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Lao Hunan Opens; Flourish Bakery Shuttering; More!

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CHINATOWN—Adding to his stable of other critically acclaimed restaurants in the area, the "mayor of Chinatown," Tony Hu, just opened Lao Hunan.

EVERYWHERE—Want to know where to eat right now at the hottest new restaurants in the city? Check out the updated Eater Chicago Heat Map to see where to go.

EDGEWATER—Citing rising food costs, the popular Flourish Bakery & Cafe will shutter this Sunday, Sept. 11.

EVANSTONBrandon Baltzley (Crux) and Jared Wentworth (Longman & Eagle) will team for a pop-up dinner at Pensiero Ristorante on Oct. 17. The menu will be based on Apicius, the earliest-recorded Roman cookbook.