If you’re looking for a new downtown lunch option, I have the place for you! Spotted Monkey is a new, counter-service breakfast and lunch spot in Chicago’s Financial District. Spotted Monkey is the third eatery by chef and proprietor Amy Le, who also runs Saucy Porka, and previously ran the DuckNRoll food truck.
Spotted Monkey, which is named after the animal common to both Asia and Latin America, offers a menu of Latin and Asian fusion fare. The affordable menu features appetizers, salads, rice bowls, banh mi sandwiches, soups, and bacos (tacos served in steamed bao buns). I stopped by with a colleague for a weekday lunch since the restaurant is conveniently located near my office. Read more….