May/June 'Secret Source' Arturo Gomez Dishes on His Windy City Staples

| June 19, 2019 | People

For our May/June edition of "Secret Source," entrepreneur Arturo Gomez shares his plans for spring, current obsessions and more.

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Photo by Kevin Hartmann/courtesy of Wagstaff Worldwide

WHO
Partner and co-founder, The Underground Chicago (56 W. Illinois St., 312.644.7600)

HOME ’HOOD
“I live in West Town, and I love it. It’s one of the city’s quieter and more low-key neighborhoods.”

OLD-SCHOOL FAVE
La Scarola (721 W. Grand Ave., 312.243.1740). It’s the best spot for old-school Italian food, and the owner, Armando Vasquez, provides some of the greatest hospitality in the city.”

SUMMER PLANS
“I’m looking forward to staying in Chicago and taking advantage of all that this great city has to offer.”

CURRENT OBSESSION
“Expanding my cooking abilities. Cooking for family and friends is a big passion of mine, and I’m always trying to get better.”

COCKTAIL SPOT
Beatnik (1604 W. Chicago Ave., 312.929.4945, )—amazing decor and atmosphere.”



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