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Second Benjyehuda Coming; Flaco's Takes Over Wild Hare; Smashburger Address; More

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LOOP—Israeli "urban street food" spot Benjyehuda will open a second location within the next couple of months at 10 S. LaSalle. The original spot, at 212 W. Van Buren, will remain open. [EaterWire]

WRIGLEYVILLE—While Wild Hare moved to 2610 N. Halsted and opened on Aug. 17, its location of nearly 25 years at 3530 N. Clark will soon become a third outlet for Flaco's Tacos. The owners, who also own six Hackney's locations, plan to put about $1 million into renovating the space, which will include a bar. Watch for that next spring. [CRED]

LAKEVIEW—Eater recently reported that Smashburger would open its first city location near the intersection of Clark and Diversey and now it looks like it'll be coming to 560 W. Diversey in the coming months. [EaterWire]

WEST ROGERS PARK—An awning has gone up at the shuttered Matsu Shita location (5854 N. Lincoln) for a place called the Drunken Pig. No information is available on this new spot and its website is not yet active. [LTH Forum]

WICKER PARKFatpour Tap Works, which had originally hoped to open last weekend, is now shooting to open on Sept. 8 in time for the Badgers game against Oregon State. [Derivative Works]

LOGAN SQUARE—The opening of Katherine Anne Confections, a 14-seat artisan-style cafe featuring chocolates, truffles and more, has pushed back its opening at 2745 W. Armitage to Sept. 22. [EaterWire]

[Photo: Examiner]

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