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First Look at Next: The Hunt

By now, I hope you know the drill with Next, Grant Achatz and Dave Beran's West Loop restaurant, which not only changes its menu every four months, but also its complete focus. On Wednesday, the restaurant flipped again, with a new menu called The Hunt. I was lucky enough to get tickets to opening night. More

First Look: Half Italian, Now Open in Logan Square

Even though I live in the neighborhood, it's hard to keep up with all that is going on in Logan Square. What with a newly remodeled theater, bookstore, and cocktail bar, it's hard to keep all of the places straight. So, I was a little taken aback to see Half Italian, a new Italian market and deli, open unexpectedly on Milwaukee Ave, just north of the Kedzie and Logan Boulevard intersection. More

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