1. Ovie at Ogilvie Transports Train Station Dining

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    “Glamorous cross-country train travel might still exist only in movies, but Ovie Bar & Grill, on the ground floor of the Ogilvie Transportation Center, almost can make you feel you’re about to catch the 20th Century Limited. (Where’s my cute little overnight case, again?) For a restaurant in a Metra station, that’s pretty good.” -Crains …[Continue Reading]

  2. Think Tasty Interview with Chef Mark Chmielewski

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    If you’re in Chicago and looking for a wonderful dining experience – whether a leisurely dinner or an on-the-go lunch – you absolutely cannot miss Ovie Bar and Grill! Located directly underneath the Ogilvie Transportation center, Ovie can provide for any and all of your dining needs; whether you’re looking for an intimate meal in …[Continue Reading]

  3. Splash

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    Chef Mark Chmielewski abides by the philosophy that less is more. But his new restaurant, Ovie, is anything but minimal. Housed in Ogilvie Transportation Center, the spot encompasses white-tablecloth dining, martinis, grab-and-go sandwiches, a happy hour wine bar and a soon-to-open banquet room. The native New Yorker took inspiration from the commuter experience in the …[Continue Reading]

  4. Thrillist

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    If someone told you there was a new restaurant near the train, your first thought would likely be, “I hope they play more than ‘Drops of Jupiter’ while I eat. Just kidding, of course. I hope they only play ‘Drops of Jupiter”‘, only to be overcome with sadness that you won’t be meeting Virginia at …[Continue Reading]

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    Eater

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    The Ogilvie Transportation Center, already home to the Chicago French Market and more, is set to welcome another spot for commuters to relax with Ovie Bar & Grill. The 13,000 square foot establishment will open on Oct. 22 and include a raw bar, grab-and-go lunch express, full bar featuring specialty cocktails and an extensive wine …[Continue Reading]

  6. Crain’s

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    Ogilvie Transportation Center will soon welcome its newest tenant to the MetraMarket, Ovie Bar & Grill. Executive Chef Mark Chmielewski, formerly of Smith & Wollensky, is putting together a seasonally influenced menu with a Mediterranean base and a focus on contemporary styling, a news release said. Chmielewski’s dishes, which will range from $10 to $30, will feature …[Continue Reading]

  7. UrbanDaddy

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    You know you’ve made it in this world when they name an important building after you. And when they name a restaurant after the building. And when they name a martini after the restaurant. So… congratulations, Richard B. Ogilvie, 35th governor of Illinois. Your time has come. Welcome to Ovie Bar & Grill in the …[Continue Reading]