Chicago’s restaurants and confined abide to attack for adaptation in the face of the advancing communicable and its banking fallout. Restaurant owners acquire to argue with advancing hire and account payments, and are grappling with the realities of accommodation restrictions in spaces with awkward dining apartment and kitchens. Meanwhile, workers face difficult decisions apropos their careers, abeyant acknowledgment to COVID-19 from colleagues and patrons, and the ambiguous attributes of this moment in the accommodation industry above the country.
Below, Eater is cataloging abiding restaurant closures in Chicago. If you apperceive of a restaurant, bar, or added aliment enactment that has assuredly bankrupt aback the alpha of the pandemic, amuse email [email protected] We will abide to amend this post.
Lakeview: Adjacency sports bar Schoolyard Alehouse & Barbecue served its final beers on Sunday, buying writes in a Twitter thread. “Covid has been a annihilative force to so abounding lives, families, friendships, and livelihoods. We acquire all acquainted the sting, some of us worse than others,” the tweets read. “When we abutting Sunday evening. It will be the aftermost time we lock the doors as Schoolyard Tavern. Unfortunately, aggravating to run a sports bar in this new absoluteness is aloof not sustainable.” Four Corners accommodation group, Schoolyard’s aboriginal founders, awash the bar to the owners of Links Taproom in 2018.
Lincoln Park: Aggressive Latin American restaurant Mundano from chef Ross Henke (Quiote) is assuredly closed. The restaurant, affected to patio and takeout was one of the 2020’s best advancing openings. Buying bankrupt in September, aloof eight months afterwards its February debut. Henke approved to draw afflatus from Latin American cuisine with items like agreeable churros, but additionally chip genre-defying options like Chinese dan dan noodles with lamb chorizo. He additionally brought in aloft Quiote aide Trista Baker, who co-founded the Restaurant Culture Association, to advice actualize a advantageous and candid workplace.
Lincoln Square/Ravenswood: Beat North Ancillary gastropub Fountainhead is appointed to assuredly abutting on November 14 afterwards added than a decade. Fountainhead was an aboriginal adopter of the gastropub archetypal in Chicago, and approved that abundant bar aliment didn’t acquire to be fried. Admitting buying accustomed a Payroll Protection Program (PPP) accommodation in the spring, the business hasn’t been operating at a acceptable level, Jon Putman, the bar’s administrator of restaurant operations. Fountainhead Market, the retail ancillary of the business that appearance wine, beer, spirits, snacks, and added for carryout and delivery, will abide accessible indefinitely.
Rogers Park: Accidental adjacency bar and restaurant Pub 626 is assuredly closed, according to Block Club Chicago. Buying attributes the cease to pandemic-era mandates that cap the cardinal of barter accustomed inside, autograph on Facebook that it was ultimately absurd to abstain shutting down. It opened in 2015 in the amplitude aforetime alive by Bullhead Cantina.
Old Town: Italian-style bite boutique BomboBar bears a ample “available space” assurance alfresco its breadth at 1529 N. Wells Street. Aboriginal opened in 2019, it was Chicago’s added BomboBar breadth from the accumulation abaft Bar Siena in West Loop. It was accepted for its bombolini, or hole-free Italian doughnuts, forth with Instagram-friendly desserts, burgers, and more. Reps acquire not yet responded to a appeal for added information. The amplitude aforetime housed Buzz Bait Taqueria.
Ravenswood: The windows at accidental Mexican restaurant Erick’s Tacos on Lawrence acquire been blood over and its buzz cardinal has been disconnected. It’s additionally listed as “closed” on Yelp. Admirers over the years acquire accustomed accelerated account and affordable prices aback it opened in 2006.
River North: Wild and absurd Miami acceptation Barton G. is assuredly closed, according to the restaurant’s website. “After accurate consideration, we affliction to acquaint you of the abiding cease of Barton G. Chicago due to difficulties accompanying to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the advertisement reads. Accepted for over-the-top drinks and dishes — like a four-foot alpine ice chrism cone that fabricated a big burst on Instagram — Barton G. aboriginal opened in Chicago in February 2019. Locations in Miami Beach and Los Angeles abide open.
River North: European-style restaurant, catering, and wine boutique the Artisan Cellar will assuredly abutting on Wednesday afterwards 22 years central the Merchandise Mart, according to client Philip Bernstein. “The aggregate of the burghal and accompaniment imposed lockdowns abiding for months fabricated the bearing of any actual banknote breeze all-important to pay capital alternating bills impossible, with no abatement in sight, and abridgement of any accuracy in agreement of what new regulations may be imposed by these authoritative entities in both the abreast appellation and continued term,” Bernstein writes in an email.
River North: Famed civic alternation Ruth’s Chris Steak House has briefly bankrupt its Dearborn Artery location, according to a assurance in restaurant’s window. The assurance tells barter to adjustment from the chain’s burghal locations. Added locations above the country are additionally listed as briefly closed. Ancestor aggregation Ruth’s Accommodation Accumulation was about criticized for accepting two abstracted $10 actor Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans in the spring, abnormally afterwards the federal government appear that it had run out of the $349 billion set abreast to abutment baby businesses during the pandemic. The aggregation alternate the funds in backward April.
The Loop: Burghal Polish atom Pierogi Heaven has burst the buzz cardinal for its Wells Artery breadth and is listed as “closed” on Yelp. Hailed as one of Chicago’s adopted pierogi purveyors, the restaurant served burghal workers and neighbors for a decade. Buying has not yet responded to a appeal for added information.
Arlington Heights: Iconic burghal broil boutique Arlington Cake Box Bakery is assuredly bankrupt afterwards 71 years, according to the Daily Herald. Co-owners and spouses Karen and Paul Gardner acquire looked for a client for a while afterwards success, so aback the bakery’s charter was up in the Westgate Park & Boutique center, the brace absitively not to renew. They plan to bargain off accessories abutting month. Karen Gardner’s grandparents aboriginal opened the bakery in 1949.
Norwood Park: Family-owned burghal Irish atom Mo Daileys Pub & Grille was bankrupt and awash to a new freeholder in aboriginal June, according to a Facebook post. “It is with a blessed and apprehensive affection that we advertise the auction and closing of Mo Daileys Pub & Grille,” the column reads. “After 9 years actuality in Norwood Park, we, the Dailey Family, acquire absitively to move on to added agitative adventures and endeavors! “
Lakeview/West Loop: Both Chicago locations of London-based coffee alternation Department of Coffee and Amusing Affairs are bankrupt and acquire entered liquidation, according to Big Hospitality. The Lakeview cafe, aboriginal opened in 2017, was the company’s aboriginal breadth alfresco of England.
Logan Square: Capital barbecue restaurant Fat Willy’s Rib Shack will authority its final day of account on Sunday, September 27 afterwards about 20 years in business. It’s amid abreast the Regal Burghal North cine amphitheater — now shut bottomward for months because of the communicable — so the restaurant absent the beck of athirst filmgoers that gobbled bottomward its accepted pork racks. Client and chef Bo Fowler (Owen & Engine) fabricated appear the cease on Facebook. Owen & Engine charcoal bankrupt during the pandemic, but buying hopes to reopen in the future.
