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The Eater Chicago Heat Map: Where to Eat Right Now

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More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort. And while the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and neighborhood essentials across the city, it is not a chronicle of the 'it' places of the moment (also see the Brunch Heat Map and the Cocktail Heat Map). Thus, we offer the Eater Heat Map, which will change on a regular basis to always highlight where the foodie crowds are flocking to at the moment.

03/01/12: Added: Nellcôte, Au Cheval, Publican Quality Meats, RPM Italian, Ombra
02/02/12: Added: Urban Union, Wellfleet, Bread & Wine, Baker & Nosh
01/13/12: Added: Bar Toma, Tavernita, Acadia, Yusho, Slurping Turtle, 2 Sparrows, Vera, Goosefoot, Barrelhouse Flat, Jam
10/6/11: Added: Pump Room, MorSo, Michael Jordan's Steakhouse, Native Foods Cafe, Lao Hunan
9/6/11: Added: Telegraph, Autre Monde, Rustic House, Jin Thai, Roka Akor, Al Dente
7/11/11: Added: Tribute, The Black Sheep, Marmalade, Studio Paris, NoMI Kitchen, Roots Handmade Pizza, Perennial Virant

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Nellcôte

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833 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

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953 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-0858
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3. Tavernita

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151 W Erie St
Chicago, IL 60654

4. The Pump Room

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1301 N State Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60610

5. Slurping Turtle

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116 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654

6. Au Cheval

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800 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

7. Goosefoot

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2656 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
773-942-7547

8. Publican Quality Meats

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825 W Fulton St
Chicago, IL 60661

9. RPM Italian

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52 W Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60654

10. Acadia

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1639 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60616

11. Telegraph Wine Bar

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2601 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 292-9463
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12. Urban Union

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1421 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60607

13. Ombra

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5310 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

14. Vera Chicago

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1023 W Lake St
Chicago, IL 60607

15. Yusho

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2853 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

16. Bread & Wine

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3732 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60618

17. Baker & Nosh

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1303 W Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640

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1. Nellcôte

833 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
833 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

2. Next

953 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607
953 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607

3. Tavernita

151 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654
151 W Erie St
Chicago, IL 60654

4. The Pump Room

1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610
1301 N State Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60610

5. Slurping Turtle

116 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654
116 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654

6. Au Cheval

800 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
800 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

7. Goosefoot

2656 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
2656 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL 60625

8. Publican Quality Meats

825 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661
825 W Fulton St
Chicago, IL 60661

9. RPM Italian

52 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654
52 W Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60654

10. Acadia

1639 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
1639 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60616

11. Telegraph Wine Bar

2601 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
2601 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

12. Urban Union

1421 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607
1421 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60607

13. Ombra

5310 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640
5310 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

14. Vera Chicago

1023 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607
1023 W Lake St
Chicago, IL 60607

15. Yusho

2853 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
2853 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

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16. Bread & Wine

3732 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60618
3732 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60618

17. Baker & Nosh

1303 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
1303 W Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640

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