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Don’t Worry, Eat Happy: Happy Camper Pizza is Now Open at Fashion Show Las Vegas

Thursday February 1, 2024

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants Partners with Happy Hospitality to Bring Good Vibes and Hand-tossed Pizza to the Las Vegas Strip The Happiest Place in Sin City hits the Las Vegas Strip! Happy Camper Pizza, is now open at the Fashion Show Las Vegas (3200 Las Vegas Blvd S.) just in time to celebrate National Pizza […]

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SUMMER HOUSE ON THE LAKE IS NOW OPEN AT DISNEY SPRINGS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD® RESORT

Thursday December 14, 2023

Lettuce Entertain You’s California-inspired restaurant breezes into Central Florida  Summer House on the Lake has officially opened its doors at Disney Springs® West Side at Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida. It’s summer all year round at the newest restaurant by Lettuce Entertain You, where coastal-chic vibes, a California-inspired menu, and the brand’s first-ever “Cookie […]

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Summer House Now Open At Durango Casino & Resort In Las Vegas

Tuesday December 5, 2023

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants’ First Expansion Off-Strip  It’s summer all year long at Summer House, the California-style restaurant from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants. Located at the newly opened Durango Casino & Resort in Las Vegas, the opening marks the third Summer House location with others in Chicago, IL and North Bethesda, MD, and the first […]

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Four Exciting Things To Expect From Summer House On The Lake Coming Soon To Disney Springs

Tuesday November 14, 2023

Summer House on the Lake is sharing exclusive details on what to expect from its newest location opening this winter at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, from the restaurant’s first-ever “Cookie Bar” to its signature Rosé Cart, and more. Summer House on the Lake will be the fourth location of the […]

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Ticket to Tulum: El Segundo Sol at Fashion Show Las Vegas Debuts A New Look And A New Menu

Friday September 29, 2023

Lettuce Entertain You’s Mexican Mainstay Now Serving Fresh Flavors and Coastal Vibes on the Las Vegas Strip El Segundo Sol has unveiled a new look and new menu designed to transport guests to the Mexican coast. After more than 13 years of dishing out authentic Mexican cuisine on the Las Vegas Strip, Lettuce Entertain You […]

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ĒMA OPENING IN GLENVIEW IN EARLY SUMMER 2024

Wednesday June 21, 2023

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants Brings Mediterranean & California-Inspired Fare to Chicago’s North Shore Ēma, the Mediterranean and California-inspired restaurant from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants will open in Glenview, located on Patriot Blvd and East Lake Ave., in Summer 2024. This marks the second location for Ēma, with the first originating in Chicago’s River North neighborhood in […]

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Three Dots and a Decade: Award-Winning Cocktail Bar Three Dots and a Dash Celebrates 10 Years

Tuesday May 30, 2023

Beverage Director Kevin Beary and Team are Ringing in a new Decade With a Specialty Menu and a Blowout Bash Featuring a Lineup of Acclaimed Bartenders from Around the World This year, Three Dots and a Dash – the speakeasy-style take on a tropical island bar in downtown Chicago from Lettuce Entertain You – is […]

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Summer House to Open at Durango Casino & Resort in Las Vegas

Monday May 22, 2023

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is excited to announce it’s bringing its popular California-inspired restaurant Summer House out west for the first time when it opens late fall at the new Durango Casino & Resort in southwest Las Vegas.  At Summer House, it’s summer all year long where the warm California spirit combines with seasonal, market-driven […]

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Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants Named Official Food and Beverage Partner of NASCAR Chicago Street Race Weekend

Friday May 19, 2023

Chicago-Based Restaurant Group to Offer Custom Menus from Signature Brands including RPM Restaurants at the President’s Paddock Club for Premium Race Weekend Experience NASCAR announced a new partnership with Chicago-based restaurant group Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants (Lettuce), who will feature tailored menus from some of Chicago’s best restaurants during the Chicago Street Race Weekend. As […]

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Miru is Now Open at the New St. Regis Chicago

Thursday May 18, 2023

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants’ debuts a modern Japanese-inspired restaurant, the first of two dining options at the new hotel in downtown Chicago Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is excited to announce that Miru (401 E. Wacker Dr., 11th Fl.) at the new St. Regis Chicago is now open. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch […]

