Maude's Liquor Bar - Chicago
Gilt Bar owner Brendan Sodikoff's onto his second project, this time in the West Loop. Maude's promises to bring a laid-back Parisian vibe to an area known best for upscale dining. He's calling it a "French dive bar," which may sound pretentious, but we expect big things from the former corporate chef from Lettuce Entertain You. . .