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Mediterranean Restaurant, Aba, Opens Wednesday, November 2

Tuesday November 1, 2022

MIAMI, FL (November 1, 2022) – Aba, the popular Mediterranean restaurant with outposts in Chicago and Austin, is opening its doors in Miami’s Bal Harbour Shops on Wednesday, November 2. As part of Chicago-based restaurant group Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, Aba will be the group’s first South Florida location. Created by Executive Partner and Divisional […]

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MAGELLAN DEVELOPMENT GROUP NAMES LETTUCE ENTERTAIN YOU RESTAURANTS AS FOOD & BEVERAGE OPERATOR OF THE ST. REGIS CHICAGO

Thursday October 6, 2022

CHICAGO – Magellan Development Group LLC today announced that Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants will create the culinary experiences at the highly-anticipated St. Regis Chicago. The first restaurant will be an all-day dining experience from Lettuce Entertain You Chef Hisanobu Osaka (formerly of Morimoto, Daniel) and is expected to open Spring of 2023. The second restaurant […]

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Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants and Tao Group Hospitality to collaborate on a one-of-a-kind private members club opening in late 2023 in Chicago

Friday August 26, 2022

Two of the most prominent players in the hospitality industry, Tao Group Hospitality and Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, are joining forces for the first time to collaborate on a one-of-a-kind private members club located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The social club is targeted to open in late 2023. “I have admired Lettuce and have […]

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Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants Partners with DoorDash to Enhance the Online Ordering Experience for Guests

Tuesday August 16, 2022

New ordering system enables diners to earn Frequent Diner Club Points and redeem Reward Dollars and Gift Cards on carryout and delivery orders for the first-time CHICAGO, IL (AUGUST 16, 2022) – Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants and DoorDash are excited to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership with Storefront, DoorDash’s online ordering platform. This new technology has […]

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The Gin Commission Opening in Lincoln Park this Weekend

Tuesday June 21, 2022

The Gin Commission – an intimate, gin-focused cocktail bar from Lettuce Entertain You is opening Saturday, June 25 in the lower level of Quality Crab & Oyster Bah (1962 N. Halsted) in Lincoln Park.  The Gin Commission will be open Fridays and Saturdays and offer a curated list of more than 50 gins from around […]

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SUMMER HOUSE ON THE LAKE TO OPEN AT DISNEY SPRINGS IN FLORIDA IN 2023

Friday June 3, 2022

Summer House will open a new location called “Summer House on the Lake” in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.  “Lettuce Entertain You is thrilled to be working with Disney to bring Summer House to Disney Springs,” says R.J. Melman, President of Lettuce Entertain You. “Disney is a company […]

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BEATRIX NOW OPEN IN THE LOOP 

Thursday June 2, 2022

This marks the fifth Chicagoland location for the neighborhood coffeehouse and restaurant Beatrix, the neighborhood coffeehouse, restaurant and meeting place from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, is now open in the Loop at 155 N. Wacker Dr. This is Beatrix’s first full-service location in the Loop and the fifth of its kind. The concept was created […]

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RPM Italian Now Open in Las Vegas

Wednesday May 18, 2022

The Modern Italian Restaurant by Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants and Giuliana and Bill Rancic  RPM Italian is now open on the Las Vegas Strip at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. The restaurant, from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant partners R.J., Jerrod and Molly Melman and celebrity couple Giuliana and Bill Rancic, is the first Las […]

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Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants to Open its First Restaurant in West Palm Beach, Florida

Friday April 8, 2022

RPM Italian will open at Phillips Point in early 2023 Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants will open its first location in West Palm Beach, Florida with RPM Italian. Positioned on the first floor of Phillips Point, this upcoming expansion marks the fourth location of RPM Italian and will be the seventh in the RPM brand of […]

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The Omakase Room at Sushi-san

Monday February 7, 2022

Master Sushi Chef Kaze Chan to bring a unique omakase experience to Chicago Master Sushi Chef Kaze Chan and the team behind Sushi-san will bring a new omakase experience to Chicago with the opening of The Omakase Room at Sushi-san. Opening February 10 in Chicago’s River North, the ten-seat, 18-course omakase restaurant will showcase Chef […]

