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The Chicago Sun-Times called out The Heritage on June 12, praising the Forest Park restaurant’s commitment to seasonal ingredients and ability to entice city dwellers to the suburbs. 

The Heritage, which opened at 7403 Madison St. three years ago, changes its menu every 6-8 weeks.

As for dishes available right now, the newspaper recommended the Poached Duck Egg and Norwegian Trout Belly Crudo as appetizers; Heritage Roasted Chicken as a main; and Honey Pie as dessert. The honey is sourced from a beehive maintained on the roof of the restaurant. 

“[The Heritage] caters to the people in our community with appreciation for food and atmosphere without having to drive all the way to the city,” Owner Mischa DeHart told the Sun-Times. 

The restaurant sources its ingredients from a network of 60 farmers. Every month, one of the farmers visits The Heritage to participate in a Q&A session with diners during a five-course dinner. 

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