Scene from a power lunch: scallops at NoMI (photo by Joseph Storch)
Where the city, the Lake and the Water Tower are all at your feet, and chef Christophe David's food only enhances the view.
Snag a corner table so you can oversee the busy intersection of Clark and Illinois, then prepare for Carrie Nahabedian's serious, farm-focused food.
#3 The Lobby at The Peninsula
Gordon Gekko would probably come here after a drink in the über masculine bar, but the floor-to-ceiling windows help illuminate other Masters of the Universe as well, even if it's in the middle of the day.
Where New York City urban meets Midwestern sensibility - all in a minimalist setting emphasizing local ingredients.
I don't really care if Oprah eats here; the room and the scene just drip money. Isn't that what power is all about?