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Banh Mi Ba Get on Southport, M Burger Skokie, and Four More Openings

Plus new spots in Irving Park, Chinatown, Wicker Park and Lincoln Park.

Banh Mi Ba Get

SOUTHPORT—Banh Mi Ba Getthe new casual Vietnamese spot from a former Banh Mi & Co. partner, opens tomorrow at 3458 N. Southport. Expect Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches and other casual food and drink. [EaterWire]

SKOKIE—The newest M Burger opened Thanksgiving eve at 3654 W. Touhy Avenue in Skokie. Look for the same selection of burgers, fries, shakes, plus a sundae bar and a drive-thru at LEYE's fast-casual burger spot. [EaterWire]

IRVING PARK—There's a new option for coffee drinks, French pastries, sandwiches, paninis and tostadas on the northwest side. Cafe Urbano opened November 24 at 4176 N. Elston, and is open everyday from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. [EaterWire]

Xi'an Cuisine

Photo: Xi'an Cuisine

CHINATOWN—Xi'an Cuisine, an interesting yet inexpensive ode to the food of Northern China, quietly opened in October at 225 W. Cermak. Signature dishes include hand-stretched noodles and flatbreads. BYOB. [EaterWire]

LINCOLN PARK—Drinkers in Lincoln Park have a new firehouse-themed watering hole at 2270 N. LincolnHook & Ladder has sports, 30 craft beers, and some cheap deals. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—The Den Theatre (1329 N. Milwaukee) now houses a separate coffee house and bar, named The Coffee Haven. There's throwback classy decor and seating in addition to small coffee, beer, wine and snack selections. [EaterWire]

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