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Time Out Market In West Loop Reopens This Month With New Chef Lineup

The sprawling food hall will bring back familiar faces as well as new chefs when it reopens June 17.

Time Out Market, 916 W. Fulton Market, reopens June 17.
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FULTON MARKET — After closing its doors a second time amid a coronavirus surge last fall, Time Out Market Chicago will officially reopen later this month.

The sprawling food hall at 916 W. Fulton Market will offer diners dishes from new and returning restaurants including Urbanbelly and Dos Urban Cantina when it reopens June 17.

“We can’t wait to invite our guests back to rediscover the flavor, heart and creativity of the city,” Sumindi Peiris, chief marketing officer of Time Out Group, said in a statement. 

“We have closely collaborated with our renowned and locally loved chefs and restaurateurs to capture the essence of Chicago’s award-winning dining scene and bring it to life, in an inspiring manner, under one roof,” Peiris said.

In fall 2019, the 53,000-square-foot hall debuted with 18 vendors and three bars. In March 2020, Time Out Market closed the food hall ahead of the stay-at-home order.

RELATED: Sprawling Time Out Market Bringing 18 Restaurants, 3 Bars To New Fulton Market Food Hall

Last fall when it reopened, several vendors did not return, including Jimmy Bannos Jr. of Purple Pig, embattled chef Abe Conlon of Fat Rice, Thai Dang of HaiSous, John Manion of El Che Steakhouse, Band of Bohemia and Zoe Schor of Split-Rail.

Here’s a full lineup of food vendors:

  • Arami — restaurateur Ty Fujimura returns with traditional and contemporary Japanese dishes.
  • Bill Kim Ramen Shop — chef Kim brings a new ramen eatery for Time Out Market-goers.
  • Brian Fisher — the James Beard Foundation semifinalist returns with his take on Chicago classics. 
  • Candlelite — Rogers Park pizza tavern offers a variety of classic pizzas.
  • Cleo’s Southern Cuisine — chef and owner Kristen Ashley’s will bring her Bronzeville restaurant’s Southern comfort food with a Creole twist to Time Out.
  • Dos Urban Cantina — husband-and-wife team Brian and Jennifer Jones Enyart return with “Mexican staples with contemporary flavors.”
  • Mini Mott — chef Edward Kim returns with his signature burger
  • Pisolino — chef James De Marte serves pasta dishes including “orecchiette with spicy sausage, bolognese lasagna and linguine vongole.”
  • Shawn Michelle’s — the Bronzeville-based shop brings classic and unique homemade ice cream flavors to Fulton Market.
  • Soul & Smoke — acclaimed chef D’Andre Carter brings “slow-smoked, barbecued and braised meats” to the food hall.
  • Urbanbelly — chef Bill Kim brings casual Asian cuisine including “edamame dumplings, katsu udon noodle soup and a spicy Thai basil leaf bowl with aromatic jasmine rice.”

In addition to the 11 vendors, the market will have three bars including Tony’s Rooftop Bar, named after Time Out’s founder, the late Tony Elliott. 

Time Out Market Chicago will be open Wednesday through Sunday. Some vendors will open as early as 8 a.m. for breakfast.

The bars will be open until 11 p.m. on weeknights and until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. The bars will close at 10 p.m. on Sundays.

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