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Charlie Trotter's Closing; Next's elBulli Details; More

This week's top dish from Eater Chicago, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...

LINCOLN PARK—In a shocking bit of news, Charlie Trotter announced on New Year's Eve that after 25 years he will be closing his namesake restaurant this August to head back to school.

FULTON MARKET—Plans are underway for Next's elBulli menu and Eater has learned information about the price of tickets as well as where chefs Grant Achatz and Dave Beran will gain inspiration for their menu.
WEST LOOP—This week, one sixtyblue, a restaurant owned in part by Michael Jordan, announced it would close following service this Saturday night to reconcept. But will chef Michael McDonald be part of the new project?

HIGHLAND PARK—After months of wondering what would go into the former Rosebud space in downtown Highland Park, inovasi chef/owner John des Rosiers spilled the beans to Eater that he'll open Moderno, a modern Italian joint, this spring.