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Arbella
Craft cocktail lounge in River North from the Tanta team.

Bang Bang Pie Shop
Expect an array of pies and biscuits at this Ravenswood bakery.

Bar Roma
Old-world Italian marries old-world Chicago in this rustic, industrial-inspired eatery in the heart of Andersonville.

The Barn
A clandestine meat lover's paradise from restaurateur Amy Morton finds a home in downtown Evanston.

Cruz Blanca
Rick Bayless' craft brewery pairs Mexican beer with do-it-yourself Oaxacan tacos.

The Dearborn
An American tavern in Chicago's Loop.

El Che Bar
Grilled fare utilizing locally sourced products at this West Loop restaurant.

Entente
Stylish, globally inspired plates shine at this intimate Lakeview restaurant.

Furious Spoon
A larger location of ramen spot Furious Spoon in Logan Square.

GT Prime
A meat-centric sister restaurant to GT Fish & Oyster.

il Porcellino
A pasta-focused Italian restaurant by Lettuce Entertain You in River North.

Imperial Lamian
Authentic Chinese noodles, dim sum and barbecue in an elegant, modern setting.

Katana
OPENING TBA --- Japanese/sushi restaurant in River North from Innovative Dining Group.

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya
Chicago branch of the Japanese ramen chain.

Leña Brava
Fresh seafood, mezcal and Guadalupe Valley wines reign supreme at Rick Bayless' live-fire cooking restaurant.

The Lunatic, The Lover & The Poet
OPENING TBA --- A modern-day wine bar with craft beer, cocktails and a small plates menu in Chicago's West Loop.

Oriole
A duo of chefs strike off on their own with an elaborate tasting menu in the West Loop.

Proxi
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- A globally inspired restaurant from chef Andrew Zimmerman.

SteakBar
Concept from Four Corners Tavern Group and Hogsalt offering bar food, fish steaks, burgers and meat in Old Town.

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