Arriving in Bucktown this summer, this hearth-heavy spot from Danny Grant of the well-reputed Gold Coast steakhouse Maple & Ash will feature rustic fare including wood-fired pizzas, housemade pastas and an expertly curated wine list, all designed to be easily delivered in custom boxes for a perfect home meal. 1840 W. North Ave.
Housed alongside the elegant Carbide & Carbon Building on Michigan Avenue, this contemporary brasserie from former GreenRiver chef Aaron Lirette will anchor the new St. Jane Chicago hotel and feature a kombucha program and creative, elevated fare. All-day dining means sunny breakfasts with European pastries, a wine program highlighting new-world varietals and Champagne, and a focus on Midwestern purveyors. 224 N. Michigan Ave.
RPM On the Water
This massive downtown riverfront space (pictured) will be home to a bilevel restaurant, an adjoining casual eatery and a private-event space, from the minds behind the well-established RPM Steak and RPM Italian, and is set to open next summer. Expect seafood, an expansive wine list and more. 321 N. Clark St.