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After 17 Months, Cherry Circle Room to Reopen Inside Chicago Athletic Association

A French Fine-Dining Spot Learns How to Do Carryout in the North Shore

A Deep-Dish Pizza Sports Pub off Motor Row and Two More Openings

The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in Chicago, Fall 2021

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What Led Chicago to Sue DoorDash and Grubhub

The filings may have been a surprise, but the reasoning behind the lawsuits was not a secret

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The Chicago Restaurants and Bars Requiring Proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations

A running list of restaurants and bars that have adopted pandemic new safety policies in light of the highly transmissible delta variant

‘Check, Please’ Host Alpana Singh’s New Downtown Project and 11 More Upcoming Restaurants

A Wrigleyville Pub Runs Out of Luck After 50 Years

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The Saga of Chicago ‘Tamale Guy’ Claudio Velez

The diminutive Mexican immigrant stands tall as a titan over Chicago’s bar scene

Guinness Picks Chicago For the Irish Brewery’s Second U.S. Taproom

The Fulton Market venue will include a full-service restaurant with pub grub

N.Y.’s Famed Roberta’s Pizza Arrives in Chicago as Part of Urbanspace Food Hall

Hampton Social’s Owners Have Big Plans for The Bad Hunter Space in West Loop

Where to Eat at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

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Lexington Betty’s BBQ’s Near West Side Food Hall Stall and Five More Closures

These Beautiful Bonbons Are the Ultimate Halloween Treat

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Where to Find Ceviche and Aguachile in Chicago

Christkindlmarket Will Return for Chicago’s Holidays After a Pandemic Hiatus

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Nobody’s Darling, Chicago’s New Black-Owned Queer Bar, Looks to the Future

Andersonville’s new cocktail spot could be a blueprint for tomorrow

How to Pitch Stories to Eater Chicago

Freelancers looking to pitch to Eater’s Chicago-based city site should start here

Sunda’s Billy Dec Isn’t Done With Chicago

How to Help: Fight Hunger and Support Local Restaurants in Chicago

Where to give, donate food, and volunteer during the novel coronavirus pandemic

Chicago Restaurants and Bars Fully Reopen After 15 Grueling Months

Food Trucks and Carts Could Get Their Own Logan Square Lot

A Dreamy Baja Dinner and Three More Chicago Pop-Ups

Honey Butter Fried Chicken Alums to Open New Restaurant Featuring Horseshoes and Loose Burgers

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