14 hours ago

Lettuce Entertain You is Opening Another Japanese Restaurant in River North

...in March and opening a casual Japanese restaurant. Sushi-san should open this fall at 59 W. Grand Ave., according to a news release...

    Lettuce Entertain You is Opening Another Japanese Restaurant in River North
    It's been three long months since Rich Melman and Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises have opened a restaurant in Chicago, but that streak should soon come to an end in River North. LEYE's taking over the Osteria La Madia space vacated in March and opening a casual Japanese restaurant.
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15 hours ago

Schuba’s Renderings Show Off New Two-Level Restaurant and Courtyard

...new restaurant next to Schuba’s, the bar and concert hall at the corner of Belmont and Southport, should open early next year, according to co-owner Adam Thurston. However, customers will get...

...menu when staff begins serving food from a truncated menu in September inside Schuba’s, 3157 N. Southport Ave. Schuba’s old restaurant, Harmony Grill, closed in January as crews demolished it to make...

    Schuba's Renderings Show Off New Two-Level Restaurant and Courtyard
    The new restaurant next to Schuba's, the bar and concert hall at the corner of Belmont and Southport, should open early next year, according to co-owner Adam Thurston. However, customers will get a sneak preview of Tied House's menu when staff begins serving food from a truncated menu in September inside Schuba's, 3157 N.
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20 hours ago

Chicago Scores Four on ‘Bon Appétit’s’ Best New Restaurants List

...Beermiscuous, the beer cafe near the Lincoln Park/Lakeview border, 2812 N. Lincoln Ave., will host a launch party on Saturday for the owner’s new book. The Beermiscuous...

...Festival. The street fest takes places on Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1 near Fulton Market and Halsted Street in the West Loop. The fest is curated by Iron Chef Stephanie Izard (Girl & the...

    Chicago Scores Four on 'Bon Appétit's' Best New Restaurants List
    Elske in West Loop (No. 2) and Giant in Logan Square (No. 6) represented Chicago in Bon Appétit's top 10 "Best New Restaurants" list for 2017. The magazine's top 50 also included Mi Tocaya Antojería in Logan Square and Smyth and The Loyalist in West Loop.
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38 hours ago

Irish Hostess in Chicago Exiles Her Country's PM to Tiny Table

...in Chicago for two and a half months and works as a hostess at Barcocina, 2901 N. Sheffield Ave., in Wrigleyville

    Irish Hostess in Chicago Exiles Her Country's PM to Tiny Table
    An Irish college student who is spending her summer as a restaurant hostess in Chicago waited on an unlikely guest earlier this week when Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar stopped by for dinner. The 20-year-old woman didn't recognize Varadkar at first and took to Twitter to tell her story, much to the delight of folks following the encounter back in Ireland.
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40 hours ago

Sophisticated Seafood and Fantasy-Inspired Cocktails Arrive Tonight in River North

Portsmith and Leviathan, 660 N. State St., ground floor of the Dana Hotel and Spa. Portsmith is open 5 p.m. to...

    Sophisticated Seafood and Fantasy-Inspired Cocktails Arrive Tonight in River North
    The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group goes for a double today in River North inside the Dana Hotel and Spa. They're opening Portsmith - a swanky seafood-focused restaurant on the ground floor - and Leviathan - a mezzanine-level cocktail perch steeped in European mythologies. Portsmith relies on executive chef and partner Nate Henssler's east coast background.
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42 hours ago

Logan Square’s Fancy, New Seafood Pop-Up Replaces Sink|Swim on Friday

...who launched Honey’s — one of 2016’s biggest restaurant openings. The pop-up at 3213 W. Armitage Ave. will last through the end of the year and aims to present a la carte...

    Logan Square's Fancy, New Seafood Pop-Up Replaces Sink|Swim on Friday
    Reservations are online for a new pop-up that debuts on Friday inside the Sink|Swim space in Logan Square. Good Fortune is from two team members who launched Honey's - one of 2016's biggest restaurant openings. The pop-up at 3213 W. Armitage Ave.
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43 hours ago

Italy’s Acclaimed Bonci Pizzeria Makes American Debut in Chicago Today

The Chicago location opens at 11 a.m. at 161 N. Sangamon St. in West Loop. The toppings will change on a regularly basis. That’s one of...

    Italy's Acclaimed Bonci Pizzeria Makes American Debut in Chicago Today
    While Chicago has plenty of pizzerias, the city hasn't experienced the sublime topping combos that debut today at Bonci Pizzeria. Gabriele Bonci, the founder of the world-famous Italian restaurant - the pizzarium - feels Rome and Chicago share similar urban demographics and that will make his pizza a winner in America; this is Bonci's first location outside of Italy.
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2 days ago

A Las Vegas-Based Sandwich Empire Has Big Plans for Chicago

...served on a soft roll. The Tribune reported back in October that the Chicago location, 180 N. Wabash Ave., was the first Capriotti’s to serve breakfast...

