FULTON MARKET—Cemitas Puebla guru Tony Anteliz says that his highly-anticipated Fulton Market expansion is very close to opening day, terming it "probably about two weeks out." Anteliz is beginning hiring, putting the finishing touches on the space, and will request inspections within days. The new location will be larger, serve booze and have a new look, but serve the same food menu as the original cult-favorite Mexican sandwich spot in Humboldt Park. [EaterWire]
LINCOLN SQUARE/LAKEVIEW—Ben Schiller's highly-anticipated Lincoln Square bar is now slated to open in early 2015 due to the usual permitting delays, according to a rep. The Roots Pizza next door will open roughly a month prior. In related news, the rep also says the planned Roots location in Lakeview still isn't official yet. [EaterWire]
LOOP—After serving light breakfast and lunch dishes for 15 years, Goodwin's is planning to open a second Loop location at 1 N. Franklin. Patrons of the new spot can expect more of their made-to-order gourmet sandwiches, artisan vegan wraps, and signature chips and guacamole. Ownership expects construction to finish over the next few weeks and project a late-September opening date. [EaterWire]
SCHAUMBURG—Suburbanites should get ready for a massive gaming, restaurant and lounge complex to open in Schaumburg early next year. Level 257 will encompass 40,000 square-feet and include a large restaurant with a 300-seat suite, cocktail lounges, and a 16-lane bowling alley will be among the gaming options, according to a release. [EaterWire]
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Stephanie Sack contributed to this story.