1) Logan Square: Ground Control, a restaurant headed by husband and wife team Dan Hanaway and Carrie Haase, opens tomorrow. Expect homemade pasta, a seitan jibarito and broccoli and cauliflower enchiladas to be among the all-vegetarian menu. 3315 W. Armitage.
2) Logan Square: Peruvian Sports Bar Suite 25, the latest from Rio's d'Sudamerica owner Dino Perez, opens today. Catch the game while noshing on Incan tater totes or handmade empanadas. 2529 N. Milwaukee.
3) West Loop: Park Tavern opens its doors Wednesday at 1645 W. Jackson. The animal tots – tots topped with pulled pork, cheese curds, a fried egg and gravy – will likely draw many Bulls fans pre- and post-game. 1645 West Jackson, 312-243-4276.
4) Evanston: According to a post on LTH Forum and the company's website, World of Beer, a national bar and retail chain, will be opening at 1601 Sherman. In the same LTH Forum post, there is a mention of a new burger spot opening in the old bopNgrill location at 1903 Church. 1601 Sherman.
—Mindy Yahr Jaffe
[Park Tavern, Facebook]