Graham Elliot Closing, Reconcepting Restaurant

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    Graham Elliot is changing things up with his Chicago restaurants.

    One of Chicago's top restaurants is prepping for a makeover.

    Graham Elliot is closing his namesake River North restaurant on New Year's Eve in order to make way for a new concept, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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    Elliot told the newspaper he wants to do something "cool and different" with the new concept.

    The new restaurant will be in a "smaller, intimate setting," and will not be located at its current location at 217 W. Huron St.

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    Elliot also operates Graham Elliot Bistro on Randolph Street. He closed his casual eatery Grahamwich shop earlier this year.