LAKEVIEW— The wait for Stan's Donuts & Coffee in Lakeview has been long, but it's almost here. Rich Labriola and Co. are about ready to open the third location, and giving away a gift envelope for the first 100 customers. One envelope is stuffed with a "donuts for life" price. Status: Opening Saturday, 2800 N. Clark St.
EVANSTON— Umami Burger's pizza concept is ready for the suburbs. It's the 10th location for 800 Degrees, and there's 100 seats inside. Status: Certified open, 812 Church St., Evanston.
EVANSTON— The new owners of Evanston mainstay, Lucky Platter, have a new Mexican conept in the former Lupita's. La Principal is the restaurant, while Cafecito features a walk-up window for Mexican coffee and churros. Status: Certified open, 700 Main St., Evanston. [Facebook]
GLENVIEW— Another fast-casual pizza chain has arrived in the Chicago area. Your Pizza, which was founded in 2008 in Athens, Ga., is ready for Glenview. They specialized in quick-fired pies in brick ovens. Status: Certified open, 2085 Tower Drive, Glenview [Restaurant News]
UPTOWN— Uptown's got a new Mediterranean option as FelFel Grill is new to the neighborhood. Shawarma in bowl and roll formats are available. Status: Certified open, 4429 N. Broadway Ave. [Uptown Update]
LINCOLNWOOD— The mall food court at Lincolnwood Town Center just got more interesting. Check out 90 Miles Cuban Cafe, which will serve its signature sandwiches made popular at their two Chicago locations. There's also live music on some nights. Status: Certified open, Lincolnwood Town Center, 3333 W. Touhy Ave. [Tribune]