The Melmans and Rancics team up again to open a contemporary Italian steakhouse blocks from their original Italian restaurant. Opens October at 60 West Kinzie.
Chicago Fine Chocolate & Dessert Show
Chocoholics rejoice, and overdose, while sampling artisanal treats from top chocolatiers and learning how the ingredient is created, used in various cuisines and paired with beverages. October 18-20 at Navy Pier.
Longman & Eagle chef Jared Wentworth hopes to ignite a dining revolution in Hyde Park with a creative neighborhood restaurant that also hosts events and offers live music. Opens late fall at 1539 East 53rd.