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Look Inside Chicago's First LYFE Kitchen, Now Open

[Photos: Marc Much]

Starting today, Chicago is getting its first taste of the fast-casual low-calorie chain cuisine that made waves on the West Coast. The first LYFE Kitchen opened today in the ground floor of a new condo building at Clark and Hubbard, with additional locations on the way to Streeterville and Evanston.

The space is smaller than other LYFE locations (about 35,000 square-feet) and composed of recycled and renewable materials. Booths, two-tops, four-tops, a communal table, a "den" with couches, and an herb wall fill out the open layout. Guests order from a counter, bring a GPS to their seat, and receive their food within a 10-minute target time.

The franchised location (by Chicagoan Carey Cooper) serves a menu designed by Art Smith. Look out for many more locations soon.

· All LYFE Kitchen Coverage [-ECHI-]
· LYFE Kitchen [Official Site]

LYFE Kitchen, Streeterville (Ontario & Fairbanks)

259 East Erie Street, , IL 60611 (312) 933-1035 Visit Website