Furious Spoon

Opening February 18

A trend by any other name is ramen. Shin Thompson intends to join a string of serious chefs who have tossed their ladles into the Japanese noodle pot. 1571 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Labriola Ristorante & Café

Open now

That trail of breadcrumbs on the Mag Mile leads to Rich Labriola’s next—and most ambitious—venture. Think restaurant, café, bar, and, of course, fresh bread. 535 N. Michigan Ave.

Virgin Hotel

Open now

With three restos—the Commons Club, Miss Ricky’s, and Two Zero Three—run by Rick Gresh (David Burke’s Primehouse) at this new inn, guests may not ever make it to their rooms. 203 N. Wabash Ave.