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POSTED July 24, 2014

Webster's Wine Bar

Little more than a month after closing its original location in Lincoln Park, one of Chicago's oldest wine bars reopens in the former Telegraph space in Logan Square. The new digs showcase a fresh décor and a revamped small plates menu that includes everything from steak tartare ($18) to sweetbreads ($12) and Spanish octopus ($14). The impressive wine list is curated by sommelier Jeremy Quinn.

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opened
POSTED July 17, 2014

Qulinarnia

If you think pierogis and paczki are the essence of Polish cuisine, expand your horizons. Mount Prospect's sleek, streamlined Qulinarnia offers modern interpretations of old-school Polish dishes, such as lamb chops ($20) served over beets, large barley, sugar snap peas and roasted onions, and traditional potato pancakes ($14) with beef stew and sour cream.

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opened
POSTED July 10, 2014

Mercadito Fish Co.

Taking over the former Little Market Brasserie space in The Talbott Hotel, this casual seafood restaurant is decked out with oceanic artwork painted by a local graffiti artist and is now open for all-day service as well as late-night eats. The menu, designed by chef Guillermo Tellez, offers both reimagined American dishes, such as a tuna tataki club sandwich ($17.50), as well as down-home classics like crab cakes ($15.50) and fish and chips ($17.50).Taking over the former Little Market Brasserie space in The Talbott Hotel, this casual seafood restaurant is decked out with oceanic artwork painted by a local graffiti artist and is now open for all-day service as well as late-night eats. The menu, designed by chef Guillermo Tellez, offers both reimagined American dishes, such as a tuna tataki club sandwich ($17.50), as well as down-home classics like crab cakes ($15.50) and fish and chips ($17.50). 

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opened
POSTED July 3, 2014

Beermiscuous

A first for Chicago, this "craft beer café" provides a coffee shop-like atmosphere sans coffee. Pull up a stool, select from 12 beers on draft and over 300 local and international bottles, and stay a while in the comfortably-designed space. Beermiscuous doesn't offer food, but they will let you bring your own snacks.

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opened
POSTED June 26, 2014

Fig & Olive

One of the summer's most anticipated restaurant openings will arrive on June 28, when New York-based Fig & Olive will be begin serving guests at its new Chicago flagship outpost in Near North. The 10,000 sq. ft. dining space is accented with natural limestone and white stucco walls; the menu highlights flavors from the French Riviera, Italy and Spain in dishes such as yellowfin tuna carpaccio with Marcona almonds and Provence-style roast chicken.

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  • Webster's Wine Bar
  • Qulinarnia
  • Mercadito Fish Co.
  • Beermiscuous
  • Fig & Olive

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