From Detroit-style square pizza and gourmet hot dogs to restaurant-caliber movie theater dining and yet another Loop food hall, these are latest new foodie destinations we’re checking out in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.


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beet tzatziki
Beet Tzatziki from Aba

Chef CJ Jacobson and Lettuce Entertain You hit it big together with River North’s Ema; in June, lightning struck twice with the opening of Aba in the Fulton Market/West Loop. Here, you’ll find meat with a Mediterranean accent, from Skirt Steak Shawarma to Slow-Braised Leg of Lamb Wrapped in Eggplant, but still plenty of mezze options for a vegetarian to love.