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Many folks, have their favorite go-to place, when they have a special business client, or guest, that they wish to impress. A little effort can go a long way, when it comes to building a meaningful relationship with a new potential business associate, out of town friend or client.

Sometimes cost is less of a factor, because the group is smaller. An intimate, and yet classy ambiance is a plus. In Oak Park, Illinois thirty minutes from downtown Chicago, there are many intriguing options for a beautiful business lunch.

One such option is Papaspiros Restaurant at 728 Lake Street. It is a taste of the Greek Islands with authentic recipes from Meze small plates, to traditional Greek Entrees and Desserts. Famous for their Lamb Chops, Kokonisto Leg of Lamb, Egg Lemon Soup, and Baklava you will not leave hungry! The owner Bill Rakes and General Manager and founder Spiro Papageorge are a friendly outgoing duo.

The beautiful patio is open until the snow flies, and the interior is filled with lovely pictures of the Greek Islands. Classical and Greek music sets a relaxing feel. There is an upstairs business meeting and party room, which is used for birthday parties, events, and a slightly more private ambiance.

Papaspiros sticks to it's classical Greek menu, with traditional favorites, healthy and light salads, calamari, seafood, steaks and chops, and vegetarian entrees like Spanakopita and Moussaka. There is also a full service bar with wines, beers, martinis and liquors from around the world. For Reservations call: 708-358-1700.