging district but today, it’s a trendy and artsy area with art galleries, cultural attractions, […]