Chicago’s Daisies Shines a Light on Midwest Food and Wine

Chandra Ram

Your mission to feature local products is evident on your menu, but what about your wine list? At Chicago’s Daisies, GM/Wine Director Keith Whitten decided to echo Chef/Owner Joe Frillman’s strong Midwestern imprint on the menu by sourcing wines from the nearby Great Lakes. Of the 47 bottles on his list, 12 are from the Great Lakes region.

Whitten explains that the Great Lakes Basin boasts a...