Category Retail

Chicago’s New Eataly Ran Out Of Food

People are going crazy for the new Eataly in Chicago — the 63,000-square-foot mega-supermarket that has 23 restaurants and more than 10,000 products on sale. Apparently, Chicagoans love it so much that Eataly Chicago is closed today because it ran out of food. Chicagoist posted an announcement (via 312 Dining Diva) that the Italian food […]

Mariano’s owner Roundy’s buying 11 Dominick’s stores

Milwaukee-based Roundy’s, owner of Mariano’s grocery stores, said Monday it is buying 11 Dominick’s stores in the Chicago area. The deal is worth $36 million. The stores are expected to be converted into Mariano’s within a month or two after the deal closes, expected in mid-December. Mariano’s currently has 13 locations in the Chicago area. […]

Eataly Chicago: Chef and entrepreneur Mario Batali introduces the new Eataly Chicago Italian market and eatery

Admit it: Thanksgiving festivities aside, a gigantic bowl of tagliatelle with clams, a couple of meatballs, a side of polenta and a robust, earthy red to wash it all down, sounds much better right about now, doesn’t it? Mario Batali bet his Crocs on it. Come Monday, the famously burly, sandled chef and a small […]