New In Town: Wagyu House Chicago by the X Pot, All-Day Brunch from Evette's, Mexican in Soho House, and Artisan Gelato With a Circus Sideshow

Chicago’s summer restaurant scene is sizzling with the launch of innovative new dining experiences and new locations from tried-and-true favorites. From a new X Pot experience to gelato with a side of circus, to a permanent Mexican spot at Soho House and all-day brunch from the Evette’s team, there’s a lot to nosh on. Here’s […]

New in Town: Cocktail-Centric Evanston Dining, The Capital Grille in Skokie, Napa-Inspired Oakville Grill & Cellar, and More New North Shore and Chicago Restaurants and Businesses

Summer is here and the time is right for coming out to eat at new restaurants around Chicago and the North Shore. Supporting old favorites and giving a boost to newly opened restaurants and other businesses is a great way to keep our communities thriving. From dining and fitness to feline rescue and urgent care, […]

New In Town: French, Ethiopian and Wood-Fired Food, First-Ever Cannabis Dispensary with a Café, and a Fun Bar to Drink with the Fishes

“Midwinter spring is its own season,” wrote T.S. Eliot, and the unseasonably warm weather during the early months of 2023 seems to have helped sparked some life into Chicago and the North Shore. People are revisiting old favorites – some of which have new locations or looks – and they’re checking out cool new places […]

New In Town: Casual Mexican from George Trois Group at Fonda in Evanston, a Pre-Symphony Spot from Levy and Augmented Reality Dining

February brings another wave of delectable new dining openings to Chicago and the suburbs from big names like Chef Michael Lachowicz’s George Trois Group, Levy Restaurants and the DineAmic Hospitality Group, which has also brought us Bodega, Prime & Provisions and Bar Siena. Also new in town, a movie theater offering great bites and more […]

New In Town: Amy Morton's 'Unconventional French' in Evanston, Butter and Baked Treats in Winnetka, Bistro Fare and Fine Wine in Chicago and More

‘Tis the season for eating, drinking and shopping! The latest new openings around Chicago and the North Shore bring us Amy Morton’s unexpected take on the French brasserie, a new bakery with a curated butter collection, the latest “pour-your-own” beer spot, and more. Here’s what’s new in town in Chicago and the suburbs. LeTour   […]

New In Town: Edie's All-Day Cafe, Bonchon and Barcocina Open Second Locations, Plus Elevated Classic Brunch, Sushi and Bowls in Highland Park, and a Tiki-Inspired Cocktail Bar at The Robey

The weather has cooled off but the dining and retail scene in Chicago and the suburbs is hotter than ever. It’s always a good sign when popular spots add new outposts, and Edie’s All-Day Cafe, Bonchon, Barcocina, and jewelry store, gorjana, have all opened additional locations. Other new openings to add to the must-visit list […]