Ravenswood: The North Ancillary breadth of Mexican coffee house-style atom La Catedral Alehouse and Restaurant is assuredly bankrupt afterwards bristles years, according to a bulletin in the window of the Western Avenue space. The agenda attributes the cease to the pandemic. The restaurant’s aboriginal Little Village breadth charcoal open.
River North: Famed deep-dish pizza alternation Gino’s East and first-floor brewpub Gino’s Brewing Co. are assuredly bankrupt in the aloft LaSalle Power Co., an agent accepted on the phone. The amplitude is actuality liquidated. It opened at 500 N. La Salle Artery in backward 2014 and the aggregation transitioned the arena akin amplitude to serve beer and host alive comedy. The architecture was ahead home to Michael Jordan’s Restaurant, the icon’s aboriginal establishment, which lasted from 1993 to 1999. Gino’s River North breadth was originally above the artery in a now-demolished architecture that was already a Planet Hollywood.
River North: Afterwards about bisected a century, burghal steakhouse Lawry’s the Prime Rib will assuredly abutting at the end of 2020. The cease is a aftereffect of a charter expiration, the pandemic, and contempo civilian unrest, buying told the Tribune, and adjoining gastropub SideDood will additionally shutter. The restaurant has operated out of the celebrated McCormick Mansion on Ontario Artery aback it aboriginal opened in 1974.
Rogers Park: Twisted Tapas, the globally-focused atom from a co-owner of the shuttered Twist tapas alehouse in Lakeview, will assuredly abutting on Sunday, September 27, according to a Facebook post. “COVID has destroyed this industry and we are addition casualty,” the column reads. “Thank you for 7 years. It has been grand.” Reservations are acerb encouraged for those who appetite to banquet at the restaurant afresh afore it closes.
Southport Corridor: Celebrated bar, bowling alley, and billiards anteroom Southport Lanes will assuredly abutting afterwards about a aeon on Sunday, September 27. Client Steve Soble, who has operated the bar aback 1991, said that the banking bearings is bottomless — he reopened the bar in July, but assurance restrictions acquire larboard him with a ancillary airing alehouse and bound bar aliment menu. He and ally can’t allow to accumulate Southport Lanes open. “We acquire been about aback 1902 and I’ve endemic it aback 1991, so I would say we’ve had a absolutely acceptable run,” Soble says. “It’s sad, but I achievement bodies appear in and adore it one aftermost time to bless what we had.”
Evanston: Motorcycle-themed Italian restaurant La Macchina is assuredly bankrupt in the suburbs, Evanston Patch reported. It aboriginal opened in 2013, and was advised to accomplish diners feel as if they had been aerated abroad on a cruise to Rome or Capri, according to its website.
Evanston: Burghal bakery and coffee boutique Unicorn Alehouse is assuredly bankrupt afterwards about 30 years, according to Evanston Patch. Client Jessica Donnelly, who has operated the alehouse aback 2015, told the Daily Northwestern that she has developed “disappointed and disillusioned” with her borough government as she’s watched bounded and civic chains like Colectivo Coffee, Starbucks, Peet’s, and others appear to boss the burghal area. She declared the breadth as the affliction abode for any baby business to advance and accomplish due to abridgement of support, apparently from bounded officials.
North Center: Thin-crust pizza atom and adjacency bar Big Bricks is assuredly bankrupt afterwards eight years, according to a Facebook post. It was from the aggregation abaft shuttered Lincoln Park pizzeria Bricks, and featured a ample alfresco patio. “The absolute agents extends its centermost acknowledgment for your years of support, laughs, and friendship,” buying wrote on amusing media. “We cannot acknowledge you enough!!”
The Loop: Accepted burghal hot dog angle U.B. Dogs is assuredly bankrupt afterwards a decade, buying wrote in a Facebook column Sunday. “While it break our hearts to advertise our abiding closure, we capital to booty the time and appropriately acknowledge our barter and ancestors for their abutment over these aftermost 10 years,” the column reads. “Unfortunately, it’s time for us to end this chapter.” The atom was accepted for accomplished hot dogs — alignment from acceptable Chicago-style to “Joey dogs” topped with fries, garlic-wasabi aioli, and Tabasco booze — as able-bodied as abundant burgers and fries. The Tribune aboriginal appear this closure.
The Loop: Burghal aliment anteroom Wells Artery Bazaar will afresh abutting on Friday, September 18, aloof over two months afterwards it reopened in aboriginal July with a bound bell-ringer lineup. It was the aboriginal Chicago aliment anteroom to reopen for calm dining during the pandemic, anecdotic the cogent claiming an aerial virus poses in large, common dining and bubbler spaces. Wells Artery aboriginal opened in 2018, a allotment of Chicago’s aliment anteroom bang ushered in by Revival Aliment Anteroom in the Loop.
Wrigleyville: Beloved Wisconsin and Minnesota-friendly sports bar Redmond’s Ale House served its aftermost beers Saturday during the aboriginal Viking’s bold of the division afore closing permanently, according to a Facebook post. “There are not abundant words to accurate all the memories that acquire happened aural our walls or how abundant we will absolutely absence all of you,” the column reads. “Thank you for your patronage. Acknowledge you for your support. Aloof acknowledge you for actuality a allotment of Redmond’s.” A rental advertisement for the amplitude is currently accessible online. For bounded sports bar patrons, the accident is yet addition draft in a year of affecting closures.
Andersonville: Chef Jennifer Kim, Eater Chicago’s Chef of the Year in 2018, is assuredly closing her aggressive restaurant Passerotto afterwards three years. Kim’s anxious and all-embracing card drew access amid Korean and Italian cuisine, consistent in Michelin Bib Gourmand acceptance and a James Beard Best New Restaurant choice in 2019. A articulate apostle for change in the accommodation industry — awfully abounding with sexism, racism, and added forms of corruption and marginalization — Kim says she continues to appraise and accompany “a absolutely equitable, decentralized, community-centered restaurant/hospitality model.”
Gold Coast: Burghal steakhouse the Barbecue on the Alley, accepted for solid abstract like shrimp cocktail, steak tartare, and Key adhesive pie, is assuredly bankrupt on Michigan Avenue, according to a July WARN address (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act). The Barbecue on the Alleyway chain, which dates aback to 1984, operates added restaurants in California, Texas, and Florida.
Lakeview: A assurance in the window at Seattle-style atom Glaze Teriyaki Grill, 3112 N. Broadway, reads “Sorry we’re closed. Currently affective location…” The restaurant is from a New York City-based alternation with added locations in San Francisco. It aboriginal opened in Chicago in 2015.
The Loop: Burghal basic Ronny’s Aboriginal Chicago Steakhouse — aforetime Ronny’s Steak Palace — is assuredly bankrupt central the Thompson Centermost afterwards 57 years. The aftermost of the “cheap steak” restaurants, Ronny’s was a destination for those gluttonous an affordable meal: diners could apprehend an 8-ounce steak, salad, garlic toast, and broiled potato for $9.99. A aggregation of investors aboriginal opened the restaurant in 1963.
Wicker Park: A new client at abominable late-night accoutrement Flat Iron affairs to reconcept the Milwaukee Avenue atom as a music venue, according to Block Club Chicago. Bourbon on Division client Jun Lin bought the business in backward August, abundant to the agitation of some longtime staffers who had approved to acquirement Flat Iron several times. They feel aloft client Nick Novich never actively advised affairs it to them. The amplitude ahead housed alive music breadth the Note, which bankrupt in 2008.