    A Las Vegas-Based Sandwich Empire Has Big Plans for Chicago
    Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, the Las Vegas-based chain that opened its first Chicago location in October has big plans for this market. The company intends on opening a second shop in December at 170 Aberdeen St. in Fulton Market, according to a spokeswoman. The company described that openings as the first phase of larger expansion.
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2 days ago

Inside Benihana, Bringing Hibachi Theatrics Back to Chicago After 10 Years

...or by calling (312) 780-3110. Benihana opens on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at the Hancock, 875 N. Michigan Ave. The bar greets customers near the Michigan Avenue entrance.Not all the tables have hibachis...

    Inside Benihana, Bringing Hibachi Theatrics Back to Chicago After 10 Years
    Ten years ago, Benihana closed its Chicago restaurant in Streeterville, leaving the city without a location of the pricey, hibachi-focused chain. That's about to change next week when the theatrical Japanese restaurant group returns to the city. Opening date's Aug. 23 at the John Hancock Center, inside the ground-floor space where Cheesecake Factory occupied.
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2 days ago

Taco Bell Confirms Boozy Interest in Logan Square + More Intel

...a franchisee who wants to open a restaurant that serves alcohol in Logan Square at 2432 N. Milwaukee Ave. The company is awaiting how discussion goes this week after a community meeting takes place...

...added that a second boozy Bell in Chicago is also planned for The Loop at 407 S. Dearborn St. DNAinfo was the first to report the news on the community meeting. So while the...

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

...City Ribs & Whisky. That’s the South Loop barbecue spot that opened in October at 67 E. Cermak Road from Derek Rylon (Batter & Berries in Lincoln Park). Management will stay the same, but they...

...signs. It’s scheduled for 7 p.m. today at the Wicker Park field house, 1425 N. Damen Ave.

    Taco Bell Confirms Boozy Interest in Logan Square + More Intel
    A Taco Bell spokeswoman has confirmed that the fast-food chain has a franchisee who wants to open a restaurant that serves alcohol in Logan Square at 2432 N. Milwaukee Ave. The company is awaiting how discussion goes this week after a community meeting takes place today.
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5 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Inside Bucktown’s New Juicery That Replaces Feast After 20 Years

...Real Good Juice Co. is the first to move into part of the former restaurant, 1616 N. Damen Ave. This is the chain’s third stand-alone location and they also have presences inside...

    Inside Bucktown's New Juicery That Replaces Feast After 20 Years
    Diners still talk about Feast, the Bucktown restaurant that closed in December after a 20-year run. Developers divided up that space and Real Good Juice Co. is the first to move into part of the former restaurant, 1616 N. Damen Ave. This is the chain's third stand-alone location and they also have presences inside nine Whole Foods.
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  • Artist girl Artist and Muscian

    Actually, I don't think this is in the Feast space. I think it is in the former space where the travel stop used to be.

5 days ago

LondonHouse’s New Restaurant, Opening Tonight, Will Serve Malort-Cured Lox

Land & Lake Kitchen, 81 E. Wacker Dr., hours not posted yet.

    LondonHouse's New Restaurant, Opening Tonight, Will Serve Malort-Cured Lox
    The new restaurant at LondonHouse hotel is opening tonight. Land & Lake Kitchen is the latest from LM Restaurant Group (Troquet, Bistronomic). They'll debut with dinner and add breakfast service on Wednesday and weekend brunch on Saturday, Aug. 19. The space includes a 65-seat patio which will open on Wednesday.
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5 days ago

Heritage Makes Chicago’s Caviar Bar Dreams Come True Starting Tonight

...Bar think they’ve got what it takes to impress. The restaurant opens tonight at 2700 W. Chicago Ave., and replaces Bar Marta, a critically-acclaimed neighborhood spot that closed after a 19-month...

    Heritage Makes Chicago's Caviar Bar Dreams Come True Starting Tonight
    It's tough to run a neighborhood restaurant in this time and age, but the owners behind Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar think they've got what it takes to impress. The restaurant opens tonight at 2700 W. Chicago Ave., and replaces Bar Marta, a critically-acclaimed neighborhood spot that closed after a 19-month run.
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5 days ago

Heaven on Seven Mourns Founding Partner + More Intel

...bakery. Aristeo “Pascuale” Soriano, 49, was a baker and died following a shooting on the 1300 block of West Huron Street. That’s about a 10-minute walk northwest from the bakery. Police believe it was...

...again at 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the corner of Stockton and LaSalle drives. Vendors include Byron’s Hot Dogs, Big Bob & Fritzy’s, Downtown Dogs, Chicago’s...

    Heaven on Seven Mourns Founding Partner + More Intel
    The Chicago restaurant industry is mourning the death of George Bannos, a partner at Heaven on Seven where he worked for 37 years alongside his brother, chef Jimmy Bannos Sr. He died on Tuesday night at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge following a heart attack, according to WLS radio.
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