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New West Loop Italian Spot to Feature a Familiar Chef’s Fresh Pastas – Eater Chicago

New West Loop Italian Spot to Feature a Familiar Chef’s Fresh Pastas  Eater Chicago

Gioia Ristorante + Pastificio is an upcoming Italian spot pegged for a spring 2020 opening in West Loop at 1133 W. Randolph Street. It's a new building with ...

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Chef Darius Williams’ Soul Crab Chicago to open next week in Bucktown – Eater Chicago

Chef Darius Williams’ Soul Crab Chicago to open next week in Bucktown  Eater Chicago

The Atlanta chef, known as "Darius Cooks," is bringing his seafood and soul food restaurant back home to Chicago.

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Inside Lips Chicago, a New Drag Restaurant Wonderland Opening Friday – Eater Chicago

Inside Lips Chicago, a New Drag Restaurant Wonderland Opening Friday  Eater Chicago

Chicago's new Vegas-style drag wonderland opens this week on the Near South Side, promising fierce queens, strong drinks, and more. Lips Chicago, the fifth ...

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Get To Know The Freshest New Businesses To Open In Chicago – CBS Chicago

Get To Know The Freshest New Businesses To Open In Chicago  CBS Chicago

Interested in finding out about the newest restaurant and retail additions to Chicago? From a Mediterranean restaurant to a taco spot, read on to see the newest ...

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The Abbey Pub to Finally Reopen After Fire With New Name and Owner – Eater Chicago

The Abbey Pub to Finally Reopen After Fire With New Name and Owner  Eater Chicago

Nearly four years after a fire shuttered it, 35-year-old Irving Park bar and live music venue the Abbey Pub is finally coming back soon — but with a slightly ...

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A Critic Thinks He Was Bribed at Acadia – Eater Chicago

A Critic Thinks He Was Bribed at Acadia  Eater Chicago

Jeff Ruby has a stellar, albeit peculiar, experience at Acadia. He thinks the two-Michelin-starred restaurant is every bit as good as advertised when it comes to ...

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Inside Good Fortune Restaurant, Opening Tonight in Logan Square – Eater Chicago

Inside Good Fortune Restaurant, Opening Tonight in Logan Square  Eater Chicago

Logan Square's highly anticipated intimate, supper-clubby restaurant and bar opens today, finally realizing its owners vision almost exactly two years after they ...

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18th Street Brewery renovates Miller taproom, collaborates with Chicago restaurant on new beer – nwitimes.com

18th Street Brewery renovates Miller taproom, collaborates with Chicago restaurant on new beer  nwitimes.com

18th Street Brewery recently completed a major kitchen renovation in Gary as it prepares to launch a to-go barbecue menu and has rolled out two new ...

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Stockton Restaurant and Lounge to replace Jellyfish in Gold Coast – Eater Chicago

Stockton Restaurant and Lounge to replace Jellyfish in Gold Coast  Eater Chicago

Jellyfish's seven-year run in Gold Coast will soon end, as the Pan Asian restaurant and lounge is about to be replaced by a new lounge and restaurant from the ...

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New restaurant at Catamount to bring popular Chicago eatery’s inventive culinary concept to Steamboat – Steamboat Pilot & Today

New restaurant at Catamount to bring popular Chicago eatery's inventive culinary concept to Steamboat  Steamboat Pilot & Today

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Restaurant owner Phil Armstrong is hoping to hit a hole-in-one with his latest concept — a restaurant called the Periodic Table that is ...

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Ascione Bistro Italian Restaurant Opens in Hyde Park – Eater Chicago

Ascione Bistro Italian Restaurant Opens in Hyde Park  Eater Chicago

A new neighborhood Italian restaurant from a Naples-born chef opened this week in Hyde Park. Italian native and chef Gaetano Ascione, formerly of South Loop ...

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Il Culaccino Italian opens in South Loop near McCormick Place – Eater Chicago

Il Culaccino Italian opens in South Loop near McCormick Place  Eater Chicago

McCormick Place's dining scene received a boost over the weekend when a new Italian restaurant, Il Culaccino, debuted. The restaurant is from the owners of ...

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‘Top Chef’ Champ Joe Flamm Leaving Spiaggia to Open Chicago Restaurant – Eater Chicago

‘Top Chef’ Champ Joe Flamm Leaving Spiaggia to Open Chicago Restaurant  Eater Chicago

Spiaggia is getting a new executive chef, as Top Chef winner Joe Flamm is leaving the esteemed Italian restaurant on Michigan Avenue. Flamm, like past Top ...