Willow Springs: Burghal Italian restaurant Greco’s is assuredly bankrupt afterwards 30 years, according to a Facebook post. “It is never accessible to say goodbye, and it is abnormally difficult aback there can be no hugs, addicted farewells, or commons shared” co-owners Carmalee Greco Kipnis and Michele Greco write. “For this abridgement of closure, we are acutely sorry. We are grateful, however, to acquire served you and appear to apperceive you.”
Lakeview: “For lease” signs adhere in the window of Indian restaurant Khyber Pass’ Halsted Artery spot, and its website now abandoned lists an Oak Park location. The Lakeview restaurant aboriginal opened in 2015, and offered alive ball on weekends.
South Loop: Badger-friendly sports bar Kroll’s South Loop will assuredly abutting its doors at the end of the summer division afterwards 15 years in business, buying wrote in a Facebook column on Thursday. “Unfortunately, the contest of 2020 and the restrictions placed on our business acquire now become too abundant for us to overcome,” the column reads. “The accountability of operating beneath the accepted altitude is too abundant and, appear fall, will be absurd to abide beneath the accepted calm accommodation restrictions of 50 patrons.”
West Town: In addition dosa downer, Art of Dosa is activity on hiatus. The restaurant has operated as a deliver-only apparition kitchen, but in December 2019 it opened its aboriginal public-facing location, central Revival Aliment Anteroom in the Loop. Now, operations will cease afterwards actuality accidentally affected from their West Town kitchen amplitude by their landlord. They plan on reopened aback at Revival Aliment Hall, but there’s no date.
Arlington Heights: Family-owned burghal athletic Thai Little Home assuredly bankrupt in April afterwards added than 40 years so its owners could retire, according to a Facebook post. Admirers caked into the comments breadth to allotment memories four decades of memories at the restaurant, and alike acid for recipes.
Around Town: International grab-and-go sandwich alternation Pret a Manger, a accurate admired amid abounding appointment workers who already affective cafeteria downtown, has bankrupt about all its Chicago locations due to the coronavirus pandemic. A University of Chicago boutique charcoal as the aftermost bounded evidence of the U.K.-based company. The aggregation has apparent an 87 percent bead in sales, Restaurant Business Online appear in backward July.
Lincoln Park: The Armitage and Sheffield breadth of Le Pain Quotidien is bankrupt and has big “for lease” signs blind in its windows. In May, the disturbing bakery and alehouse alternation awash all of its 98 U.S. locations to New York-based aggregation Aurify for $3 million. At the time, Aurify admiral said they planned to reopen at atomic 35 locations about the country.
South Loop: Italian restaurant Giglio’s Accompaniment Artery Alehouse now bears a “for lease” assurance in the window of its Accompaniment Artery location. Its ancestor company, Hitz Restaurant Group, had filed for defalcation on February, according to Restaurant Hospitality. In June, a federal cloister disqualified that the restaurant abandoned owes 75 percent of its hire during the communicable due to a Force Majeure, or “Act of God.” Buying has not responded to a appeal for added information.
Uptown: 3 Squares Diner, a abundance aliment atom central Uptown’s celebrated Lawrence House, is assuredly bankrupt “due to the acute covid regulations,” buying wrote in an email. Opened in 2018, it was from the association abaft accepted Logan Square breakfast restaurant Jam. The aggregation has addition activity in the works, so break acquainted for updates.
Tinley Park: Well-regarded south burghal seafood restaurant and ability bar Tin Fish is assuredly bankrupt due to COVID-19 afterwards about 18 years, according to the Tribune. The amplitude doesn’t acquire a patio and while the aggregation approved carryout, seafood doesn’t consistently biking well, accomplice Curtis Wierbicki told the Trib. Kitchen workers were anxious about infecting beforehand associates of their families. Aback two audience appear absolute tests, the ally aggregate agents and told them the restaurant was closing. Wierbicki and business accomplice Colin Turner aboriginal opened the restaurant in 2002.
Chatham: Harold’s Craven Shack #55 — the authorization breadth advised by abounding to be the best Harold’s in Chicago (the aforementioned atom fabricated acclaimed by Chance the Rapper) — assuredly bankrupt on July 31, the Tribune reported. Client Percy Billings, 78, aboriginal opened on 87th Artery at the Dan Ryan Expressway in 1992. He told the Trib that he approved to assignment with his landlords, but afterwards they aloft his hire by added than 40 percent and capital him to assurance a five-year lease, he cautiously bankrupt the restaurant. Billings additionally owns two aliment trucks, which he acclimated to celerity downtown, but a abridgement of workers and day-tripper in the breadth agency there aren’t abundant barter to accumulate the trucks running. He’s now absorption his absorption on his aftermost actual Harold’s location, the Accurate #55, amid at a Chatham gas station. Harold’s absurd craven with balmy booze is one of Chicago’s best iconic dishes. The booze — a specialty now of allegorical admeasurement — is built-in of the city’s South Side, imbuing brittle craven with a candied and appealing addition that’s kept locals and celebrities advancing aback for more.
River North: ‘90s-era ancestors dining destination Rainforest Cafe, perched on the bend of Ohio and Clark streets for 23 years, is assuredly closed, according to Block Club Chicago and assorted added media reports. Accepted for adorable kids (and their parents) with animatronic and alive animals, aquariums, and Cha! Cha!, the behemothic blooming frog luxuriating aloft the entrance, Rainforest Alehouse could be apparent as a forerunner to the contempo (pre-pandemic) trend of “experiential” dining. The bang comes a year beforehand than planned due to the bread-and-butter ramifications of the pandemic, acreage client Sean Conlon told Block Club. The alternation bankrupt its longtime Woodfield Mall breadth on January 1 aback its charter asleep in burghal Schaumburg.
South Loop: Blessed Chinese Kitchen on Cermak Road is listed as assuredly bankrupt on both Google and Yelp, and its buzz cardinal has been disconnected. The restaurant aboriginal opened in 2015.
The Loop: A for-lease assurance hangs in the window of an emptied Taco Burrito King amplitude at 405 S. Wells Artery and its buzz cardinal has been disconnected, admitting the breadth is still listed as “temporarily closed” on the bounded chain’s website. Buying has not yet responded to a appeal for added information. The aggregation operates a dozen added burghal and burghal restaurants.
West Loop: Longtime West Loop French restaurant La Sardine is assuredly bankrupt afterwards about 22 years. Accomplice and controlling chef Oliver Poilevey appear the cease in an Instagram column on August 14. Admitting Poilevey originally anticipation he’d be able to accumulate the restaurant open, a burst air conditioner and the $80,000 bill it incurred spelled the end of the line, he told the Tribune. Poilevey additionally operates Bucktown restaurant Le Bouchon, breadth he additionally owns the building.
Evanston: Capital burghal restaurant and wine bar the Stained Glass & the Cellar bankrupt Saturday afterwards added than two decades, buying appear in a Facebook post. The restaurant aboriginal opened in 1999. “We appetite to acknowledge all our guests and abnormally our audience who acquire accurate us for the aftermost 20 years,” the column reads. “The admirable bodies we acquire met and memories we acquire fabricated will break with us for the years to come.”
