The Low Down
Know Before You Go: HB is B.Y.O.B., so grab that bottle of vino before heading down to Halsted
The Extras: Through a Food Network competition, owners Steve McDonagh and Dan Smith won their television own cooking series.
Save Money: Head to Kafka, a wine shop at Halsted and Buckingham, before going to this B.Y.O.B. spot. Many of the store's bottles are $20 or less.
Fun Fact: Former owners Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh are the stars of the Food Network show Party Line with the Hearty Boys.
The Extras: Fans of the Cupcake Flight take heart; the famed dessert trio is still on the menu.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
The TV star owners may have left, but this Boys Town restaurant is still home to twists on New American classics.
by Contributor at Citysearch
Though no longer the Hearty Boys' baby, chef Joncarl Lachman remains true to the distinctly American menu and cozy decor. A streetside window entertains people watchers on a raised seating area up front, while dark woodâ¦
By Jack Crapple at Citysearch
The best BYOB in Chicago. I have eaten there 4 times and everything has been spot on with no exception. I have quickly made friends with the owner ... Read More
My new favorite boystown restaurant
By suredeal at Citysearch
After being rained out of the cubs game we stumbled into this byob gem! We were soaked and not dressed to par, but we were greeted with smiles and ... Read More
A neighborhood favorite
By chgofoody at Citysearch
Had many meals at HB and always look forward to the next. The menu selections are limited but the specials are creative and always pleasing. Favo... Read More
This Sunday Brunch will make you forget your lousy weekend!
By urbanbushwoman at Citysearch
HB is the Best place for brunch with friends.\r You want savory and sweet!\r Decadent and light!\r home made and simple, with a gourmet twist...mee... Read More
SHUT UP and GET YOURSELF TO HB NOW!...Consistently OUTSTANDING!
By devinship at Citysearch
I visited the HB on my one of my last nights in Chicago (moved back to Houston) on April 26, 2008 with my neighbor once again. This time we got to ... Read More