Mayor Lightfoot Urges People To Wear Masks At Restaurants To Help Keep Them Open, Save LivesWith COVID-19 cases on the rise in Chicago and statewide, and many restaurants struggling to survive, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Sunday reminded Chicagoans about the importance of wearing masks.
Chicago Restaurant Owners Skeptical About Outdoor Dining Designs: 'It's Not Our Savior'"It's not practical. How do you invest money you don't have into all these things?"
City Ordering Bars, Restaurants To Close At MidnightMayor Lori Lightfoot is ordering all bars, breweries, and restaurants that serve liquor to close at midnight, in an effort to further curb the spread of COVID-19 in Chicago.
Lightfoot Proposes Health And Safety Ratings For Restaurants In Wake Of COVID-19Now the Chicago mayor's office is proposing all businesses in Chicago get a health and safety rating you could check first in the wake of the coronavirus. 
Bars And Restaurants Pledge To Follow COVID-19 Capacity Rules Ahead Of July 4th WeekendFor many bars that just opened last weekend, July 4th weekend is the big test. It will be a challenge controlling long lines when when social distancing amid COVId-19 tends to vanish. 
With Restaurants Reopening, Co-Owner Of Alinea Group Wants Better Government Health Guidance For COVID-19 PrecautionsThe man behind one of the most successful restaurant groups in Chicago has a request businesses rarely make – for more government regulation.
As Chicago Restaurants Reopen, Workers Have COVID-19 Concerns"It’s not like the virus has gone away. And when the server comes to take their order, I would expect people to keep their masks on."
Uptown Restaurant To Require Customers To Fill Out Forms For Potential COVID-19 Contact TracingYou’ll have to fill out some paperwork before you sit down to eat at an acclaimed Chicago restaurant.
Stormy Weather Costs Restaurants That Are Already HurtingThe stormy weather is another hit to restaurant owners. With only outdoor seating allowed, some are seeing their profits dry up.
Some Restaurants And Shops Back Open For Business In Phase 3 Of Reopening, But With CautionChicagoans had a new option for dinner Wednesday night - patio dining at some restaurants was back open, and so were some stores.
Restaurants Try To Reopen Despite Damage And LootingLooting at restaurants during the weekend unrest means outside diners can expect to be staring at boarded up windows, but the goal at Miki's Park on Hubbard street is to make it feel normal and safe. 
Suburban Chicago Shops And Restaurants Open In Illinois' COVID-19 Phase 3"I think we are all adjusting and have learned there is a new normal."
COVID-19 Changes Coming Soon To A Chicago Business Near You"I just want to open the doors and welcome customers back."
With City Waiting Longer Than State To Reopen, Restaurateurs Look To Mayor Lightfoot For GuidanceChicago is keeping with the stay-at-home order until at least the beginning of June, even as other parts of the state get the green light for some degree of reopening as soon as later this week.
Chicago Plans To Let Businesses That Have Outdoor Seating ReopenLimited to takeout and delivery for months, some say city hall has the power to make reopening easier and staying open a reality for restaurants.