Albany Park: Peruvian steak and seafood atom Ay Ay Picante is assuredly closed, according to the restaurant’s manager. Founded in 2007, the restaurant featured alive Andean canal music and drew comestible afflatus from assorted after-effects of immigrants to Peru, from the Spanish to the Chinese. It was featured on Chicago PBS appearance Check Please! in 2013.
River North: Playful mid-day destination Brunch from Big Onion Accommodation (Fatpour Tap Works) assuredly bankrupt in June afterwards 10 years due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a account on the restaurant’s website. “This is NOT the aerial catastrophe we had in apperception — and a accommodation fabricated abandoned afterwards the abolishment of all added possibilities,” the account reads. “Unfortunately, however, the 3-month state-mandated cease and afterwards ambiguity that now clouds the alteration mural of our industry larboard us no aisle to survival.”
South Loop: South Ancillary coffee alternation Bridgeport Coffee Aggregation has assuredly bankrupt its breadth central the Roosevelt Collection arcade center, an agent accepted in a buzz call. A column fabricated aftermost ages in the Hello South Loop Facebook accumulation includes photos of the abandoned amplitude at Delano Cloister West. The aggregation additionally bankrupt its Jackson Boulevard breadth in June, but shops in Bridgeport and Hyde Park abide open.
Streeterville: The burghal alpha of Japanese alternation and capital Chicago ramen boutique Ramen Misoya has assuredly bankrupt its Ohio Artery breadth due to the bread-and-butter ache of the pandemic, according to a Facebook post. “We admired our time confined in Chicago,” the column reads. “However, due to a accident of business acquired by the COVID-19 shutdown, we can no best absolve continuing operations at this time.” It aboriginal opened in December 2015. The chain’s burghal Mount Prospect breadth is still open.
West Town: Bar Biscay, the ultra-cool French-inspired costal Spanish brasserie from the owners of Mfk that became both a adjacency hotspot and analytical angel during its two-and-a-half year run, is assuredly bankrupt according to a account acquaint to Facebook on Friday. The cease was aboriginal appear by the Tribune. Bar Biscay and Mfk chef Alisha Elenz has been declared a James Beard Award semifinalist for Ascent Brilliant Chef and is still in the alive to win the appellation this year.
During the communicable shutdown, Bar Biscay’s owners pivoted against retail offerings and carryout meals, dubbing the amplitude “Bodega Biscay,” and alms commitment grocery items including dairy products, produce, rice, pasta, and alcohol. “This communicable has befuddled a acrid ablaze on truths we all pretend to acquire but hardly act aloft — that the approaching is unknown, that annihilation lasts forever,” co-owners address on Facebook. “Let’s try to bear some acceptable from this. Let’s booty bigger affliction of anniversary other, of our planet, of ourselves. We abandoned get this one go around, friends.”
Dear Friends, The time has appear to say goodbye to our groovy, Atlantic-coast aggressive French-Spanish-Basque funhouse,…
Gold Coast: Walton Artery Kitchen & Bar, the new American alehouse with an affectionate bench bar from Chicago’s Ballyhoo Accommodation (Gemini), has been asleep from the group’s website and is listed as assuredly bankrupt on Google. The restaurant aboriginal opened in 2018. Buying has abandoned afresh inquiries fabricated to affirm the closure.
River North: A for-lease assurance is acquaint alfresco Wells Street’s Ironside Bar and Galley, advertence the end of a four-year run for the stylish, seafood-focused sports bar. It aboriginal opened in 2016 central the aloft Cyrano’s Farm Kitchen space.
River North: Brazilian churrascaria ZED451 has bound bottomward its website and deactivated all amusing media platforms. A recorded buzz bulletin directs callers to the now-password adequate website. The group-friendly atom originated in burghal Schaumburg, and operated a breadth in Boca Raton, Florida that bankrupt in 2011.
South Loop: Black-owned martini bar and lounge Tantrum is assuredly bankrupt afterwards 12 years due to the banking ramifications of COVID-19, according to a June 26 Instagram post. “Tantrum meant a lot to abounding people,” the column reads. “For the added acclimatized affair goers, aback we aboriginal opened it was the atom you aloof algid at and it became your ‘Black Adjacency Cheers.’ For those that are in their backward 20s to mid 30s, we were your aboriginal affair spot, some couldn’t delay to about-face 21 to go to Tantrum.” Co-owners Shun D. and John McClendon affiance a “new and bigger Tantrum in the abreast future.” The brace additionally own sports bar and ball club Renaissance Bronzeville.
La Grange: Northern Italian restaurant La Buona Vita assuredly bankrupt in backward March afterwards six years in burghal La Grange, according to the Tribune. Client Jim Barron cited the communicable as the account of the closure.
Lincoln Park: Avant-garde Indian restaurant Admirable Trunk Road bears a big red sticker on its aperture that says it is assuredly closed. The restaurant aboriginal opened in December 2018 in the aloft Knife & Tine amplitude on Fullerton Avenue and featured a accepted and different brunch.
River North: Bottled Blonde, the abominable late-night restaurant and bar that battled the burghal over issues including security, sanitation, and babble — and drew civic ire for a arguable dress cipher that abounding declared as a racist attack to exclude Black men from the breadth — is assuredly bankrupt afterwards bristles years of turmoil. A artisan alfresco the restaurant said Tuesday morning that cease is due to the communicable and advancing acknowledged activity with the city, and a Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) agent accepted that Bottled Blonde buying has surrendered its business license.
River North: Bro-friendly affair bar Concrete Cowboy is assuredly bankrupt due to acknowledged activity brought by the burghal of Chicago, according to CBS Chicago. The Franklin Artery breadth had a continued history of babble and authorization violations, as able-bodied as bottleneck and fights involving barter and staff, a BACP agent told reporters. The Texas acceptation aboriginal opened in 2017.
The Loop: The Dearborn Artery breadth for Texas-based alternation Jason’s Deli is assuredly closed, according to its website. A South Loop breadth charcoal open.
Arlington Heights: Burghal restaurant Rack House Kitchen and Alehouse is bankrupt due to the coronavirus communicable afterwards eight years, according to an advertisement Sunday on Facebook. “It is with a abundant affection that we acquire to advertise due to our attack through COVID-19, Rack House is assuredly closing its doors,” the column reads.
Portage Park: Longtime Mexican atom El Gordo Restaurant assuredly bankrupt on July 5 afterwards about three decades in business, according to a Facebook post. “Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the hardships it has brought about the nation we are sad to acquaint you that as of July 5th, 2020 we acquire assuredly absitively to abutting our doors to the community,” the column reads. “It has been a amusement confined the bodies for the aftermost 28 years.” Shocked and dismayed, admirers begged them to amend and offered to set up a GoFundMe in an accomplishment to apprehend the closure.
River North: Midwestern abundance aliment restaurant and alehouse Farmhouse is assuredly bankrupt afterwards about a decade in business, buying appear in a Facebook column Monday. “[The] affliction allotment of closing is accident all the accomplished aggregation who fabricated it what it was,” co-owner Ferdia Doherty writes in an email to Eater. The accepted restaurant — accepted for an all-embracing beer list, locally sourced ingredients, and absolute cheese curds — aboriginal opened in 2011 and went on to spawn a added breadth in burghal Evanston, forth with “little sister” atom Farm Bar, with locations in Lakeview and Edgewater. All three actual restaurants are currently open, and the accumulation afresh began alms aliment at Montrose Harbor’s Chicago Corinthians Yacht Club. “To be honest it’s been a attack but we abide optimistic and, like all of our accompany in the industry, we appetite to get aback to some faculty of course but it will be a afflicted ambiance for sure,” Doherty writes.
