15 years of Urbanbelly

Urbanbelly opened its doors 15 years ago to hungry Chicagoans. Chef Bill Kim’s culinary creations have continued to blur the lines of Asian cuisine. This year, in celebration, Urbanbelly is bringing back six original (OG) dishes from the very first Urbanbelly menu. Each of these dishes tells a piece of the Urbanbelly’s story and has … Continued


For the 7th year in a row, chef Bill Kim invites a team of fellow chefs to come together and prepare a free Thanksgiving meal for Chicago residents who are struggling with poverty, homelessness, and food insecurity. With the help of DoorDash, Kinship Company, and many incredible chefs we will be able to provide meals … Continued

Join Us for a Patio Party

Party with us on the patio, rain or JuneShine!   Swing by the Urbanbelly patio on June 7th from 6:30-8:30pm to enjoy a FREE KOMBUCHA TASTING from our friends at June Shine. Enjoy their thirst quenching sips as well your favorite dumplings, bowls and bites. Must be 21+. 

Belly Dog is Back!

With the return of the Chicago Cubs this season,  Belly Dog is also BACK! Run, don’t walk for Chef Bill Kim’s signature creation at Wicker Park. The Belly Dog will only be here for a limited time, so don’t miss your chance!


  Chef Bill Kim is proud to support the World Central Kitchen’s work benefiting Ukrainian refugee families in need of a nutritious meal. On March 16th, Chef Bill will join chefs across Chicagoland to host a chef-curated tasting at Navy Pier Ballroom. If you wish to join this special event, tickets available here.


Kevin Hickey, Chef-Patron of Bridgeport’s The Duck Inn and DuckInn Dogs, will be curating a unique, months long collaboration with Chicago Chefs & Restaurants to raise money for The Greater Chicago Food Depository. Chef Bill Kim will be creating a special dog that will be available on Wednesday nights for the month of March at … Continued