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Christkindlemarket Lights Up Daley Plaza Once More for Everyone, Naughty or Nice

The Holiday Return of Time Out Market’s Secret Sound Bar and Nine More Openings

Elske, Chicago’s Michelin-Starred Scandinavian Fine Dining Hit, Will Soon Reopen in West Loop

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Yoshi’s Cafe, a French-Japanese Pioneer, to Close After 39 Years in Lakeview

Le Bouchon Owners Plan Modern French Restaurant to Replace Michelin-Starred Entente in River North

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

A running list of restaurants and bars that have adopted new pandemic safety policies as coronavirus case rates rise again

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An Architecture Firm Builds a Remarkably Convenient Happy Hour Bar

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The Hottest New Restaurants in Chicago, December 2021

Filipino fine dining, a fun mashup of Nashville hot and Middle Eastern fried chicken, and the city’s largest Thai market end the year with a full stomach

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The 11 Best New Restaurants in America

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Where to Dine on Heated Patios in Chicago

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Where to Find Sufganiyot This Hanukkah in Chicago

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Chicago’s Essential Dive Bars

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Coalfire Pizza and Tempesta Market Team Up on Nostalgic Little Italy Restaurant

A Popular Chinese-American Virtual Restaurant Finds a Home in Humboldt Park

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Chicago’s Essential Mexican Restaurants

Hideout Owners Among Group Questioning Alderman’s Oversight Over Lincoln Yards

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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 Best Gifts for Wine Lovers, According to Sommeliers

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Suburban Italian Staple Carlucci’s Returns With Downtown Chicago Restaurant

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20 Hot & Delicious Soups That Beat the Chicago Cold

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Where to Eat Brunch in Chicago Right Now

Enjoy a Bloody Mary or benedict at these 16 spots

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

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

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Chicago Restaurants and Bars Fully Reopen After 15 Grueling Months

Alinea Nixes Plan for Restaurants Inside $1 Billion St. Regis Skyscraper

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