Italian inspired. Honest cooking. Balena is the first collaboration of Boka Restaurant Group and The Bristol Group. Recently named one of Bon Appetit's Top 50 Best New Restaurants. Chef Chris Pandel is the executive Chef and he oversees the operations at both The Bristol and Balena.Please reach out to Michelle Herndon to inquire about our private wine cellar for your next special event!
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Balena is first collobaration between Boka Restaurant Group and The Bristol Group. Led by Execeutive Chef/Partner Chris Pandel, the restaurant serves what he calls "Honest, Italian cooking." Balena's many accolades include Best New Restaurants in America by Gayot and Bon Appetit, 3 stars by the Chicago Tribune, and a James Beard semi-fnailist position for Best New Rstaurant at the James Beard Awards.
- Contact Michelle Herndon at (888) 357-2406