clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Opening Report: LYFE Kitchen Debuts in Streeterville; Scone City Hits Wicker; More

Many more including Mash replacing Bad Dog, GRK in South Loop, Nothing fried at Four Star and Sammy's back...

Scone City
Scone City
Eric Kleinberg
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) STREETERVILLE— LYFE Kitchen's third location is ready for Streeterville patrons at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Healthy eaters rejoice, as the restaurant offers carnivores, vegetarians and gluten-free eaters plenty of choices. Open 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends. Status: Certified open. 259 E. Erie St.

2) WICKER PARK— Scone City, bringing sweet and savory British pastries to Division Street, opens today. Check out the menu here. Status: Certified open. 1632 W. Division St.

GRK kitchen

3) THE LOOP— GRK Greek Kitchen + Bar has opened its fourth location. Later this month they'll offer a bar menu and open up the roof deck. They're open 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. StatusCertified open. 400 S. Wells St.

4) LINCOLN SQUARE— Mash, the bar formerly known as the Bad Dog Tavern, opens on Thursday, according to DNAinfo. It's the same management, which has made some big renovations to the space and the menu. Status: Opening on Thursday. 4535 N. Lincoln Ave.

four star lounge

5) LINCOLN PARK— Four Star Lounge serves up ceviche, corned beef and assorted sandwiches in Lincoln Park, according to Urban Daddy. There's nothing deep fried on the menu, with management wanting to serve healthier bar food. StatusCertified open. 2666 N. Halsted St.

sammy's red hots

6) OLD TOWN— Sammy's Red Hots is back open after a November fire forced the 67-year-old late-night fast-food spot to shutter. StatusCertified Open. 238 N. Division St.

7) ROGERS PARK— Quesadilla La Reina Del Sur has opened its second location. The Mexican restaurant specializes in vegetarian and vegan cuisine. They're open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. They're closed on Saturday. StatusCertified open. 1418 W. Howard St.


8) HIGHLAND PARK— PLEEZ, a lounge featuring live music, food and drinks, opened last month in suburban Highland Park. Burgers, flatbreads and seafood are on the menu. StatusCertified Open. 1935 Sheridan Road, Highland Park.

9) THE LOOP— After a series of delays, Foodfelllas is finally open. They're serving Sicilian-style pizza slices. StatusCertified open. 162 N. Franklin St.


1935 Sheridan Ed, Highland Park, IL 60035 (847) 780-4815 Visit Website

Four Star Lounge

, Chicago, IL (773) 661-2927

LYFE Kitchen Streeterville

259 E Erie St Ste 1-110, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 933-1035

Scone City

, Chicago, IL (773) 904-8722

Sammy's Red Hots

238 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 266-7290