Sisters and partners Amy and Clodagh Lawless of The Gage and Acanto in Chicago have opened the doors to their highly anticipated restaurant project, The Dearborn, catering to preshow revelers, cocktail seekers and power lunch crowds alike. The massive 8,000-square-foot urban American tavern at the Block 37 complex in the office-friendly Loop district offers upscale, seasonal cuisine with a Midwestern twist by Executive Chef Aaron Cuschieri, who has clocked time at the legendary Alinea, among other notable Chicago restaurants.

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The 47-year-old pizza chain’s new prototype follows the old pizzeria model.

A former food truck opens its fourth location with an ambitious adaptive reuse project.

What’s one way to give traditional brick-and-mortar restaurants a shot of food-truck cool? Follow the lead of a growing number of operators adding walk-up windows. Sure, they’ve been around forever in some segments — think custard and hot dog stands — but in an industry in which everything old is eventually new again, walk-up windows are emerging as a hot and hip restaurant accessory.

In just the past few years, a growing crop of well-trained and well-traveled chefs have made Milwaukee their stomping ground, exciting the palettes of locals and visitors alike. These popular restaurants feature both great food and unique design details.

In honor of high-end appliance manufacturer Gaggenau’s 333rd anniversary, the brand created a pop-up restaurant called Restaurant 1683 in New York City. Three Michelin-starred Chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara of Manhattan’s revered Eleven Madison Park led the exclusive pop-up. It showcased a unique, multisensory culinary experience designed by the Munich-based architecture firm einszu33, headed by Hendrik Müller.

Junction Bakery & Bistro is the latest offering from restaurateur Noe Landini and chef/baker Nathan Hatfield. It serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, grab-and-go pastries, coffee drinks and fresh-pressed juice to customers in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Va.