South Loop: Signage for sports bar alternation Bulldog Ale House has been removed from the amplitude at 901 S. Accompaniment Artery and has been replaced by a banderole advertisement a new breadth for Lombard-based breakfast mini-chain Honey Berry Pancakes and Cafe. The South Loop breadth has been wiped from the Bulldog website, and a alarm to the restaurant Tuesday went unanswered.
Streeterville: The client of Cité, the annular 70th-floor accomplished dining restaurant aloft Lake Point Tower, affairs to abutting the decades-old enactment and is business the amplitude “to restaurant groups and affluent individuals absorbed in converting it to a accommodation address overlooking Lake Michigan,” according to the Tribune. The restaurant has reopened afterwards Illinois’s calm order, and will reportedly abide operations until the amplitude is sold.
Ukrainian Village: 47-year-old Mexican restaurant Tecalitlan will assuredly abutting its Chicago Avenue restaurant on August 23 with affairs to reopen in a new space, buying wrote in a Facebook column Friday. The restaurant’s freeholder awash the architecture accidentally two weeks ago, necessitating the move. “We admire and authority baby to our hearts all the admirable memories and accompany we’ve fabricated forth the years,” the column reads. “We adulation you all and cannot delay to accomplish new memories at our new location.” They haven’t acclimatized on a specific armpit for the new breadth yet, according to co-owner Karla Garcia, but plan to acquisition a clip aural a five-minute drive or ten-minute airing from the aboriginal — alluringly with a patio. “We were built-in and aloft in West Town and we appetite to break in the area,” Garcia says, abacus that longtime barter acquire declared ceaseless aback the move was announced. She says she’s affected by the access of support: “We knew we meant a lot, but I had no abstraction how abundant Tecalitlan meant to barter and the neighbors.”
Wrigleyville: Storied North Ancillary accoutrement Guthries Alehouse will assuredly abutting on Thursday afterwards 34 years at 1300 W. Addison Street, buying wrote in a Facebook column Monday. The advertisement came on the aforementioned day that Chicago admiral declared the burghal will already afresh shut bottomward confined in the face of ascent COVID-19 cases. On Facebook, the tavern’s owners and agents fabricated no basic about the account the closure: “With the new restrictions set today for confined and the advancing COVID restrictions, we don’t see a way we can survive,” the column reads.
Bucktown: Thai aflame bun and bite atom the Sala Pao Boutique (from the owners of Sticky Rice) closes Wednesday “until added notice,” according to an official Instagram post. It opened in October 2018 at the CTA’s Western Blue Band Station.
Lincoln Square: Family-owned hot dog, burger, and cheese chips business Chubby Weiners is assuredly bankrupt afterwards 15 years, according to a July 2 Facebook post. “We appetite acknowledge our committed staff, our loyal barter and extend added acknowledgment to anybody who has accurate Chubby Wieners, Chubby Wieners Aliment Trucks, and our Festival Ancestors over the years,” buying writes. “Thank you Lincoln Square for actuality Home, WE WILL MISS YOU!”
River North: Longtime French admired Kiki’s Alehouse is listed as assuredly bankrupt on OpenTable and has burst its buzz number. However, buying contends they burst ties with OpenTable to save money. They achievement to reopen already they amount out a applicable banking plan, according to an email beatific by ownership. UPDATE: On September 19, owners fabricated a Facebook column declaring the restaurant was closed.
South Loop: Accepted flush sports bar the Scout captivated a “last dance” on July 8 afore it assuredly closed, appear in a Facebook post. The breadth aboriginal opened in 2011, according to Sloopin, and hosted the Blackhawks Stanley Cup affair in 2013.
West Loop: Globally-influenced new American restaurant Eden will assuredly abutting afterwards banquet account Saturday, according to rep. “While we afresh reopened our doors to an badly absolute response, the above bread-and-butter appulse consistent from the coronavirus communicable has fabricated it absurd for us to sustain operations,” the advertisement reads. The restaurant opened on Lake Artery in 2017.
Mount Prospect: Mediterranean restaurant Greek Feast has assuredly bankrupt one its burghal restaurant on Kensington Road, buying wrote on the business’s website. The restaurant’s Northbrook breadth is accessible for banquet in, carryout, and catering.
Andersonville: Avant-garde Mexican atom Octavio Cantina & Kitchen is address its old character and remerging as the Bird Cage, an across-the-board bar, restaurant, and achievement amplitude for anomalous communities, according to client Martin Cournane (Lady Gregory’s, Wilde). A video acquaint to Facebook on June 28 alien the new name and approach, able food, cocktails, burlesque, annoyance stars, appearance tunes, and more.
Boystown: Little Jim’s Tavern, the oldest gay bar in Boystown and second-oldest in all of Chicago, served its aftermost booze on July 2, Block Club Chicago reported. Aboriginal opened in 1975, the bar was accepted as a amplitude breadth all were welcome: bounded LGBTQ activist Rick Garcia told reporters that the alehouse was “the aboriginal and abandoned bar on Halsted Artery to be absolutely integrated.” Buying is in negotiations to advertise Little Jim’s to adjacent LGBTQ centermost Howard Brown Health for a new clinic. LGBTQ confined are on the abatement nationwide, according to a 2019 abstraction — a trend that will acceptable be affronted by the bread-and-butter appulse of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bucktown: Vienna Beef bankrupt its annex abundance and alehouse on Sunday afterwards about 50 years at the bend of Damen and Fullerton. The aggregation is affective its address from the North Ancillary to the Abreast West Side’s Kinzie Industrial Corridor. Admirers of the cafe, which was advised by abounding to be a bounded landmark, can still snag a sausage (or several) at its Morgan Artery breadth on the South Side.
Lincoln Park: Rickshaw Republic, Chicago’s abandoned Indonesian restaurant, is assuredly bankrupt afterwards eight years, according to client Oscar Setiawan. In a video acquaint to Facebook on Friday, Setiawan bidding acknowledgment for bounded abutment over the years. “We absitively to end on a aerial agenda breadth we’re all blessed to move on in animosity of this pandemic,” he says. “We adulation you guys and we acknowledge you for everything.”
Heart of Chicago: Longtime adjacency Italian restaurant La Fontanella is bankrupt and its owners are backward afterwards 34 years in business, according to Block Club Chicago. Husband-and-wife aggregation Gianfranco “Franco” and Maria Gamberale purchased the restaurant afterwards closing their aboriginal establishment, Gianfranco, in 1986. They’ve now awash the architecture that housed the restaurant on the bend of Oakley Avenue and 24th Street.
South Loop: South Coast Sushi, an alpha of the accepted Bucktown sushi spot, is assuredly bankrupt afterwards 13 years, buying wrote on the restaurant’s website. The Damen Avenue restaurant and burghal Evanston annex are both still accessible for carryout and delivery.
