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Taco In Bag Progresses; Wait 'Til Next Year For Culver's Wrigley; More

Much more: Coalfire 2 delayed; Wicker gets Scone City on April 1; FoodFellas pizza in The Loop; another Cooper's Hawk in the 'burbs; Porkchop in Navy Pier; L'Appetitio Lakeview opening in April...

Taco In A Bag
Taco In A Bag
Ashok Selvam is the editor of Eater Chicago and a native Chicagoan armed with more than two decades of award-winning journalism. Now covering the world of restaurants and food, his nut graphs are super nutty.

1) LINCOLN SQUARE— Taco In Bag, the Chicago restaurant from the folks behind Glutton Force Five, continue to make progress on their brick and mortar spot at 4604 N. Lincoln Ave. They're posting updates on Facebook for a hopeful spring opening. [EaterWire]

2) LAKEVIEW— The second location for Coalfire Pizza at 3705-07 N. Southport Ave. is now slated to open "in the near future." They hope to have a firm opening date by the end of the month. There's a also a Home Run Inn slated for mid-July at 3215 N. Sheffield Ave. [DNAinfo]

3) WICKER PARK— Scone City, an artisanal bakery focusing on the English pastry, is set for an April 1 opening date inside a 1,200-square-foot space at 1632 W. Division St. [Chicago Magazine]

4) WRIGLEYVILLE— "Wait 'till next year" is a popular Wrigleyville mantra, and now that will apply to Culver's, as the butter-burger specialists won't open its first Chicago city location at 3500 N. Clark St. until 2016. [Tribune]

5) THE LOOP— FoodFellas, which will feature Sicilian-style pizza and beer, is working toward opening at 162 N. Franklin St. The opening's been delayed, and they're shooting for later this month. [EaterWire]

6) SOUTH LOOP— Sociale, which looks it will serve Mediterranean food, and neighboring Cafe Press, a coffee shop, looks to open this summer at Clark and Polk streets. [Sloopin]

7) ANDERSONVILLE— Cantina De le Granja, a take on modern Mexican fare, could open in early June at 5025 N. Clark St. [DNAinfo]

8) OAK LAWN— The eight suburban location for the Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurants chain is slated for a May 18 open at 111th Street and Cicero Avenue in southwest suburban Oak Lawn. [EaterWire]

9) NAVY PIER— Porkchop continues to expand, as they'll open a 1,000-square-foot location late this summer in Navy Pier. [Crain's]

10) LAKEVIEW— L'Appetito Lakeview plans on opening in April at 3332 N. Broadway Ave. [EaterWire]