Master Chef

Chef Bill Kim

Award-winning Chef Bill Kim honed his culinary skills at world-renowned establishments Charlie Trotter’s and Le Lan. Kim’s story is a quintessentially American one that dives into the melting pot of cultures and experiences to create an identity that is uniquely his own. He started urbanbelly in 2008 to bring together his wide-ranging passions. Asian + American. Fine-dining techniques + neighborhood comfort. Classic dishes + joyous creativity.


Wicker Park

1542 N. Damen Ave. (map)


Open today: 11:00AM - 9:00PM

TimeOut Market Chicago

916 W Fulton Market (map)


Open today: 11:00AM - 9:00PM

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Dumplings, Booze, and Bowls


Take a tour of the world through Chef Bill Kim’s creations. Honoring authenticity and confronting convention, urbanbelly presents the radically delicious and curiously familiar. These dumplings, booze, and bowls will make you happy for here or to-go.

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News + Events

KOREAN BBQ: MASTER YOUR GRILL IN SEVEN SAUCES BY CHEF BILL KIM - Did you know our very own Chef Bill Kim has a book? Chef Kim teaches the fundamentals of the Korean grill through flavor profiles that can be tweaked according to the griller’s preference, then gives an array of knockout recipes for feeding friends and family! Order yours here.

Seasonal Special

PHAT RAMEN Pork Dumplings, shrimp, lemongrass chicken & Chef Bill Kim's belly fire sauce | $16

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