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This week's top dish from Eater Chicago, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
[Photo: Hors d'Oeuvres at Next]
FULTON MARKET—Grant Achatz's new restaurant, Next, opened on Wednesday. Eater enjoyed a preview dinner a few days before and has a photo gallery of the entire meal. Want to dine there? Dinner is 60 percent booked through June.
EVERYWHERE—Davanti Enoteca, Arami and Chizakaya were added to the Eater 38, a list of essential restaurants in Chicago.
LINCOLN PARK—Kith & Kin will host a benefit on Monday to raise money for chef Derek Crumpton, who passed away in February.
RIVER NORTH—The Doughnut Vault is officially open in a pocket of a space attached to Gilt Bar.
WEST LOOP—After Girl & The Goat was nominated for a James Beard Award for best new restaurant, Stephanie Izard was named by Food & Wine as a best new chef for 2011.