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House-made pappardelle with lobster at Henri on S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago, Illinois -
Outdoor dining at Henri on S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago, Illinois -
Seared monkfish at Otom in Chicago, Illinois -
Lamb Navarin at Brasserie Ruhlmann in Chicago, Illinois -
Espresso at Intelligentsia Coffee in Chicago, Illinois -
John DeMass, 2, bites into his hot dog during lunch with siblings and cousins at Millenium Park in Chicago, Illinois.
Baker Michelle Garcia is photographed at the Bleeding Heart Bakery in Chicago, Illinois.
Cherry cheesecake at Steve's Deli in Chicago, Illinois -
An Adobo Grill employee gathers tequilas and beer at the restaurant in Chicago, Illinois.
Fondue at Geja's Cafe in Chicago, Illinois -
Pastry chef Natalina Zarzour is photographed at the counter of Pasticceria Natalina in Chicago, Illinois.
Grilled Australian rack of lamb with caponata at Park 52 in Chicago, Illinois -

Sommelier Fernando Beteta, left, sips a glass of white wine as patrons watchs during the "Cellar Notes" wine tasting at NoMi in the Park Hyatt Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.

USDA Prime,16 oz. New York Strip at Nine Steak House in Chicago, Illinois -
King crab at Fulton's on the River in Chicago, Illinois -
Chefs Shawn McClain, left, and Ming Tsai pick out steamed new Zealand Greenshell mussels with dashi broth, fresh ginger and parsley at McClain's home kitchen in Chicago, Illinois.
Chef Chow Hui sorts through slabs of meat as a co-worker handles a pair of roasted ducks at Sun Wah Bar-B-Q in Chicago, Illinois.
Chef Dale Levitski of Trio in Evanston, Illinois -
Waitress Kirsten Anderson delivers a donut while working at Bite cafe in Chicago, Illinois.
Tea service at NoMI at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Chicago, Illinois -
Pork tenderloin at Graze on W. Ontario in Chicago, Illinois -
Peking duck soong and dragon rainbow roll at Bistro Pacific in Chicago, Illinois -
Chef Omar Rodriguez and pasta with lobster and shrimp, (k)new, Chicago, Illinois -
Interior at Porkchop, Chicago, Illinois -