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Chicago fine-dining restaurant Sixteen will close and transition to a new concept

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Anthony Mangieri composes his 12-inch Neapolitan pizzas, baked in a wood-burning brick oven, at Una Pizza Napoletana on the Lower East Side. The restaurant most recently had an outpost in San Francisco. Read more

The Arts District downtown will welcome an LA location of Chicago’s famous Girl & the Goat restaurant, overseen by Iron Chef champion Stephanie Izard. Look for an opening next summer, with a menu featuring some of the more popular dishes like escargot ravioli, duck tongues with piri piri, and wood oven roasted pig face. Read more

Sixteen restaurant in Chicago closed after lunch service on April 29, 2018. It will transform into a new concept, which will be driven by more approachable, à la carte offerings influenced by European and Asian fare. Read more


GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.