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2022 Windy City Smokeout Headliners

Tuesday December 14, 2021

Windy City Smokeout, the nation’s premier outdoor country music and BBQ festival will return to Chicago on August 4 – 7, 2022, outside the iconic United Center at 1901 W. Madison Street. Hosted by popular barbecue joint, Bub City, and ACM award-winning Joe’s Bar, Windy City Smokeout announced the headline music acts for the 2022 premier […]

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Rotisserie Ema Reopens in River North

Wednesday December 1, 2021

River North’s go-to spot for weekday lunch is back! Rotisserie Ema, a quick casual, self-serve restaurant is now open.   Guests can build their own lunch by selecting from several categories including greens and grains like herbed farro, basmati and lentils, mixed greens and more; the rotisserie including Pulled Sumac Chicken Lamb & Beef Kefta, Green Falafel and more; hot grains and sides like lemon dill […]

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The Bamboo Room at Three Dots and a Dash Returns to Chicago

Wednesday December 1, 2021

The team behind the award-winning Three Dots and a Dash from Lettuce Entertain You is reopening The Bamboo Room at Three Dots and Dash on Thursday, December 2. Originally opened in February 2019, The Bamboo Room is a 22-seat bar tucked inside Three Dots and a Dash and led by Beverage Director Kevin Beary and […]

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Coastal Soups is Back: Opening for Carryout and Delivery on Thursday, October 13

Thursday October 7, 2021

The to-go concept from the team behind Summer House returns to warm up Lincoln Park in Chicago and debuts in North Bethesda, Maryland. Coastal Soups, Summer House’s popular to-go concept, is returning to Chicago and making its debut in North Bethesda, on Thursday, October 13, just in time for the start of soup season! Coastal […]

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Sushi-san is Opening Its Second Chicago Location at Catalog in Willis Tower

Friday August 27, 2021

Sushi-san at Catalog in Willis Tower (233 S. Wacker Dr.) is opening for grab-and-go dining on Monday, August 30. The newest Sushi-san will offer their signature assortment of maki and nigiri, in addition to dishes unique to Willis Tower. Led by Master Sushi Chef Kaze Chan, both Sushi-san locations source the best ingredients from across the […]

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Beatrix to Open a New Location in The Loop Spring 2022

Thursday August 19, 2021

Beatrix, the neighborhood coffeehouse, restaurant and meeting place from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, will open in the Loop at 155 N. Wacker Dr. in Spring 2022. This will be Beatrix’s first location in the Loop and the fifth of its kind. The concept was created by Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants’ Founder Rich Melman, Executive Partner […]

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RPM Italian to Open in Las Vegas at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace

Monday August 2, 2021

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant partners R.J., Jerrod and Molly Melman and celebrity couple Giuliana and Bill Rancic are excited to announce RPM Italian will open in early 2022 at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. This will mark the sixth restaurant from the RPM brands including RPM Italian in Chicago and in Washington D.C., RPM Steak, RPM Seafood and RPM Events and the first for […]

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Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, Entertain Guests For 50 Years

Friday June 4, 2021

“I don’t want to be the biggest, I don’t want to be the richest, I don’t want to be the most well-known. I just want to be the best I can be.” – Rich Melman June 10, 2021: Chicago, IL – June ushers in a major milestone for Lettuce Entertain You, 50 years since its first restaurant, R.J. […]

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Aba is Coming to Bal Harbour Shops in Fall 2022

Monday May 24, 2021

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is excited to bring Aba to Bal Harbour Shops this Fall 2022. From Top Chef Alum CJ Jacobson and Executive Partner Marc Jacobs, Aba is a Mediterranean restaurant with a California-influence, known for its mezze-style menu. This will be the third location for Aba, with the first in Chicago’s Fulton Market and […]

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Windy City Smokeout Returns July 8 – 11, 2021

Thursday April 29, 2021

Windy City Smokeout, the nation’s premier outdoor country music and BBQ festival will return to Chicago on July 8-11, 2021, outside the iconic United Center at 1901 W. Madison Street.  Hosted by popular barbecue joint, Bub City, and ACM award-winning, Joe’s Bar, Windy City Smokeout will feature live performances from country music’s biggest names and […]

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