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Chicago is full of the usual Italian American suspects: a little vodka rigatoni, some chicken parm, a couple glasses of wine-you get the idea. And at first glance Segnatore in Humboldt Park appears to be another installment of the Chicago's Casual Neighborhood Italian Restaurant franchise.

Author: Adrian Kane

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The Best Italian Restaurants In Chicago

The food at this casual Italian restaurant in Humboldt Park stands out in Chicago's pasta and chicken parmesan landscape, because every dish has some kind of creative twist.

Author: Adrian Kane

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Balancing tradition and creativity, Segnatore's approachable Italian fare make it a worthy successor to Café Marie-Jeanne.

Author: Zach Long

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Leveraging locally available herbs and ingredients, Segnatore draws inspiration from the history of Italy's folk healers. The moody interiors and carefully crafted menu at this neighborhood gem reflect the European culinary roots while also celebrating the bounty and warmth of Midwestern ingredients and culture.


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Segnatore - Chicago

The end of 2021 saw the opening of many Italian restaurants in Chicago; at the top of the new openings is Segnatore. Inspired by the hidden history of folk healers in Italy, the menu at Segnatore uses Midwestern ingredients to craft dishes that are solidly in the Italian culinary tradition.


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Humboldt Park's Italian Replacement for Cafe Marie-Jeanne Gets an Opening Date

The restaurant replacing Cafe Marie-Jeanne, a favorite within Chicago's restaurant industry and locals in Humboldt Park, has an opening date. Segnatore, an Italian restaurant serving squash-stuffed ravioli, fried chicken, and small plates is set to debut on November 16 at the northeast corner of August and California.

Author: Ashok Selvam

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Segnatore, Italian Spot From Group Reviving The Clipper, Opening In Former Café Marie-Jeanne Next Month

With a name inspired by healers and witches of Italian folklore, the restaurant will serve Italian-meets-Midwestern fare. Chef Matt Troost, formerly of Charlatan, is behind the menu.

Author: Mina Bloom

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Grubbing in Chicago

The kitchen at Segnatore is ran by a familiar name for those of us who are plugged into the city's local food scene. It's ran by Chef Matt Troost who was the head chef at Three Aces on Taylor street and then Charlatan after that.


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The Absolute Best Brunch Spots in Chicago Right Now

This cozy, sun-drenched bistro slipped into some pretty big shoes when it took over the California Avenue space that formerly housed industry-favorite Cafe Marie-Jeanne, which sadly shuttered in 2020. Thankfully, the Segnatore team does not disappoint, with a solid roster of Italian fare accented by cheffy twists.

Author: Sam Greszes


Segnatore Introduces New Menu Items for the Cold Weather Seasons

Segnatore, the Humboldt Park neighborhood restaurant inspired by traditional Italian cuisine utilizing Midwest ingredients and hospitality, has released its new seasonal menus for brunch and dinner.







If you're an Italian cuisine lover, come here. This restaurant serves nicely cooked ravioli, lasagna and ricotta. Tasty tiramisu is what a lot of tourists try here.


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