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Go Inside Balena; Michael Altenberg Passes; More

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This week's top dish from Eater Chicago, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...

LINCOLN PARKBalena finally opened this week and, in addition to having early raves on the food, the room is gorgeous. Have a look at our gallery; you won't believe this used to be Landmark.

LINCOLN SQUARE—The Chicago culinary community received a blow with the news that Bistro Campagne chef/owner Michael Altenberg unexpectedly passed away last weekend.

EVERYWHERESt. Paddy's Day is Saturday, do you know where you're going to eat and drink? Check out our guide for some great parties, specials and more for St. Patrick's Day.

WICKER PARK—A new mixed-use building on Division Street may bring two new Lettuce Entertain You restaurants to the area, but it may not happen for about a year.