CHICAGO Celebrity chef Rick Bayless this week opened XOCO, his first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED-certified, green restaurant, in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The restaurant, which offers Mexican street food in a fast-casual setting, is housed in a 2,800-square-foot building that features low-VOC paint, recycled wood, Energy Star roofing and appliances, and fluorescent and LED lighting. Designed by Farr Associates, a Chicago-based firm that ...

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