Looking to freshen up your takeout routine this winter? A flurry of new restaurants in Chicago offers plenty of options to choose from, including tacos and patisserie in Wicker Park, a virtual market in the Loop and a hot new patio in Pilsen. The best new restaurants in Chicago are packed with personality and creativity, offering new ways to dine in uncertain times. Take Cocoa Chili for example: Career coach Niquenya Collins is living out her dream of owning a restaurant with a new Afro-Caribbean-soul food concept. And then there's chef Bill Kim's delicious foray into Detroit-style pizza. Because all of these eateries and pop-up dining experiences are just finding their footing, it's best to call ahead for reservations and carryout options. Mask up and support local when you dine at the most exciting new restaurants in Chicago.
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