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Zagat National: Are These America’s Next Restaurant Moguls?

Founders John Ross, Phillip Walters, David Johnston and Chris Pandel maintain the difficult balance of trendy and timeless with a growing collection of restaurants under B. Hospitality Co. Read More at Zagat

Thrillest: The 21 Best Italian Restaurants in America

In just a few short years, Balena has become a fixture on the Chicago dining scene, and not just because of its neon light installations that manage to blend seamlessly with the elegance of the soaring, exposed beam ceilings and leather-topped bar… Read more at Thrillest

Chris Pandel vs. Rick Bayless on The Feed: Cauliflower Challenge

Balena Truffle Pizza

2012 Eater Awards: Chris Pandel Named Chef of the Year

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CS Reviews Balena: Go Team!

“Balena is one of the better restaurants I’ve eaten at in the last few years, on par with some of my recent favorites like Acadia and the now defunct Kith and Kin. Indeed, as its name translates, it’s a whale of a restaurant.”

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Michelin Awards Balena with 2013-2016 Bib Gourmand