Aba Opens in Chicago’s Fulton MarketWill Speros • June 21, 2018
Photography by Jeff Marini
Top Chef Duel‘s winner chef CJ Jacobson has launched a new Mediterranean concept in Chicago’s Fulton Market with , which means father in Hebrew. The rooftop is crafted by senior project design Avril Zavas, who led the in-house team of Sarah Noncek, Meghan McLaren, and John Cinelli.
The open dining room boasts lush greenery, including climbing ivy as well as potted plants and trees beneath a large skylight. The spacious patio features lounge-style and dining seating to host an array of guests. In addition to the 10-seat chef’s table, the restaurant is anchored by firepits as well as the indoor-outdoor bar. The space can also be reconfigured to accommodate private and semiprivate dining.