This week's top dish from Eater Chicago, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog.
RIVER NORTH—The highly anticipated Sumi Robata Bar has finally opened. Take a look inside the space and a peek at the menu. The official opening is next week.
UNIVERSITY VILLAGE—The BaconFest lineup is out and there are plenty of first-timers and returnees alike. Chefs from 125 restaurants will gather at the U.I.C. Forum on April 20 to serve up their best bacon-inspired dishes. Check out the list of restaurants participating and get your VIP tickets now.
STREETERVILLE—C-House, opened by Marcus Samuelsson in 2008, will close after service on Saturday, Jan. 19. The MileNorth Hotel will undergo renovations in the space and a casual restaurant, marketplace and barista bar will open there once it is complete.
EVERYWHERE—What are some good cocktails for winter in Chicago? Check out Eater Chicago's map to find out.