The shiny new early-2011 edition of the Eater 38 dropped a couple days ago, and though the mappage covers both old standbys and neighborhood essentials across the city, the 38 is not a chronicle of the "it" places of the moment. That's where the Eater Heat Map comes in: This abbreviated list changes every month to always highlight where the foodie crowds are flocking to at the moment.
A flurry of major openings at the end of 2010 make this list almost entirely new: No surprise, then, that Little Bird, Grain & Gristle, St. Jack, Lucy's Original, Burnside Brewing Co., and Sizzle Pie have all made the cut.
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