Ukrainian Village: Abreast adjacency booth Bite Alehouse is assuredly bankrupt afterwards 25 years, according to the Tribune. It was the aboriginal activity from 16” On Centermost accommodation group’s Bruce Finkelman (Dusek’s, Longman & Eagle), who affairs to reconcieve the amplitude as Pizza Friendly Pizza, a carryout-focused operation. He’s partnered with Noah Sandoval, client of Michelin-starred Oriole and Kumiko/Kikko.
Pilsen: Two-year-old adjacency coffee boutique and acquisition abode Step Bottomward Alehouse is assuredly closed, according to Block Club Chicago. Client Leonel Rodriguez abundant the accommodation in a amusing media post, autograph that the aggregate of the communicable and a difficult banking position ultimately fabricated it absurd to reopen. Step Bottomward was additionally the employer of barista Kenneth “Kenny” Paterimos, a 23-year-old Chicago man fatally stabbed in February alfresco West Bottomward dive Richard’s Bar. Thomas Tansey, Paterimos’s declared killer, has been answerable with second-degree murder.
South Loop: Chinese-inspired Cajun restaurant Asian Cajun PLUS is assuredly bankrupt and has abandoned its aloft Accompaniment Artery space. A photo of new signage acquaint to the Hello South Loop Facebook folio indicates it’ll be anon taken over by the Bureau Bar, a University Village bar and restaurant.
Uptown: Raucous late-night bar Nick’s Uptown is assuredly closed, according to an employee. Originally declared Nick’s on Wilson, the bar bankrupt in 2011, but was adored beneath a adolescent name six years later. Admirers adored it for its accidental atmosphere and amiable staff. It aboriginal opened in 2001, according to the Chicago Bar Project.
West Loop: Bad Hunter, the acclaimed vegetable-friendly restaurant burghal restaurant from Heisler Hospitality, will not reopen, according to its owners. The accepted atom bounced aback afterwards a adverse blaze in 2018 shuttered the Randolph Restaurant Row amplitude for seven months, but the accumulation didn’t anticipate it could survive on bound calm dining alone. It aboriginal opened in 2016.
West Loop: Michelin-starred burghal battleground Blackbird is assuredly bankrupt afterwards added than 20 years as one of the city’s best affecting and admired restaurants. Saddled with a tiny kitchen and awkward dining room, the restaurant was not advised for amusing distancing. Beloved by abounding in and alfresco the accommodation industry, the beat restaurant helmed by busy chef Paul Kahan (One Off Accommodation Group) featured abreast American cuisine with French influences in an flush yet avant-garde space. It was a Michelin-starred restaurant aback 2011.
Wicker Park: World-famous pizzeria Bonci has bankrupt one of its Chicago locations. The specialty pizzeria, which sells pizza al taglio, bankrupt its Wicker Park breadth in April, says Rick Tasman, who’s in allegation of Bonci’s American operations. Tasman says they bare to consolidate operations to one breadth during the pandemic. They couldn’t survive. Bonci’s West Loop breadth continues to be accessible for takeout, delivery, and patio seating. From chef Gabriele Bonci, the pizza originated in Rome with different topping combos not apparent anywhere abroad in America.
Wicker Park: French Riviera-inspired alehouse Alehouse Cancale, additionally from Kahan and One Off Hospitality, will not reopen at Wicker Park’s six-corner intersection. The restaurant opened in May 2019 in the amplitude aforetime alive by Publican Anker, addition One Off enactment that bankrupt months earlier.
Norridge: Family-owned burghal Italian restaurant Basilico is assuredly bankrupt afterwards 50 years, owners wrote in a Facebook column on May 7. In the comments, admirers mourned, acquaint photos, and anecdotal memories of assurance dinners, altogether celebrations, bells parties, and added momentous occasions.
Irving Park: Adjacency sports bar and barbecue Pitchfork Aliment and Saloon acquire assuredly bankrupt the restaurant, according to a Facebook column on June 9. “We are so accustomed to acquire had the amusement of confined this adjacency for 10 years,” the column reads. “In ablaze of contempo events, we acquire appear to the difficult accommodation of closing our doors as Pitchfork Aliment and Saloon.” It aboriginal opened in 2009.
River North: Breakfast and brunch alternation Yolk has assuredly bankrupt its Wells Artery breadth in River North, reps wrote in a Facebook column on June 5. “After 10 years at this location, the appulse of COVID19 was too abundant to overcome,” it reads. The chain, originally founded in South Loop in 2006, now operates eight Chicago locations, as able-bodied as restaurants in Indiana, Florida, and Texas.
The Loop: South Ancillary coffee boutique Bridgeport Coffee Aggregation will not reopen its Jackson Boulevard alpha in the Loop, according to a June 12 account release. “The economics of the breadth were artlessly unsustainable activity forward, due to affairs above our or anyone’s control…” the absolution reads. The cease will not affect the three actual locations in Bridgeport, Hyde Park, and South Loop.
Wicker Park: Vegetarian-friendly restaurant Clever Rabbit is assuredly bankrupt and its website, buzz number, and amusing media are no best active. The restaurant opened on Division Artery in 2017 with flush vegetable-focused dishes and artistic cocktails.
Highland Park: Burghal French restaurant Chez Benoit Alehouse is assuredly closed, buying wrote in a Facebook column on May 30. “It’s with abundant anguish that we advertise that Chez Benoit will not reopen,” the column reads. The restaurant opened in aboriginal 2019.
Andersonville: Beloved hot dog destination Hot G Dog is bankrupt at atomic for the continuance of 2020, buying wrote in a Facebook column on June 9. “We are chief on our abutting move due to our charter catastrophe and not actuality able to renew,” the column reads. It additionally explains that the communicable had a cogent appulse on sales to the point that the business was no best sustainable. Brothers Octavio and Juan Carlos Garcia, aloft band cooks at now-shuttered hot dog awareness Hot Doug’s, opened Hot G Dog in 2015.
Belmont Terrace: Spanish-style wine bar Tinto y Tapas will not reopen, buying wrote in a now-deleted Facebook column and is apparent bankrupt on Yelp. The restaurant aboriginal opened in 2019.
Lakeview: Peruvian BYOB restaurant Machu Picchu has assuredly closed, according to a now-deleted Facebook column and Yelp listing. Brothers Javier and Marco Alday took over the enactment in 2008 and was accepted as a bounded destination for ample groups.
Little Italy: Accepted bounded Italian alternation Davanti Enoteca has assuredly bankrupt its Taylor Artery restaurant, according to a rep. The restaurant aboriginal opened in 2010 and the Little Italy breadth in accurate accrued a adherent fanbase. The alternation still operates a burghal Western Springs restaurant, as able-bodied as a California location.
Little Italy: Francesca’s On Taylor, addition Italian atom from the client abaft Davanti, is additionally assuredly bankrupt and has been removed from the company’s website. Amid Illinois and North Carolina, the Mia Francesca alternation operates seventeen locations.
Old Town: New England-style restaurant Two Lights Seafood & Ability will not reopen, buying wrote in a Facebook column Tuesday. They additionally affiance “a fresh, new concept” in the accountable future. Two lights aboriginal opened in 2018 and was advised a seafood destination in the city.
River North: Nine-year-old burger and bubbler atom 25 Degrees is assuredly closed, according to a June 9 Facebook post. “Due to the accepted situations, it is with a abundant affection that we advertise the closing of 25 Degrees,” it reads. “It has been annihilation but a amusement to serve you all over the accomplished nine years.” Owners bankrupt a Wicker Park alpha afterwards 10 months in 2016.
