West Loop Restaurants

Austin Baker: Culinary Interview Series

Welcome to the second installment of the NOWL Culinary Interview Series! In the inaugural piece, we spoke with Rachel Driver Spreckan, the National Wine Director at City Winery. We would like to extend our hearty congratulations to Rachel on the birth of her daughter, Lillian Eleanor Spreckan. We cannot wait...

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Rachel Driver Speckan: Culinary Interview Series

Welcome to our new Culinary Interview Series! Neighbors of West Loop intends to shed some light on the culinary talents that operate in our backyard that is the West Loop of Chicago. I figured that we might as well kick this project off with a nice glass of vino, so who better...

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848 W Randolph – Nobu Hotel

On Monday, June 13, Rolando Acosta from Acosta Ezgur, LLC along with Spiro Tsaparas and Mark Hunt from 854 Randolph, LLC presented the updated proposal for 848 W Randolph (Nobu). 848 W Randolph is in the 27th Ward. The location is currently a vacant lot. The new facility will include...

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Urban Belly – Worth the Walk

It is easy for some West Loopers on the east end of the West Loop to overlook Chef Bill Kim’s Urban Belly and its sister restaurant, Belly Q, when thinking about where to get dinner in the ‘hood. But these gems at the western edge of the West Loop (at 1400 W....

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Recap: End of Summer Event at Kaiser Tiger

By Maria Gage, NOWL Events Committee First off, thank you to all our NOWL neighbors who came out to celebrate autumn’s arrival at Kaiser Tiger on September 23! This social gathering of West Loop residents was an opportunity to become acquainted with the new beer- and bacon-themed restaurant. Guests were treated...

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West Loop News Roundup: March 28, 2014

Here’s a selection of West Loop news headlines from the past week. For more frequent updates, be sure to sign up for our newsletter above! Fulton/Randolph Market District Planning Meeting on April 1 (Neighbors of West Loop) Pair sought in West Loop, Lincoln Square robberies (Chicago Tribune) Chicago Riverwalk Moving Forward...

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