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Happy Camper Pizza is Set to be the Happiest Place on the Las Vegas Strip Coming this Fall 

Wednesday May 17, 2023

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants will partner with Happy Hospitality to Bring Good Vibes and Hand-tossed Pizza to The Strip Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is excited to collaborate with Chicago-based restaurant group, Happy Hospitality to bring their signature pizza restaurant and bar, Happy Camper Pizza, to Las Vegas this fall at the Fashion Show Mall (3200 […]

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WINDY CITY SMOKEOUT ANNOUNCES A STELLAR 2023 BBQ LINEUP

Wednesday April 26, 2023

ACM’S “Festival of the Year” Returns to Chicago July 13-16 with 30 of the World’s Best Pitmasters Windy City Smokeout, the nation’s premier outdoor country music and BBQ festival, returns to Chicago’s iconic United Center (1901 W. Madison Street) on July 13-16, 2023. The two-time winner of the Academy of Country Music Awards “Festival of […]

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The Oakville Grill & Cellar Opens Tuesday, April 25 in Chicago’s Fulton Market

Monday April 24, 2023

Chef Max Robbins and Wine Director Richard Hanauer bring a taste of Napa Valley to Chicago Reservations are now live for The Oakville Grill & Cellar opening Tuesday, April 25 in the Fulton Market District. The restaurant is a new concept from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants and brings the ethos of Napa Valley to Chicago. […]

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The Bamboo Room at Three Dots and a Dash Introduces a New Innovative Menu

Tuesday April 4, 2023

From the team behind Three Dots and a Dash, The Bamboo Room Shows Why They are the “Ones to Watch” The Bamboo Room at Three Dots and a Dash, the award-winning rum bar named the ‘One to Watch’ in the first-ever North American 50 Best Bars Awards in 2022, is continuing to evolve, unveiling a […]

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The Oakville Grill & Cellar, a new concept from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, will open spring 2023 in Fulton Market District

Tuesday February 28, 2023

Chef Max Robbins and Wine Director Richard Hanauer are bringing a taste of Napa Valley to Chicago The Oakville Grill & Cellar, which aims to bring the ethos of Napa Valley to Chicago’s Fulton Market District (163 N. Green St.), will open this spring. The Oakville Grill & Cellar, from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, will […]

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Ramen-san in Lincoln Park Is Opening Today, Friday, February 24

Friday February 24, 2023

Reservations for Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants’ Ramen-san are now live Lettuce Entertain You’s Ramen-san opens its doors today, Friday, February 24 in Lincoln Park at 1962 N. Halsted St. The restaurant will serve lunch and dinner for dine-in, carryout and delivery service seven days a week. This is the fourth location of the popular noodle […]

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WINDY CITY SMOKEOUT RETURNS JULY 13-16, 2023 FOR ITS TENTH ANNIVERSARY, FEATURING A STAR-STUDDED LINEUP

Monday February 6, 2023

Festival Weekend Headliners Include Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, and Zach Bryan Windy City Smokeout, the nation’s premier outdoor country music and BBQ festival, returns to Chicago’s iconic United Center (1901 W. Madison Street) on July 13-16, 2023. The two-time winner of the Academy of Country Music Awards “Festival of the Year,” the […]

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Lettuce Entertain You Reveals the Two Restaurants Coming to the St. Regis Chicago

Thursday December 15, 2022

Miru from Chef Hisanobu Osaka will open first in the Spring 2023 followed by Tre Dita from Chef Evan Funke Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is excited to reveal more details about the two restaurants that will be opening at the highly-anticipated St. Regis Chicago. The first restaurant, Miru (pronounced mē-rōō) from Executive Chef Hisanobu Osaka will […]

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Coming soon: The SAN restaurants are opening in Lincoln Park

Thursday December 8, 2022

Lettuce Entertain You’s Ramen-san and Sushi-san will debut in Lincoln Park in 2023 We are excited to share that Lettuce Entertain You’s Ramen-san and Sushi-san will both be opening in Lincoln Park in 2023 with Ramen-san (1962 N. Halsted St.) coming early 2023 and Sushi-san (1948 N. Halsted St.) in late 2023. “We are excited […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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, Entertaining 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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