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The 10 Hottest New Restaurants in Chicago

By Sarah Freeman, October 21, 2014

zagat_iconPacked tables, enticing menus and beautiful decor are just a few of the markers that mean a restaurant is hot. These 10 places currently lead the pack of Chicago’s trendiest eateries.


Our Summary Review

Named for food writer M.F.K. Fisher, this casual-chic Lakeview entry from alums of Charlie Trotter’s and Spring goes fishing with its seafood-centric menu focused on less-famous fish, paired with artisanal cocktails and biodynamic wines. The pint-sized, whitewashed setting maintains an intimate, summery vibe with a penny-tile bar, a handful of tables and a few oil paintings.