Big news in the burger chain department is hitting the wires. Umami Burger, the LA-bred full-service burger chain that utilizes the "fifth taste," unique ingredients and a U-stamped bun, is opening its first Midwest location in Wicker Park, the Tribune first reported. It's the first of many locations founder Adam Fleischman is planning in Chicago.
The 90-seat location is at 1480 N. Milwaukee and will serve a menu of Umami Burger's "greatest hits" as well as a "Wicker Park burger," according to a release. Beer, wine and cocktails will be available.
This location is part of a broad expansion plan that targeted Chicago back in February 2012. Expect the first to open here in the second half of the year.
· Umami Burger to open first location in Chicago [Tribune]
· Umami Burger [Official Site]