THE LOOP— The four e.a.t. spots kiosks in downtown Chicago have closed and the owner blamed harsh winter conditions. The city granted ownership a Emerging Business Permit to help with licensing before the first opened in August 2014. They were located at 368 W. Madison St., 151 W. Van Buren St., 136 N. Wabash Ae. and 35 E. Madison St. [DNAinfo]
EVANSTON— Strife between the franchise owner and corporate led to the closure of Giordano's at Chicago and Davis in Evanston. The franchise owner had been with the deep-dish pizza maker for 30 years. [Evanston Now]
ROGERS PARK— Bullhead Cantina's owner blames high rent for closing its Rogers Park location at 1406 W. Morse Ave. Bullhead will continue serving tacos and booze at its first location in Humboldt Park. A new restaurant will pop up at the Rogers Park spot, ownership says, but details aren't available. [DNAinfo]
LINCOLN SQUARE— A disagreement between the restaurant owner and a landlord is to blame for the closing of Trattoria Trullo at 4767 N. Lincoln Ave. [EaterWire]
IRVING PARK— The White Castle at Addison, Kedzie and Elston has been demolished. But cravers shouldn't worry too much, a sign on the site reads it will be rebuilt. A message to White Castle corporate wasn't returned asking for when the sliders will return. [EaterWire]
UPDATE: White Castle reps emailed back and said their construction schedule targets a late-April or early-May reopening.