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  1. All of Chicago's Past James Beard Award Winners, MappedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Eater

    There's a buzz in the air as Chicago prepares to host its third straight James Beard Awards on Monday, May 1. The gala, taking place at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, will bring together the biggest names in the American food world for an evening of celebration. A handful of local chefs and restaurants are nominated for prestigious awards this year and have the chance to join elite company.

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  2. Italian Chain Vapiano to Open Second Chicago Restaurant in River NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Eater

    Vapiano , the Italian restaurant chain with a location in The Loop, is opening another Chicago restaurant. Ownership has leased space in the AC Hotel in River North, the same building where SafeHouse Chicago opened in March.

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  3. Inside Otto Mezzo, A Sleek Lounge That Spirits Chicagoans to ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Eater

    It's not quite a Fellini film, but Otto Mezzo aims to give guests an Italian-style escape from River North. Rockit Ranch Productions' transformed cocktail lounge opened Wednesday night, making visitors forget Rockit's previous concept at 311 W. Chicago Ave, Ay Chiwowa .

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  4. Rockit's Otto Mezzo Opens Tonight to Quench Thirsts With Italian Drinks & EatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Eater

    The novelty of a new cocktail lounge may be wearing off in Chicago, but Otto Mezzo's Italian spin hopes to rejuvenate the genre when it opens tonight in River North. Rockit Ranch Productions, led by co-founder Billy Dec and chef/partner Kevin Hickey , have retained the space where the group ran Ay Chiwowa, their short-lived Mexican bar at 311 W. Chicago Ave. .

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  5. Rockit's New Italian Beverage Den Opens Next Week in River NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Eater

    Italian food's been done to death in Chicago, but Italian drinks are a different matter, says Rockit Ranch Productions partner and bartender Brandon Phillips. Rockit's crew, including Kevin Hickey , are working hard at Otto Mezzo , 311 W. Chicago Ave., to ensure the new River North bar will open on April 26. It's one of the season's most-anticipated openings , located in the Martini Ranch/Ay Chiwowa space that carries a 4 a.m. liquor license.

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  6. Pink Taco, LA's Mexican Party Restaurant, Is Coming to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Eater

    There's a new tenant for the space vacated by Bull & Bear, the stock market-themed bar that closed on New Year's Eve . Pink Taco , the giggity-named chain that's based in Los Angeles , is coming to River North.

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  7. Upcoming Millennium Park Hotel Getting a New SteakhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Eater

    A steakhouse is going into the Hotel Julian, the new hotel opening next year across from Millennium Park. Perhaps the restaurant's atmosphere will be laid back like its punning name, About Last Knife .

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  8. Ocean Prime, the Ritzy Steakhouse/Raw Bar Chain, is Slated For Chicago's LondonHouse HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Eater

    Ocean Prime , an upscale restaurant with 14 locations-including Beverly Hills, New York, and in nearby Indianapolis-is planning a Chicago location on the second floor of the LondonHouse hotel. The chain is equal parts ritzy steakhouse and raw bar, and the Chicago location would offer views of the Chicago River.

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  9. TAO Chicago Renderings Reveal A Total River North Revamp For Upcoming ClubstaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Eater

    Patience is a virtue. But if Chicagoans can't wait for the party to start at TAO -the lavish Pan-Asian clubstaurant with locations in New York and Las Vegas-to open in River North in early 2018, take a look at these new renderings uncovered by Curbed Chicago .

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  10. Big Shoulders Coffee to Ride a Jolt of Expansion With Three New LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Eater

    Big Shoulders Coffee is broadening its operations. The coffee shop, which debuted five years ago in River West, is adding three new locations, reported the Tribune.

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  11. TAO Targets Early 2018 For Sceney Pan-Asian Clubstaurant's Chicago DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | Eater

    Fans of TAO - the clubby, pan-Asian giant with 20 locations in New York, Las Vegas, Sydney, and Los Angeles -will have to wait until early next year for its Chicago entry . TAO Chicago will open in early 2018, according to a Bloomberg report that examined the operations of the company that runs the highest-grossing independent restaurant in New York and third highest-grossing in the United States.

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  12. Chicago's 2017 James Beard Awards Finalists, MappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Eater

    Chicago's restaurant industry hopes that hosting the James Beard Awards again will give its local nominees some semblance of home-field advantage. When including ABC-7's Hungry Hound, Steve Dolinsky, 11 Chicago nominees were named Beard finalists this year.

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  13. Fifty/50 Group Spills Name & More Details On New Rooftop Bar in River NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Eater

    As Mother Nature continues to toy with Chicagoans-as usual-during March, The Dana Hotel and Spa and Fifty/50 Restaurant Group have revealed more details on the hotel's revamped rooftop space. The former Vertigo Sky Lounge will now be called Apogee , and it should open sometime in mid-April, according to a news release.

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  14. Gallop Through Concrete Cowboy, Catering To River North Bros Of All PersuasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Eater

    This isn't Chicago's first rodeo, as the city's nightlife can be nuanced and diverse. But make no mistake, Concrete Cowboy -opening tonight-wants River North to get down, catering to all sorts of partying city dwellers with DJs, 44 TV screens for sports, and room for dancing.

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  15. Sangria And Sushi Heading Atop Richard Sandoval's Rooftop Lounge in River NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Eater

    Richard Sandoval knows that Chicagoans, like many living in cities with harsh winters, go wild for rooftop restaurants and bars when warm weather arrives. So Sandoval and his team plan to give the people what they want when they open Noyane , hopefully in late May, on the roof of the Conrad Chicago hotel in River North.

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  16. Carson's, The Place For Ribs, To Open First Chicago Restaurant in DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Eater

    Carson's, The Place For Ribs , the family-owned restaurant chain founded 40 years ago in suburban Skokie, is looking to make a big splash in Streeterville. Owner Dean Carson, whose father founded Carson's in 1977, confirmed that for they've taken over the Quay space at the River East Arts Center, 465 E. Illinois St. Carson said he hopes to open by Oct. 1. It's the first new Carson's location in Chicago in at least 30 years.

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  17. Chicago's First Pour-All-Your-Own-Beer Bar Opens In Wicker ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Eater

    Today's the day that the city of Chicago officially gets its first establishment where customers pour all their own beer. That would be Tapster in Wicker Park, a beer drinker's paradise outfitted with 62 taps of suds, draft cocktails, wine, craft soda and coffee drinks - all of them to be poured by customers themselves.

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  18. 2 Chicago Pastry Chefs Try To Beat Bobby Flay, Buzz Espresso Moving To Logan, More IntelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Eater

    Tomorrow night's episode of " Beat Bobby Flay " will pit two of Chicago's best pastry chefs - Kymberli DeLost and Chris Teixeria in a televised battle to defeat Flay at making desserts. The episode, titled "Sweet But Sour," airs at 9 p.m. on Food Network.

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  19. Chicagoans Drink Double The Miller Beer & Whisky Than Rest Of U.S.: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Eater

    Chicagoans drink a lot of whisky, vodka, and Miller beer-much more so than other parts of the country- according to a study released last week from BevSpot. The study, which tracks restaurant, bar, nightclub, and hotel booze orders in 2016, shows that Chicagoans order more than double the amount of Jack Daniel's and Miller beer when compared to national averages.

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  20. SafeHouse Chicago Opens To All Special Agents Today In River NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Eater

    Themed restaurants have enjoyed varied levels of success in downtown Chicago. SafeHouse Chicago , the second location of Milwaukee's iconic 50-year-old bar/restaurant dedicated to the love of James Bond and all things spy-related, hopes to carve out a niche .

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