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  1. Stunning 150 North Riverside Skyscraper's Getting a Popular Fast-Casual Seafood SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Eater

    Brown Bag Seafood Company will have plenty of new menu items ready when ownership opens its fifth location early next year on the west bank of the Chicago River at 150 North Riverside - the bright and shiny skyscraper in the West Loop. The fast-casual spot features seafood served as grain bowls, salads, tacos, and sandwiches.

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  2. Andersonville Now Has a New Coffee Shop From an Acclaimed Milwaukee RoasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Eater

    Colectivo Coffee , the Wisconsin-based roaster and bake shop, has opened a third Chicago location . The chain's 2,500-square-foot Andersonville coffee shop debuted this morning at 5425 N. Clark Street.

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  3. One of Chicago's Top Brewpubs Might Shutter Next Month in Rogers ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Eater

    Empirical Brewery ownership announced they will close their Rogers Park brewpub if they can't find a party to buy the Morse Avenue business by mid-October. The company wants to focus on expanding beer distribution and operations at its Ravenswood taproom and will be unaffected by a potential sale or shutter, according to a news release.

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  4. Kitschy Modern Diner Hash House A Go Go Appears Shuttered in the Gold CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Eater

    Its Facebook page is now listed as "permanently closed," the location has been removed from its website , a Yelper also notes its shuttered for good , and its phone line is continuously unavailable to take calls during business hours, although management has not responded to inquiries. The California-bred modern diner with cocktails was open for more than six years at 1212 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast.

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  5. Thalia Hall Owners Respond After Social Media Uproar Surrounding Ex-Server's AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Eater

    The owners of Punch House , the Pilsen basement bar inside music venue Thalia Hall , have fired its general manager after what ownership calls "very serious" and "extremely upsetting" claims made by an ex-employee. On Sunday, three days after she was fired, server Sarah Joanou published a blog post detailing unverified claims of sanitary problems, concerns with security, detrimental staffing shortages, and allegations of sexual misconduct at Punch House.

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  6. D.C. Sandwich Icon Taylor Gourmet Shutters Both Chicago RestaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Eater

    Both Chicago locations of Taylor Gourmet , the beloved Washington, D.C.-area sandwich-focused restaurant chain, are closed after less than nine months according to an employee at the Loop location. Representatives and management for the chain have not yet responded to inquiries about their statuses but the employee said sadly over the phone today that both the Loop and newer West Loop restaurants are now closed for good.

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  7. Chicago's First Steak 'N Shake Is Now Open in University VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Eater

    The lines wrapped around the restaurant early this morning when Chicago's first Steak 'N Shake opened its doors for the first time . The fast-food chain that started in 1934 in Normal finally has a Chicago location near UIC at 1322 S. Halsted Street.

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  8. Fired OpenTable Employee Faces Federal Fraud Charge For Fake ReservationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Eater

    A former OpenTable employee who made several hundred fake restaurant reservations in an attempt to harm online reservation rival Reserve faces a charge of wire fraud. The man, Steven Addison, worked in the Chicago office of OpenTable, and from November to February, he made more than 300 fake reservations at Chicago restaurants using Reserve.

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  9. Popular Vegan Chef Opening New Lakeview CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Eater

    Vegan chef Kevin Schuder has developed quite a following since moving to Chicago from the San Francisco Bay Area. His Fancy Plants Catering company provides meat- and dairy-free meals to discerning diners using a fine dining approach rarely seen in vegan food.

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  10. Michelin Announces Chicago's 2019 Bib Gourmand ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Eater

    The 2019 Michelin Bib Gourmand list features nine newcomers among the 58 Chicago restaurants in this year's group. That's a four-restaurant bump from last year when Michelin named 54 Chicago restaurants to its "short list."

