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Very Tasty, Very Vernon Hills

Vernon Hills has a few great restaurants hidden among its tidy shopping centers and chain restaurants. Nirvana Wine & Grillerie has a smart wine selection, delicious artisan food, acoustic music every night and an outdoor dining space that overflows with plants. It’s near the Des Plaines River Trail. Fiamma Everyday Italian restaurant boasts a great view of Bear Lake and internationally influenced Italian food.