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Laurent Tourondel finally opens a place in Chicago.

For years, Laurent Tourondel has evaded Chicago, choosing to open his restaurants in cities such as New York, Miami, Las Vegas and D.C. instead. What have we been missing? From the looks of the menu of his first Chicago spot, a lot, including pizza, sushi, sandwiches, a raw bar, steaks and brunch. 500 W Superior St (312-948-8744).