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

Swank rooftop lounge at Dana Hotel & Spa.

Artango Bar & Steakhouse
Argentinean steakhouse livens up Lincoln Square with music and food.

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

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

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

An opulent West Town restaurant contradicts its rugged urban environs.

Enjoy New American fare in a luxe space in Chicago's West Loop.

Big Star
A Wicker Park taco institution makes a play for Wrigleyville.

A Roman pizza institution makes Chicago its first U.S. home.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

South Loop outpost of the boil-in-a-bag seafood destination.

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

Michael Jordan's Restaurant
Cornerstone Restaurant Group brings its upscale steakhouse to Oak Brook.

Nick's Pizza & Pub
Lincoln Square pizza restaurant puts family first.

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

Ocean Prime
OPENING SPRING 2019 --- Glitzy modern American restaurant-lounge at LondonHouse.

Pink Taco
A taco sensation plants roots in River North.

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

A globally inspired restaurant from chef Andrew Zimmerman.

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

Punch Bowl Social
Punch Bowl Social plays for fun in Fulton Market.

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

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.

Sleeping Village
Draft beers and ciders, coffee and live music in Avondale.

Smoke Daddy
Hotel Zachary gets a heavy hitter in barbecue.

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

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.

Torali Italian-Steak
Italian steakhouse at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.

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

The Warbler
Cozy spot in Lincoln Square from the team behind Gather.

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


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