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20 East
American cuisine at The Talbott Hotel on Chicago’s Gold Coast.

Aloha Poke
Booming business means a larger stall for poke perfection inside the Chicago French Market.

Apogee
Swank rooftop lounge at Dana Hotel & Spa.

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.

Barrio
Upscale, rustic Mexican concept from DineAmic Group in River North.

Cabana Club
A rooftop, poolside lounge in Wicker Park’s The Robey.

Clever Rabbit
Veggie-focused Clever Rabbit hops into Wicker Park.

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

Cupitol Coffee & Eatery
An offshoot of the Evanston original brews stylish all-day dining in Streeterville.

The Dearborn
An American tavern in Chicago's Loop.

DMK Burger Bar
Oakbrook Center’s upscale food hall is home to this outpost of DMK Burger Bar.

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

Ella Elli
Global fare and vintage cocktails lend sophistication to Chicago’s Southport Corridor.

Elske
David and Anna Posey present New American fare at this West Loop restaurant.

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

Fat Baby Tacos
A plum position on Hubbard Street, a hotbed of nightlife in River North, is a clear pipe for this counter-service taco joint.

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

Giant
Giant restaurant in Logan Square puts a fun spin on American fare.

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

H! Bar
Multitasking area in the lobby of The Hollander in Wicker Park.

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
A hip Japanese restaurant and creative sushi hot-spot transplanted from Los Angeles.

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

KorFusion
Korean-inspired fare gets the fast-casual treatment in Lincoln Park.

Lady Gregory's
Beloved pub brings Irish charm to Old Town.

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

Leviathan
Monster-inspired bar in River North’s Dana Hotel & Spa.

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

Margeaux Brasserie
Michael Mina brings Parisian flair to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago.

Michael Jordan's Restaurant
Cornerstone Restaurant Group has launched Michael Jordan's Restaurant in Oak Brook.

Nutella Cafe
Can a hazelnut spread sustain a standalone restaurant? On Chicago’s Mag Mile it can.

Portsmith
Seafood concept in River North’s Dana Hotel & Spa.

Proxi
A globally inspired restaurant from chef Andrew Zimmerman.

Publican Anker
Come for the meat, stay for the brews at this Wicker Park rustic tap.

Rhyme or Reason
Wicker Park music lounge and resto is funky soup for the soul.

Ronero
There’s no mistaking the tropical Latin vibe in this Restaurant Row hot-spot.

The Ruin Daily
Booze and sandwiches go together like bread and anything in between at this West Loop eatery.

Sal's Trattoria
Southport Avenue scores a classic neighborhood trattoria.

Split-Rail
“New Americana” cuisine finds a home in West Town.

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

Sushi Taku
Unfussy, friendly eatery satisfies a local crowd with all-you-can-eat sushi.

Werewolf Coffee Bar
West Lincoln Park coffee bar from DMK Restaurants.

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