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Where to Eat in November: Gioia, Bambola, Chef’s Special, and More


November is prime gearing-up-for-the-holidays season, which for some means lots of kitchen prep, and for others means making lots of reservations for celebratory meals out.

For those in the latter camp, great news: The roster keeps growing of worthy spots in Chicago to check out as the weather gets colder and the holidays begin in earnest. From Bambola, which explores the culinary history of Asia’s Silk Road, to Armitage Ale House, a neighborhood pub boasting five different types of pot pie, here is your latest Resy Hit List — our monthly roundup of 10 spots you need on your dining radar right now. The chill is in the air, heavy coats are back, and we’re ready to be festive … and warm.