New restaurant A Mano in Chicago offers seasonal Italian cuisine. Décor elements include an exposed brick wall, oak floor and marble tabletops. Private areas are available in the lounge behind the bar and in the back of the dining room, with space for 30 to 60 guests. Menu items include handmade pasta such as pumpkin ravioli and pappardelle with braised wild boar. A gelato bar offers 18 flavors, including limoncello and olive oil. For more information, call 312/629-3500 or visit www.amanochicago.com.