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Plywood Report: Le Pain Quotidien to Old Town; Tapworks Owner's New Project; More

Plus Rock 'n Roll Noodle Co.'s brick and mortar spot, work begins on True Food Kitchen & Moe's expansion.

Former Boston Market site in Old Town
Former Boston Market site in Old Town
Ashok Selvam
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.

OLD TOWN— There's a tenant for the vacant Boston Market that closed in June 2014 at 1562 N. Wells St. Apparently, Le Pain Quotidien will be moving in at North and Wells, as there's a permit for electrical work. [EveryBlock]

THE LOOP— The owner of Tapworks and Randolph Tavern appears to have a new project. Rachel Dennis applied for a liquor license for Jackson Tavern at 216 W. Jackson Blvd. This would be Dennis' sixth restaurant. [EaterWire]

RAVENSWOOD— Rock 'n Roll Noodle Company, known to sell Southeast Asian food at farmer's markets, is working on a storefront at 1810 N. Montrose Ave., near the Montrose Brown Line stop. They posted a photo on their Facebook page. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH— Construction's started on the mixed-use development that will be anchored by Arizona-based health food restaurant True Food Kitchen, which will move into a 8,000-square-foot space at State and Erie. [Curbed Chicago]

AROUND TOWN— Moe's Southwest Grill continues to expand in Chicago, as there's plans for 20 more in western Chicago. When the fast-casual Mexican chain opened in February in Lincoln Park, it was Moe's first Chicago spot. [Crain's]