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Best American Restaurant

Best American Restaurant in Hemispheres’ 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards

Travelle at The Langham announces it has been selected as Hemisphere’s “Best American Restaurant” in the publication’s second annual Reader’s Choice Awards. The elegant Chicago dining destination located on level two of The Langham, Chicago Hotel was praised for Chef de Cuisine Qi Ai’s menu showcasing contemporary American cuisine made with seasonal ingredients, in addition to the restaurant’s show-stopping location overlooking the Chicago River.

“We are overjoyed for Travelle at The Langham to be named Best American Restaurant as we delight in dazzling our guests with our impeccable service and one-of-a-kind offerings,” says Edward Shapard, Managing Director of The Langham, Chicago. “It is a prestigious honor to be recognized for our team’s outstanding talent, passion, and dedication through this award from Hemispheres.”

Featuring dishes made with the freshest ingredients coupled with skillfully crafted classic cocktails, Travelle showcases many dishes utilizing ingredients in partnership with local farms, ranches, and orchards. Chef Qi’s menus are influenced by timeless recipes, authentic ingredients, dazzling presentation, and a combination of classic yet contemporary cooking methods.

Dining hours for Travelle at The Langham are as follows:

Monday to Friday 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Monday to Friday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday and Thursday 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Travelle at The Langham, Chicago

Situated on the second floor of the luxurious Langham hotel in an iconic skyscraper designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe that once housed IBM regional headquarters, Travelle is located along the Chicago River in the heart of downtown Chicago. A play on the word travel, Travelle is a casually elegant restaurant, lounge, and bar featuring seasonal American cuisine located at 330 North Wabash. Dishes feature fresh ingredients, utilizing their connection with some of the finest farms, ranches, and orchards in the nation. Alongside a carefully curated wine list, Travelle boasts a beverage program that highlights skillfully crafted classic cocktails. Influenced by the romance of the digital age, architect/designer David Rockwell of the Rockwell Group creates a modern environment that conveys history, sophistication and nostalgia into the 124-seat restaurant and 81-seat bar and lounge that overlook the Chicago skyline and river. For more information, please visit the website, follow the restaurant on Instagram (@Travellechicago), Facebook (@Travellechicago), and Twitter (@Travellechicago), or call 312-923-7705.

About The Langham, Chicago

The newest North American addition to Langham Hospitality Group’s luxury portfolio, The Langham, Chicago resides within the landmark, 52-story riverfront AMA Plaza (formerly IBM building) that is designed by the renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Offering 316 guest rooms and suites, this is the company’s first purpose-built hotel in the United States and the fourth property in the U.S. The Langham, Chicago features a 22,000 square feet Health Club housing Langham’s signature Chuan Spa; two restaurants, Travelle at The Langham offering seasonal American cuisine, the Pavilion Lounge for afternoon tea; Langham Club with butler service, light meals, and business facilities and 15,000 square feet of meeting space including the elegant Devonshire Ballroom. The hotel features a fine art collection with more than 150 pieces of distinctive artwork. Reservations for Langham hotels can be made online at www.langhamhotels.com.  For further information about The Langham, Chicago, visit www.langhamhotels.com/chicago or dial 312-923-9988. Learn about the hotel by following The Langham, Chicago on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter (@langhamchicago).