Lee Wolen Opens Somerset at the Latest Viceroy Hotel and More Chef News in the Midwest
In Chicago, Boka Restaurant Group cut the tape on its highly anticipated Somerset in the Viceroy Hotel, featuring contemporary American cuisine by Lee Wolen; they’re also adding a rooftop bar, Devereaux, on the 18th floor. The folks behind Celeste and Black Bull branched out to West Town with Beatnik, featuring internationally inspired food by Marcos Campos. The Delta brings a taste of the Mississippi Delta to Wicker Park this weekend. Matthias Merges (Billy Sunday) is teaming up with Graham Elliot to open Gideon Sweet in the West Loop’s former Graham Elliot Bistro space. October 7 marks the final day for Tru. Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises is turning the Pump Room into Booth One, a modern American restaurant.
In Detroit, PizzaPlex is a new Neapolitan pizzeria and cafe in Southwest Detroit. New Center welcomed Avalon Cafe & Biscuit Bar.