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Found Restaurant Will Close After a Decade in Evanston

Found opened in 2012 in Evanston. | Found Amy Morton’s first restaurant is saying goodbye in October While various publications in recents months have spotlit the suburbs as the next frontier, this isn’t anything new for Amy Morton. Since opening…

Closed for Nearly a Year, One of Chicago’s Best Restaurants Returns

Cellar Door Provisions will soon reopen with a few new tweaks. | Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago Cellar Door Provisions will soon return in Logan Square At the beginning of 2020, Cellar Door Provisions employed 23 people serving breakfast, lunch and dinner…

Hewn, a Top Chicago-Area Bakery, Expands to Lake County

Hewn is expanding. | Hewn/Siege Food Photo Instead of focusing on larger clients like Sweetgreen, Hewn will concentrate on its cafe Hewn Bread, the Evanston bakery that’s earned a following well outside the North Shore, is opening a second bakery…

Staffing Challenges Continue to Cause Chaos for Chicago’s Restaurants

Eden is not quite fully operational. | Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago The owners of Eden in Avondale hope better benefits and pay will lure workers Chicago’s restaurants continue to experience pandemic-related staffing issues with illness forcing temporary closures while halting opening…

Intelligentsia Coffee’s Chicago Cafe Workers Vote to Unionize

Pro-union workers at Intelligentsia Coffee began organizing in fall 2021. | Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago Chicago’s coffee giant joins Colectivo in the pro-labor push Workers at Intelligentsia Coffee five Chicago cafes voted to unionize, becoming the latest caffeine mongers to join…

Mad Socials Closes After Six Years in West Loop and Three More Shutters to Know

Mad Social opened in 2016. | Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago A running log of Chicago restaurants and bars that are closed As Chicagoans continue to revel in the respite of summer — replete with sunshine, festivals, and fun — the city’s…

Mexico City’s Masala Y Maiz Popping Up At Rick Bayless’ Chicago Bar

Bar Sotano is hosting a unique pop-up. | Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago Look for suadero-stuffed samosas and more at Bar Sotano For the last three years, Bar Sotano chef Rishi Minoj Kumar has remained fixated with the Mexican-meets-Indian flavors of Masala…

Mindy Segal’s Return and Three More Openings in Chicago

Mindy’s Bakery is finally cranking out the hits. | Jon Shaft A running list of brand-new spots plus restaurants reopening as the COVID-19 pandemic continues Summer is in full swing in Chicago, and all over the city, bar and restaurant…

Suburban Chicago Bakery Wins, Can Hold Future Drag Brunches

UpRising Bakery and Cafe can host drag shows. | Rob Dicker/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images UpRising Bakery and Cafe teams up with the ACLU to defeat the villain that is zoning Thanks to the support of the American…

The Hottest New Restaurants in Chicago, August 2022

Obelix’s take on French food is captivating. | Chris Peters/Eater Chicago The hottest months bring cool new restaurants The dog days of summer are upon Chicago and the air conditioners are on full blast. But that won’t stop locals from…









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