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BLT American Brasserie Shutters; Hot Doug's Book Coming; More

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RIVER NORTH—After just five months, famed New York chef Laurent Tourondel shuttered his massive restaurant BLT American Brasserie following a slew of negative reviews.

AVONDALE—If you've ever had a life-changing experience, or just really loved those duck fat fries, at Hot Doug's, owner Doug Sohn wants to hear about it for his forthcoming book.

GOLD COASTNightwood's Jason Vincent was crowned the Prince of Porc at this year's Cochon 555 event held at the Four Seasons. Check out the gallery from the night.

EVERYWHERE—Hungry? Looking for the hottest new spots in town? Check out the just-updated Eater Heatmap and see where you need to eat right now.