Local Food

Grounds of Being is proud to collaborate with local restaurants and vendors to provide freshly prepared food on a daily basis.  Check out our partnerships below, review a few of their offerings, and feel free to visit their locations in the neighborhood!

Siam Thai Cuisine
1641 E. 55th Street, Hyde Park
(773) 324-9296
Siam Thai offers an wide variety of Thai, Chinese and Asian-inspired dishes.  Staff favorites include Tofu Panang Curry, Catfish Basil, and Shrimp Curry Fried Rice.

Cedars Mediterranean
1206 E. 53rd Street, Hyde Park
(773) 324-6227
Cedars brings a daily selection of traditional Mediterranean sandwiches and platters, including falafel, kefta kabob, or kushary, as well as pasta plates, hummus appetizers, cold salads and more.

Shinju Sushi
1375 E. 53rd Street, Hyde Park
(773) 966-6669
Shinju provides the coffee shop with fresh-prepared sushi and a variety of Japanese-inspired plates, including Tilapia Don, Yakisoba Noodles, and Teriyaki Tofu.

The Nile
1611 E. 55th Street, Hyde Park
(773) 324-9499
The Nile is famous throughout Chicago for its perfect chicken shwarma, which they supply in a sandwich roll daily.  Also offered: falafel appetizers, chicken taouk sandwiches, and tilapia plates.

Snail Thai
1649 E. 55th Street, Hyde Park
(773) 667-5423
Snail Thai offers a selection of Thai and asian flavors, including Ginger, Singapore, and Pad-See-Ew Noodles, fried rice, and curries.

Rajun Cajun
1459 E. 53rd Street, Hyde Park
(773) 955-1145
Rajun Cajun brings high-quality Indian and Pakistani fare to the coffee shop, including vegetable samosas, spinach paneer, curried chickpeas, tandoori sandwiches and more!

La Petite Pastry
5610 W. 63rd Street, Chicago
(773) 735-7383
La Petite Pastry supplies us with fresh-baked pastries every morning, ranging from cake donuts to croissants to turnovers to keep your morning moving.

Medici on 57th
1327 E. 57th Street, Hyde Park
(773) 667-7394
Medici is a bakery and Italian restaurant, a real Hyde Park staple.  The chefs at Medici supply the shop with fresh baked pizza starting at 11 AM every day!

Soul Gourmet
Soul Gourmet is a local, vegan catering company that provides many Chicago locations with delicious, meat- and animal product-free foods.  Try the Vegan Jerusalem Steak sandwich or Vegan Eggplant Parmesan to start.

Homemade Cuisine
A recent catering start-up, Homemade Cuisine brings fresh panna cotta, exotic fruits like lychee in syrup, and delicious seafood pastas.  Find it in the refrigerated section!

Good To Go Food
Good To Go Food is a Chicago-wide catering company who supplies a wide selection of sandwiches, salads, fruits, and snacks.

A Hyde Park catering outlet, Foodism (aka Mandolin Catering) provides sandwiches, soups, salads, and Betty's Baked Goods--homemade cookies, bars, and more--to satiate your appetite.