River North: Irish pub the Pepper Canister appear in a Facebook column Monday that it won’t reopen. Legions of admirers acquire caked into the comments breadth to allotment memories, photos, and well-wishes with owners and staff. It was aboriginal opened in 2003, according to the Sun-Times.
Streeterville: Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises appear on June 5 that Mity Nice Bar & Barbecue and Foodlife will not reopen afterwards 27 years in busines. LEYE admiral R.J. Melman says the leases were about to expire, and the restaurants’s locations aren’t adapted to amusing distancing.
Oak Park: Burghal Italian sister spots La Bella Pasteria and La Bella the Bar are assuredly bankrupt afterwards eight years, buying wrote in a assurance acquaint to the restaurant doors. “At this time there are no affairs to reopen,” it reads.
Gold Coast: Adjacency pub Pippin’s Alehouse is assuredly closed, and is bare of its signage and accessories at its Rush Artery location. The bar aboriginal opened in the aboriginal 1970s, according to its website. A accepted dive for the after-work crowd, burghal Chicago has one beneath bar that doesn’t specialize in adorned cocktails.
Lakeview: Seafood anchorage Fahlstrom’s Alpha Fish Bazaar is assuredly closed, client Glenn Fahlstrom appear aftermost anniversary in a Facebook post. “The new restaurant archetypal is allurement owners to put advisers in harms way so that their business can possibly survive,” the column reads. “That is an ‘acceptable risk’ I cannot take… It was adamantine abundant aback the arena acreage was allegedly level, now it is agee above recognition.” The aggregate restaurant and retail atom aboriginal opened in 2014.
Noble Square: Fast-casual adjacency alehouse Nini’s Deli is assuredly bankrupt afterwards crowds aggregate over the weekend to beef a alternation of racist, Islamophobic, and homophobic amusing media posts fabricated by its owners that equated BLM to a agitator group. Aloft ally including Nike, Intelligentsia Coffee, Bang Bang Pies, and Banknote Bead all burst ties with owners and brothers Juan “Juany” and José Riesco.
North Center: Vegan pizzeria Chicago House Of ‘Za will assuredly abutting on June 20, owners wrote in an Instagram column in backward May. “With the accepted pandemic, as able-bodied as the astronomic amount of operating a business in Chicago we are clumsy to break accessible for business any longer,” the column reads. In the meantime, restaurant is affairs slices, as able-bodied as wine and beer. It aboriginal opened in March 2019.
Norwood Park: Latin American restaurant Congas will not reopen afterwards the communicable afterwards bristles years in business, buying wrote in an Facebook column backward aftermost week. “COVID-19 fabricated me apprehend the best important things in life,” the column reads. “Having this time off from the restaurant fabricated me acknowledge added my time with my family.”
Norwood Park: Nine-year-old adjacency atom Mo Dailey’s Pub & Grille is assuredly closed, owners wrote in a Facebook column on June 7. The amplitude is now beneath new ownership. “We do accept the new owners will be a abundant fit in this amplitude an I attending advanced to acceptable them in their barrage in the abreast future,” the column reads.
Humboldt Park: Brendan Sodikoff of Hogsalt Accommodation (Au Cheval, Bavette’s Bar & Boeuf) appear that he will not reopen 21-year-old bar California Clipper or its adjoining coffee shop, C.C. Ferns on May 28. Hogsalt took over the bar in 2014, brought in a cocktail card and fabricated accessory changes to the aloft speakeasy, which has history dating aback to 1937. However, as Block Club Chicago reports, the Clipper’s landlord, Gino Battaglia, disagrees with Sodikoff’s assessment. Battaglia tells Eater Chicago that he’s had a lot of absorption in the amplitude and that he was accommodating to accommodate abatement to Hogsalt, but its attorneys didn’t accouter banking advice that was requested.
Pilsen: Family-owned Taqueria Sabor y Sazon bankrupt in backward May afterwards seven years in business, Block Club Chicago reported. Husband-and-wife aggregation Jesus Quiroz and Mercedes Cruz told reporters that academy closures, accident cancelations, and accumulating costs from rent, bills and business taxes ultimately affected the closure. Supporters acquire aloft added than $4,000 for the ancestors on GoFundMe.
River North: Monty’s Tap, the bar from Four Corners accommodation accumulation aforetime accepted as the Motel Bar, is assuredly bankrupt and has been removed from the company’s website. Its own armpit has additionally been taken down. The accumulation took over the aboriginal Motel Bar and adapted the amplitude in 2018 afore renaming the business.
The Loop: Burghal Italian athletic Trattoria No. 10 is assuredly bankrupt afterwards 30 years, according to a advertisement on OpenTable. Buying has not responded to a appeal for added information. The restaurant, accepted for classical Italian dishes, was abnormally accepted amid theater-goers. Supporters aloft added than $17,000 in a GoFundMe to advice staff.
Glenview: Mesa Urbana Mexican Fusion’s burghal breadth is assuredly bankrupt afterwards four years, buying wrote in a Facebook column Monday. Owners and brothers Baligh and Moe Abu-Taleb additionally own a new Mesa Urbana in Portage Park, as able-bodied as Latin American-influenced Lincoln Park restaurant Mundano.
Schaumburg: Denver-based dining and ball alternation Punch Bowl Amusing has assuredly bankrupt a burghal outpost, a rep accepted in an email. In a statement, architect and CEO Robert Thompson writes that Punch Bowl was “unable to ability satisfactory new agreement to move forward” with its Schaumburg landlord. Thompson additionally writes that the aggregation affairs to reopen the West Loop location, which debuted in 2018. Majority broker Cracker Barrel appear in March that it would not abide to advance in Punch Bowl Social, according to Restaurant Business Online, and lenders said they planned to foreclose on the chain’s assets.
Bucktown: Friendly all-day restaurant Mable’s Table assuredly bankrupt on May 17, according to an official Facebook post. “This ambiguous time and the Covid-19 communicable we are all active through has decimated abounding a friend’s baby business and has aching ours as well,” buying writes. The spot, aggressive by the owner’s mother’s cooking, aboriginal opened in 2017.
Gold Coast: Aloft Bears drillmaster and amateur Mike Ditka’s longtime burghal Chicago restaurant is assuredly closed, reps appear in a Facebook column on May 18. “We acquire fabricated the acutely difficult accommodation to abutting our Chicago restaurant due to the bread-and-butter appulse of COVID-19 and the abbreviate appellation larboard on our lease,” it reads. The restaurant served steaks and was arranged with football memorabilia. The Chestnut Artery breadth has teetered on the bend for some time — aftermost year, Ditka told reporters that the restaurant’s run was “over.” Meanwhile, the company’s carnality admiral of operations said that they were continuing to accommodate with the building’s owners on a charter addendum and renovations while additionally attractive for a new location. Added Ditka’s restaurant accumulation locations in burghal Oakbrook Terrace, Westmont, and Pittsburgh will abide open.
Lakeview: Milwaukee-based alternation Stone Creek Coffee won’t reopen its sole Chicago cafe, buying wrote in a newsletter May 6. “In ablaze of the accepted landscape, and the focus on digging out of the red while planning for adaptation into the future, we acquire absitively not to abide on with this cafe,” it reads. The aggregation affairs to accumulate all of its Wisconsin cafes.
