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RIVER NORTH— Chicago officially has a Shake Shack, as the worldwide burger empire opened for business this week to very long lines. Take a peek inside and over the menu here.
AROUND TOWN— Michelin season is upon us. The famous guidebook, known as preeminent restaurant honoring system, released its Bib Gourmand list of the best affordable restaurants in Chicago. The coveted Michelin stars come out next week.
AROUND TOWN— It's time for the latest Eater Chicago heatmap, and Shake Shack, Momotaro, Charlatan and The Kitchen make the list of the 18 hottest restaurants in town.
WEST LOOP— Details on "Top Chef" alum and former Spiaggia chef Sarah Grueneberg's new restaurant are here. It'll be called Monteverde, be at 1020 W. Madison, and hopefully open next spring.