Moderno, a month-old restaurant in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Ill., pays homage to the traditions of Italian cuisine while judiciously applying modern touches. It is pleasing patrons with signature cocktails like the Tuscan Iced Tea, the Modern ’hattan, and the “bungled” Negroni. The developer of the cocktail list, assistant general manager Andrew Morgan, favors complex Italian vermouths and bitter herbal liqueurs called amaros over sweeter ingredients in his ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.

 

Attention Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!

Already registered? here.