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  11. A Pop-Up Beer Garden Inside 'Chicago's Largest Corn Maze' is Coming to the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Eater

    Jack's Pumpkin Nights , from the people behind Christmas pop-up bar Frosty's, will open October 5 on a two-acre plot at 1467 N. Elston Avenue, Block Club first reported . Its website promises "Chicago's largest corn maze" in addition to the bars and food, plus carnival games and other entertainment.

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  12. Mexican Street Food Chain To Soon Debut From Ex-Naf Naf ExecsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Eater

    A new fast-casual Mexican street food chain is debuting in early October in suburban Naperville from two executives who helped start Naf Naf Grill , the Middle Eastern chain that's expanded to nine states. The new restaurant's called Invicto , and it's from suburban Chicago natives David Sloan and his half-brother Franklin Wiener.

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  13. Beard-Winning New Orleans Chef To Open Israeli Restaurant in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Eater

    A James Beard Award-winning chef is leaving New Orleans to open a restaurant in Chicago near the infamous Biograph Theater in Lincoln Park. Zach Engel, who last year won the Beard's Rising Chef award, wants to open Galit early next year, according to a news release.

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  14. Starbucks Opens Princi, its Pizza Bakery/Bar, in Chicago's West LoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Eater

    Starbucks wants customers to feel they're not just visiting a re-skinned coffee shop when they stop at Princi . That's the new bakery, an import from Italy, making its Chicago debut today in the West Loop.

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  15. Silver Palm, Hailed by Anthony Bourdain as America's Greatest Sandwich, To CloseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Eater

    The Silver Palm , the restaurant that's spent 16 years inside that chrome railcar on the southeast corner of Milwaukee, Chicago, and Ogden, is closing at the end of the month . Ownership is looking to sell the narrow, 45-seat restaurant, according to Block Club Chicago .

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  16. West Loop's Getting a New Omakase Restaurant From Juno's Sushi ChefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Eater

    B.K. Park calls it coincidence, but as Chicagoans have seen a burst of new omakase restaurants , the chef-owner behind Juno is ready to announce his own new restaurant . Park plans to open Mako in early November in the West Loop, just around the corner from Randolph Restaurant Row at Lake and Halsted.

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  17. TAO's Opening Could Bring More Kardashian Visits to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Eater

    Over the weekend, TAO management threw an invite-only party to celebrate the opening of its Chicago location, inside the 34,000-square-foot space the formerly housed clubs like Castle, Excalibur, and Limelight. Those invited rubbed elbows with celebrities such as Kourtney Kardashian, Taraji P. Henson, and pretty much the entire cast of Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. For good measure, Cubs pitcher Jon Lester and infielder Daniel Murphy also attended the party.

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  18. Hyde Park is Getting a Korean-Mexican Fast-Casual RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Eater

    Chef David Choi's St. Louis import , which opened its first Chicago location in River North in June 2016 , takes over the Edwardo's Natural Pizza, Packed, and Cemitas Puebla space at 1321 E. 57th Street in Hyde Park and at 206 S. Washington Street in suburban Naperville, according to a news release and multiple reports . The brand, which is popular for fusion items such as bulgogi steak tacos, plans to open the new spots this winter.

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  19. Glad Wrap's Marketing Firm Apologizes for Giant Dinner GimmickRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Eater

    While Giant chef-owner Jason Vincent answered questions about the social media uproar regarding Monday's dinner gimmick with Glad Products, reps from the plastic wrap company's own ad agency have kept their mouths sealed - until now. FCB Chicago craved "authentic feedback" from customers in creating "a unique and special event," a company spokesperson told Adweek .

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  20. Joe Biden Crushed Spaghetti and Meatballs at This Chicago RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Eater

    He ate spaghetti and meatballs at Rosebud on Rush on Tuesday night with his wife Jill, the Sun-Times reports , and left a $100 tip after being escorted to a nearby ATM to withdraw some cash. Biden's previous experience with Chicago food includes Celeste's fried chicken and Tony Mantuano's Italian fare .

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