Where Joe Goes

Chef Joe loves to try new restaurants, see what other chefs are working on, and visit his go-to favorites with his favorite people. Follow @insta.flamm on his #dayoffing adventures to see where Joe goes when they let him leave the pass.



Cozy French cafe & wine bar serving staples all day with a deli counter & to-go menu. Located in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.


los angeles: bestia

Trendy Italian restaurant from an acclaimed husband-&-wife team highlights creative seasonal fare.

New York: gramercy tavern

Danny Meyer's Flatiron District tavern with a fixed-price-only dining room & a bustling bar area.


chicago: vito & Nicks pizza

Family-owned, South Side institution serving up thin-crust pizza & Italian favorites since 1932.