He opened a fast-casual spot in Streeterville in late 2019. There’s also tons of star power thanks to a Top Chef champ opening his first restaurant, Robert De Niro finally opening the Nobu location in Chicago, and José Andrés’s full-service Chicago arrival. Dig in below to Eater Chicago’s most anticipated restaurants of the year. With $7,500 and 36 hours, Frank and Lillian get to work. They want the dining room to be incredibly romantic and pick out furniture and other decor.

Now the 68-seat Uva (1023 W. Lake St.; no phone yet) is on track to open this fall. He is partnering with his wife, Liz, a sommelier whom he met at Carnivale, to construct an affordable selection of Spanish and global wines, some of which will be on tap. The small-plate menu, encantada spanish still in development, may include a rabbit-chorizo paella and tripe madrileña, with prices ranging from $3 to $32, and averaging around $8 to $12. Fittingly, the restaurant is named after the Spanish and Italian word for “grape”—no connection to the University of Virginia.

Be sure to order some on the side of any dish. Menu items include carne cruda , mushroom and truffle arancini, chestnut-flour tortelloni with butternut squash, guinea hen and grilled venison. There’s also a $65, four-course tasting menu, with options for wine pairings ($35) and more truffles ($36). Occupying a private dining room, Il Tartufo is dedicated to all things truffle-icious. The menu offers truffle-friendly and truffle-accented appetizers, pasta dishes and entrees.

Even bad punctuation can make a movie boring. There are plenty of movies that have terrible punctuation. It’s not just that it’s not good punctuation, either. It’s just that it’s a bit difficult to type. This is where I’ve become a big believer in punctuation. I’ve taught at a couple of universities and I’ve even taught my own kids to get their English right, but punctuation is something I’ve had a hard time with.

Chef Henry Hill, who helped bring nearby Dusek’s Board and Beer a Michelin star, is consulting on the restaurant’s menu. Stay tuned for menu details as they haven’t yet been released. Musicians with concert dates include inaugural act Dillon Francis, who performs on February 29. Quiote, the modern Mexican restaurant in Logan Square where chef Ross Henke gained a following, was one of the Chicago restaurant scene’s biggest losses in 2019.

First up is Rolz who hail from Jacksonville, FL. They have re-invented the traditional eggroll into something that will delight and astound junk food aficionados. Next up is I Got Balls from Brooklyn, NY. They want to open a small restaurant near the Staten Island ferries where commuters and residents can enjoy their new spin on the their family rice ball recipe. Have you watched the first two seasons of the Restaurant Startup TV show? Do you plan to tune in for the third season? We use the latest and greatest technology available to provide the best possible web experience.

But once I knew, it became apparent that our movie nights were very boring. But if you are like me, you’ve probably noticed that all of your sentences are punctuated wrong. From the letters to the spaces, there are so many ways to make things right. This is where some of the greatest writers, writers’ editors, and translators have their fingerprints on the way you spell, punctuate, and punctuate your sentences.

5 Rabbit gained notoriety for its beer poking fun of Donald Trump. A historic collaboration between two of Chicago’s most successful restaurant groups plans to resurrect a long-dead French icon in 2020. These two teams who already own full-service restaurants in Texas. From Dallas, two intrepid women want to build on their success of their “gourmet tavern cuisine” and open a fast-casual slider joint. Next is Peli Peli, an upscale South African restaurant in the heart of Houston who are looking to introduce the rich flavors of South Africa to a wider audience. The owner of Smoke BBQ lost everything, including his restaurant and dog, in a messy divorce battle.

Former Spiaggia chef and Top Chef season 15 winner Joe Flamm is partnering with Sancerre Hospitality on a Croatian-Italian restaurant. Sancerre’s Kara Callero revealed the address, a location around the corner from Time Out Market on Fulton Market. She said construction should start in early 2020. Flamm, a South Side native, is eager to show off more of what he did at Spiaggia, along with some Croatian influences. Expect creative pastas, grilled whole fish, and cevapcici.

The two teams are determined to turn their seasonal businesses into the talk of the town. First up is Shamone from Cape May NJ. They already own three restaurants on the Jersey Shore and are looking to expand with a small plate tasting menu set in a party atmosphere. Next is The Copper Hen from Minneapolis, MN, who own and operate a popular farm-to-table restaurant in the bustling downtown area.