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600 W. Chicago Ave.

Renowned “Iron Chef” Masaharu Morimoto brings his many talents to the revamped Japonais restaurant, which has been made over with walnut tabletops and an open kitchen. A full sushi bar complements a menu of small plates from hamachi tacos to steamed foie gras oysters and new East-meets-West flavors. His omakase menus are especially over the top and in good hands with executive chef Hisanobu Osaka, who worked with Morimoto for eight years.