Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Where: 5 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, 630-571-1808

Owner: Chris Perry

ETA: November 2013

Because: “We do a table side chateuabriand. And our pork chop stands seven fingers high.” —Chris Perry

RPM Steak

Where: 60 W. Kinzie St.

Owners: R.J., Jerrod, and Molly Melman with Bill and Giuliana Rancic

ETA: February 2014

Because: “We think there’s room to do something slightly different and more modern.” —Jerrod Melman

Yet-Unnamed Venture

By Boka Restaurant Group and B. Hospitality Co.

Where: 1000 W. Fulton Market

Owners: Kevin Boehm, Rob Katz, Chris Pandel, John Ross, and Phillip Walters

ETA: Late 2014

Because: “I think Chicagoans are interested in steak houses produced by Chicagoans, and we don’t think that field is massive.” —Kevin Boehm