Courtesy of Rich Melman and Matthew Kirkley, diners will meet a new young chef every few months when this spot takes over the L2O space February 4. First up: Top Chef contestant CJ Jacobson. Belden-Stratford, 2300 N. Lincoln Park West

Seven Lions

This new “American clubhouse” from Alpana Singh (Boarding House) should catch all the Millennium Park/Art Institute/Orchestra Hall traffic. 130 S. Michigan Ave.

Taus Authentic

The white gloves are off for Michael Taus (Zealous): You won’t see the trappings of upscale dining at his relaxed farm-to-table digs in Wicker Park. 1846 W. Division St.