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O'HARE—A $26 million makeover of Terminal 5 at O'Hare will bring new dining options to flyers including another Tortas Frontera, Hub 51, Wow Bao, Big Bowl and more.
RIVER NORTH—Joe Bastianich talks about opening Eataly Chicago in the former ESPN Zone in River North. They're targeting a September 2013 opening and the mega food emporium will comprise 60,000 square feet and cost about $20 million to build.
GOLD COAST—Ryan Poli and the Mercadito Group will open Little Market Brasserie inside the Talbott Hotel sometime early this winter. The 150-seat American restaurant will have a French brasserie fealing and offer breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
RIVER NORTH—The Grid, a bar and lounge beneath Baume & Brix, is set to have its soft opening this weekend and grand opening next Thursday, Oct. 25.