It's been a strange year for Chicago restaurants. At the same time as old favorites have closed their doors or downscaled, several mega-sized operations have burst onto the scene, and cute little bistros continue to crop up in North Side neighborhoods. Downtown, the newcomers are an eclectic bunch, demonstrating the twin allures of globalization and localization, sometimes simultaneously. What follows is a very short list to stimulate your appetite. Call for details like hours, reservations ...

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