This week's top dish from Eater Chicago, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
SOUTH LOOP—Delivering elevated sophistication in a warm dining room to a quiet stretch of South Wabash, chef/owner Ryan McCaskey opened Acadia this week. Stop in for a lobster roll at the bar or a more refined meal in the dining room.
O'HARE/MIDWAY—Whether you're traveling during the holidays or at any point during the year, you may get hungry. Check out Eater's airport dining guides for Chicago's two airports.
RIVER NORTH—The news was already out there that the Melman brothers were partnering with Bill and Giuliana Rancic for a new Italian restaurant, but now we have a name and a targeted opening date.
WICKER PARK—In November, a cab crashed through the front windows at Prasino. Now a video from inside the restaurant has emerged.
WEST LOOP—Want to know more about the wine and cheese of Western Europe? Then sign up for the first class in a series at Vera, kicking off in January.