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Koren Grieveson Leaves Avec; BellyQ Opens; More

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

WEST LOOP—A major bombshell was dropped on the city's culinary scene when Eater broke the news that longtime avec chef Koren Grieveson had parted ways with the restaurant.

EVERYWHERE—To follow up Eater's 20 most iconic dishes post, we give you the 20 most iconic drinks in Chicago.

WEST LOOP—Following months of leaked bits of information, Bill Kim finally opened his long-awaited Asian-inspired barbecue restaurant, BellyQ, with infrared cooktops at tables, a separate take-away section, a karaoke room and more.

LOGAN SQUARE—Looking for a great night of dining and drinking? Justin Large of Big Star will team with his pals at Telegraph for an Austrian and Germany-themed wine and beer dinner.