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Umami Burger Los Feliz [Photo: Umami Burger]

WICKER PARK—After rumors lingered for more than a year, the first Midwest location of California's cult burger chain, Umami Burger, is officially coming to town. It'll be on Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park and open sometime in the second half of the year.

AROUND TOWN—Eater surveyed four of the top sommeliers in Chicago to find out what restaurants have the best wine lists. Click here to see the results.

GOOSE ISLAND—Another noteworthy restaurant is coming to town. NY-based Dinosaur Bar-B-Que is opening its first location off of the east coast next year, on Weed Street.

RIVER NORTH—DMK Restaurants is planning two new concepts for Tony Hu's shuttered Lao 18 space.