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

  Scott Maesel of SVN | Chicago Commercial represented the landlord and procured the tenant for this transaction. SVN is excited to see this vision become a reality and wish all parties involved much success. Eater Chicago | Ashok Selvam | May 20, 2019 Garcia’s is from Brooklyn Bowl’s Peter Shapiro and Jerry Garcia’s estate

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Politan Row dining guide: What to eat and drink at the new West Loop food hall and beer garden

Chicago Tribune | Louisa Chu, Adam Lukach, Nick Kindelsperger, Grace Wong | May 17, 2019 Politan Row, the newest and one of the most highly anticipated food halls in Chicago, opened Saturday, so we ate and drank everywhere there in one day this week. Our urgency was driven secondarily by its location in arguably the

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Massive Chicago River Restaurant Project to Include Italian Riviera-Inspired Pizzeria

Eater Chicago | Ashok Selvam | May 9, 2019 Lettuce Entertain You shares opening renderings, details on RPM on the Water and Pizzeria Portofino Chicago’s biggest restaurant group has unveiled more information on its massive multi-faceted riverside restaurant project in River North. The first phase, a pizza spot called Pizzeria Portofino, should debut in June.

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‘Nation’s Largest’ Rooftop Bar Is Coming Soon to Navy Pier

Eater Chicago | Naomi Waxman | May 3, 2019 Offshore will bring an adult cocktail lounge to the kid-friendly tourist attraction Family-friendly tourist attraction Navy Pier is getting a grownup cocktail lounge with a massive rooftop space. Offshore, a bar that management claims is the largest rooftop deck in the country, is slated to open

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Shared Kitchen Could Bring 15 New Delivery Options to Fulton Market

Eater Chicago | Naomi Waxman | April 23, 2019 Kitchen United will bring together 10 to 15 restaurants in one kitchen Kitchen United, a delivery-focused food incubator chain based in Pasadena, California is expanding to a second Chicago location in Fulton Market that will house 10 to 15 restaurants. The space at 201 N. Elizabeth

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Inside The Hatchery: Chicago’s food incubator is laying a foundation for industry growth

Food Dive | Megan Poinski | April 17, 2019 The new 67,000-square-foot facility is open for business with ingenuity from entrepreneurs and several partnerships with big food companies including PepsiCo, Conagra Brands and Kellogg. CHICAGO — From outside of Chicago, it feels like The Hatchery is a long-established institution. Since it was started as part

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The 15 Best New Restaurants in Chicago

Chicago Magazine | Carly Boers, John Kessler, Jeff Ruby, Carrie Schedler, and Claire Voon | April 13, 2019 It’s the Year of the Indie: These 15 spots, all but one of which are independently owned, show off Chicago’s culinary scene at its charming, idiosyncratic best. Kyoten | 2507 W. Armitage Ave. | Logan Square |

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Chicago’s Newest Food Hall Will Debut Five Restaurants This Summer

Food & Wine | Nina Friend | April 2, 2019 Galley Group’s first Windy City venture – Fulton Galley – will open in June, showcasing local chefs. Galley Group, a restaurant group that develops and manages food halls, claims that their projects aren’t just food halls; they’re small business incubators. The food hall backdrop provides

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Chicago’s Baseball Stadiums Offer a Wide Food Selection to Fuel the Fans

MLB | March 30, 2019 While everyone looks forward to the traditional hot dog, popcorn, peanuts, and beer to snack on while watching their favorite baseball team knock it out of the park, there is so much more for your taste buds to enjoy at stadiums these days. Whether you cheer on the North Side Cubs

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19 Great Restaurants to Work For

Food & Wine | Tracie McMillan | March 18, 2019 Meet the chefs and restaurateurs who are making restaurant jobs better. When it comes to working in the average restaurant in America today, there is good news, and there is bad news. The bad news probably won’t surprise you. As an industry, food preparation and

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