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February 2016 Archive

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CHICAGO RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Mara Baer and Manuel Moreno opened The Spanish Square, a European marketplace and restaurant, in Lakeview. While the market sells jamón Ibérico, cheeses, wine and other specialty items, the restaurant’s menu focuses on inventive tapas. The Spanish Square, 1358 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60657, 773-717-7900.
 
Boka Restaurant Group will open GT Prime, a meat-centric sister restaurant to GT Fish & Oyster. GT Prime, 707 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60654, no phone.
 
Katana from Innovative Dining Group is scheduled to open late summer 2016 in Chicago’s River North. The West Hollywood location of the Japanese/sushi restaurant features dishes like robata skewers of chicken liver and rockfish, and a dry-aged steak cooked over binchotan charcoal. Now-relocated Bin 36 formerly occupied this Dearborn Street space. Katana, 339 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654, No phone.
 


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Chef Shuffle

Jessica Largey as the fifth Chef-in-Residence at Intro. She offers an innovative California-inspired menu with many vegetable-centric dishes. Intro, The Belden Stratford, 2300 N. Lincoln Park W., Chicago, IL 60614, 773-868-0002.
 


Closings

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