Restaurant Week wars begin

Whew! In a few short years, Chicago has gone from a city with no Restaurant Week to speak of to one with three different promotions, each lasting more than a week, giving Chicagoans plenty of chances at reasonably priced prix-fixe meals around town. There’s Chicago Restaurant Week, Chicago Originals Restaurant Week, and starting tonight, the newest of the bunch, The Local Tourist Restaurant Week. We know this sudden glut of choices can be a bit overwhelming to navigate, so we’ve cooked up a neat little table to help you make sense of it all. Happy eating!

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