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5 new Chicago spots for brunch

Morso's “Scotch Egg” made of duck sausage, chard slaw and tomato remoulade. (Photo: jamco new media)

Morso's Scotch egg made of duck sausage, with chard slaw and tomato remoulade. (Photo by jamco new media.)

With the arrival of fall, comes a slew of new brunch-focused spots serving homey and filling fare, but none is more exciting than Lincoln Park’s Morso, an ambitious project from Gaztro-wagon’s Matt Maroni. Made famous for his tireless efforts behind Chicago’s food truck movement, Maroni already has a strong foodie following for a rotating menu of naan-wiches.

And we suspect that he already has a hit on his hands with the just-opened resto located next door to the Park West. Seats in the upstairs lounge are going to be especially hard to get once the chill hits, and that’s specifically because there’s a wood-burning fireplace at the center of the room.

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