Famed sushi restaurant Nobu,which has earned the celebrity stamp of approval over the years,has finally announced when they will open their highly anticipated Chicago location this year. Nobu,which is financially backed by Robert De Niro among others,will finally open it’s Chicago location this October in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago,near serviced apartment rentals and other restaurants. The Japanese restaurant that sushi fans from around the world have been flocking to for a long time is also a hotel brand.
Located in the middle of Downtown Chicago‘s food district on Randolph Street,Nobu will occupy a 12,000 square foot building. Renderings released by the company show how the beautiful and high-end restaurant will be replicated in Chicago,and it looks outstanding. The hotel will feature the restaurant,and a rooftop sushi bar will round out the experience. In addition,a stone sushi bar will be prominently displayed for everyone to see.
Nobu Matsuhisa,the world famous chef,is known for many dishes,but most importantly,he is know for his miso black cod,rock shrimp tempura,and yellowtail sashimi with jalapeÃ±os. While it is currently unknown what the entire menu will feature,patrons who have been to one of the other 45 Nobu locations around the world will likely find something similar in the Chicago location.
Long anticipated,Chicago first heard word that Nobu was considering a location in the city in 2013. After getting some more of the details in place,many of Nobu’s most famous supporters and backers,including Robert De Niro,attended a ceremonial groundbreaking in 2016 to signify the start of the project. Though construction paused a few years ago for reasons that remain unclear,construction officially began again recently and will be finished up by the end of the year.