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"Smyth is the finest seasonal tasting menu in Chicago" - Eater National
"Smyth is a triumphant return to Chicago for chefs John and Karen Shields" - Chicago Tribune
"Fine dining upstairs, a famous burger downstairs, and attention to detail everywhere." - Bon Appétit
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Here at Smyth + The Loyalist, we pride ourselves on providing a warm and thoughtful experience no matter the occasion. With ample audio/visual capabilities, our dedicated private dining space is perfect for your next business presentation.Learn More
John and Karen moved to Chilhowie, Virginia in 2008 and were given carte blanche to re-imagine the then-unknown Town House restaurant. Now able to craft their own vision, Chefs John and Karen rebuilt the Town House concept as a modern exploration of imaginative flavor and visual compositions that utilized the wide array of seasonal, locally grown, and foraged ingredients.