Choose Chicago: “O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 5 Comes Alive”

Chicago-based urbanologist, writer and public speaker Max Grinnell visited the new Terminal 5 over the holiday season. Here’s what he had to say in a recent post for Choose Chicago’s Chicago Like a Local Blog:

“[The new Terminal 5] is a far cry from even a few years ago, as the terminal was reborn in April 2014 after a $26 million renovation completed as part of a new partnership between the Chicago Department of Aviation and Westfield.”

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Forbes Travel Guide on Tocco’s “Delicious Airport Food”

Where To Find Delicious Airport Food - Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide, which collects the world’s finest hotels, restaurants and spas, along with expert travel advice, has featured Terminal 5′s local Italian eatery Tocco in a roundup of “delicious airport food”:

“The refurbished Terminal 5 at Chicago’s O’Hare reopened in April 2014, bringing 24 new, luxury retail and dining destinations, including the Windy City’s own Tocco, a modern Italian eatery with roots in Wicker Park. A native Italian who grew up in Milan, Tocco chef Bruno Abate spends two to four days a week at the airport location, ensuring it lives up to the high standard he set in the original. The ultra-modern space is best known for authentic dishes such as wood-fired margherita pizza with fresh mozzarella and basil; gnocco fritto, fried dough served with prosciutto imported directly from Italy; and a host of wine, beer and aperitif selections. Even if you’re heading to Tuscany, you don’t want to miss Tocco.”

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