Lincoln Park: Vietnamese restaurant Artlessly It bankrupt on April 30 afterwards 14 years as a association anchor, Block Club Chicago reported. Profit margins were abbreviate afore the pandemic, client Tuan Nguyen told reporters, so COVID-19’s bread-and-butter ramifications fabricated reopening impossible.
Logan Square/Avondale: Crown Liquors Taproom, a acclaimed Chicago packaged appurtenances store, won’t reopen afterwards the pandemic, Block Club Chicago appear on April 24. It is cryptic whether or not the cease is accompanying to COVID-19. Crown Liquors’s absolute age is additionally unknown, admitting a antecedent client told reporters in 2015 that it dates aback to the end of prohibition.
Noble Square: BYOB Cuban restaurant Habana Libre is assuredly closed, buying told Eater Chicago. Aboriginal opened in 2007, the atom acquired acceptance for its pan lechón, served with rice, beans, and candied plantains, and a above atmosphere.
River North: Katana, the cher Japanese restaurant that accustomed in Chicago three years ago, will not reopen its doors, a agent accepted to Eater Chicago in May. It was endemic by Innovative Dining Group, a LA-based aggregation that continues to offers commitment and takeout at its West Hollywood location. The restaurant’s aperture came with abundant alarum in 2017, as Hollywood celebrities frequented the West Coast location, and Chicago’s brilliant chasers hoped to see that construe in the Midwest. Bounded athletes and actors would adhere out at the restaurant, which specialized in broiled meats and veggies adapted on robatayaki. There was additionally a appropriate sushi counter. This leaves a abstraction at a cher allotment of River North absolute acreage abutting to the House of Blues and in the caliginosity of the iconic Marina Burghal Towers.
River North: Nacional 27, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises’s atom for Latin food, drinks, and dancing, assuredly bankrupt on March 1 afterwards added than two decades, reps wrote on its website. The accommodation accumulation opened up a Tallboy Taco atom central the restaurant in 2014.
The Loop/West Loop: 33-year-old alternation Specialty’s Alehouse & Bakery is closing all 55 additional locations, including three in Chicago as of May 19. “Current bazaar altitude attributed to COVID-19 and shelter-in-place behavior acquire decimated aggregation revenues,” a account on the company’s website reads. The California-based aggregation additionally had shops in Washington.
Wicker Park: Beer bar Links Taproom won’t reopen afterwards the communicable in the Milwaukee Avenue breadth breadth its operated for six years, according to a Facebook column on April 23. Buying wrote that the business will still pop up occasionally about Chicago: “This is not the end for us, it is artlessly a new beginning,” the column reads. “Unfortunately, with the accepted situation, we cannot say for assertive aback or breadth we will see you again, but, blow assured, we WILL see you all again.”
Wicker Park: Accepted Southern restaurant the Delta, which served abnormal hits like Mississippi red hot and gym shoe tamales, is assuredly closed, client Eldridge Williams told Eater Chicago on May 15. Williams filed a accusation with the Cook County ambit cloister on May 8 accusing one of his two investors of burglary $154,000 from the Paycheck Protection Program accommodation and Bread-and-butter Injury Disaster accommodation awarded to the restaurant. The Delta opened in 2017 as one of the few Black-owned confined on Chicago’s North Side.
Update: The Delta has aback reopened afterwards Williams and the broker in catechism accommodated and hashed out the restaurant’s finances.
Bowmanville: Barbecue atom Baobab BBQ, which served ribs, rib tips, and brisket, is bankrupt afterwards two years. The restaurant added a South African blow to American barbecue, borrowing from several regions. Chef Andrew Dunlop fabricated the advertisement via Facebook on May 4.
Bucktown: Luella’s Gospel Bird, chef Darnell Reed’s absurd craven restaurant in Bucktown, is bankrupt permanently. The restaurant relied in ample allotment on accouterment orders, but the communicable advance to accumulation cancelations and Reed absitively to abutting his added restaurant. His first, Luella’s Southern Kitchen in Lincoln Square, continues to action carryout and is open.
Bucktown: Lauded chef Mindy Segal told Eater Chicago on April 29 that she’d assuredly bankrupt her accepted restaurant Mindy’s Hot Amber afterwards 15 years. Segal already had affairs to abutting the restaurant by the end of May afore the COVID-19 pandemic, but allowable dining allowance closures expedited the process. She’s transitioning against converting the amplitude into Mindy’s Bakery affairs bagels, coffee, hot chocolate, and abdomen items.
Bucktown/Lincoln Park: Toast, a much-loved 24-year-old breakfast and brunch restaurant with two Chicago locations, is assuredly bankrupt due to the appulse of the coronavirus, according to client Jeanne Roeser. She appear the closures on April 22.
Edgewater: The owners of Income Tax, a accepted adjacency restaurant and wine bar, appear it would not reopen in a Facebook column on May 9. The North Ancillary restaurant managed to bear an adventuresome card afterwards alienating residents. Owners say they’ll abide to advertise booze to go while abrasion inventory.
Hyde Park: Bounded ambrosia mini-chain Vanille Patisserie bankrupt its Hyde Park storefront assuredly on March 17. In a Facebook post, buying acicular to the “devastating bread-and-butter bearings acquired by COVID-19.” The business additionally has locations in Lincoln Park and in Chicago’s French Market.
Lincoln Park: Specialty amber aggregation Vosges Haut Chocolat has bankrupt its retail breadth in Lincoln Park. Prior to the pandemic, the aggregation operated addition abundance on Michigan Avenue and two shops central O’Hare International Airport. The Armitage boutique served coffee and hot chocolate.
Lincoln Square: Iconic North Ancillary 24-hour booth Jeri’s Barbecue is assuredly bankrupt afterwards about 60 years. “Jeri’s Barbecue was a allotment of the accomplished active in a avant-garde world,” client Di Piero writes in the closing announcement, acquaint May 9. “Unfortunately the accomplished can no best survive in this column communicable world…if these walls could allocution they would acquaint admirable and sad belief of abounding lives.”
North Center: Gastropub and sports bar Monty Gael’s Alehouse and Barbecue is assuredly bankrupt afterwards seven years. A for-sale assurance hangs in the window.
Logan Square: Beat Macanese restaurant Fat Rice is bankrupt “for the accountable future” afterwards eight years. Adrienne Lo and James Beard Award-winner Abe Conlon additionally operated a adjoining bakery and a cocktail bar, and aftermost year debuted a arrest central Fulton Market’s Time Out Bazaar Chicago. The brace acquire aback transitioned the Fat Rice amplitude into Super Fat Rice Mart, a accepted abundance sells $99 meal kits, groceries, and more.
Streeterville/Lombard: Chicago-based 4 Brilliant Restaurant Accumulation has assuredly bankrupt two of its venues — the Windsor in Streeterville and D.O.C. Wine Bar in burghal Lombard — because of the coronavirus-related dine-in closures, according to amusing media posts from May 4. “With a abundant heart, we are sad to advertise that we are closing our doors for acceptable due to the challenges surrounding the coronavirus shutdown,” one column reads.
West Loop: New Orleans-style lounge the Front Allowance is for sale, according to a Facebook column from March 9. The atom opened in 2018 forth Randolph Restaurant Row.
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