720 N. Wells St.

Alpana Singh, who hosted Chicago’s Check Please on PBS for 10 years, has gone back into the restaurant business in a big way. Knowing her stellar sommelier credentials, a unique and extensive wine list is a given. Staffers can advise which ones to pair with updated comfort foods such as Edith’s fried chicken, seared diver scallops or Strauss veal chop with citrus-braised endive, foie gras sauce and watercress.