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A Decorated Chef’s New Pan Latin Restaurant Is Coming to Wicker Park

An Essential South Side Brewpub Opens a Rooftop Bar

Where to Eat at Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Five Chicago-Area Restaurant Closures to Know

Essential Brewery Half Acre to Unveil a Bocce Court and Revamped Beer Garden

Asians Fry Chicken Pop-Up at Lost Lake to Benefit Anti-Domestic Violence Group

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12 Secret Off-Menu Dishes Worth Trying in Chicago

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Where to Try CBD-Infused Food and Drinks in Chicago

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All of Chicago’s Past James Beard Award Winners

Italian Theater District Favorite Tesori Closes Down

River North Fusion Restaurant to Serve Tropical Drinks in Former BoHo Space

Explore West Loop’s Brilliant Modern Indian Restaurant Opening Thursday

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Where to Eat Near McCormick Place Convention Center

Vienna Beef Recalls Hot Dogs Sold to Restaurants in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin

The Restaurant Industry Personnel Shuffles Chicago Needs to Know

Mexican Bakery Part of Acclaimed Chef’s River North Triple Threat

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20 New Restaurant and Bar Patios to Try in Chicago

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The 20 Essential Taco Spots in Chicago

New York’s Uber-Popular Cookie Dough Shop Is Coming to Chicago This Summer

Treasured Lakeview Hot Dog Stand Popping Up at Schubas Over Memorial Day Weekend

Grateful Dead Guitarist’s Estate Officially Opening a Chicago Music Venue and Restaurant

River North Ramen Mainstay Slurping Turtle Is Closing

A Critic Lauds Wicker Park’s New Filipino Restaurant

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The Eater Chicago Bar Heatmap: Where to Drink Right Now, May 2019

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Where to Eat Brunch in Chicago Right Now, May 2019

Inside Kinton Ramen West Loop, a Popular Canadian Chain’s First U.S. Restaurant

Beloved Beard-Winning Chef to Open New Restaurant Inside Downtown Hotel

Chicago’s First Organic Fast Food Chain Closes All Locations

Chicago’s Priciest New Restaurant Debuts Tonight With $300 Menu From Jacob Bickelhaupt

Updates on the Most Anticipated Chicago Restaurants of 2019

Chicago’s Restaurant and Bar Closures for 2019