— by Ashok Selvam: Understandably, the buzz surrounding the opening of Nobu Chicago has been muted. Ownership, a team that includes Robert De Niro, announced intentions to expand to the Midwest in 2013, bringing the Japanese restaurant that attracts celebrities in New York and LA to Chicago. Now seven years later, Nobu finds itself searching for relevancy as the pandemic has rewritten the rules for restaurants since March..,

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