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Baocos Unveils Latin-Asian Fusion; Bow Truss Opens Another Loop Location; More

Tapworks owners unveil Jackson Tavern, Slice Factory's jumbo slices in Lincoln Park and a new bakery in Evanston.


BUCKTOWN— Baocos, an Asian-Latin fusion concept serving tacos and burritos with Southeast Asian-style fillings, opened last Monday. Check out the menu here for the restaurant near the Western Avenue CTA Blue Line stop. Status: Certified open, 1904 N. Western Ave. [EaterWire]

THE LOOP—One week after opening at Michigan and Jackson, the newest Bow Truss Coffee Roasters opened this morning at 190 S. Lasalle. It's the sixth location of the artisan coffee chain. Status: Certified open, 190 S. Lasalle St. [EaterWire]

Bow Truss Lasalle

Photo courtesy of Bow Truss

THE LOOP— Jackson Tavernfrom the folks behind Tapworks in Greektown, is on its way to The Loop today. There are 20 beers on tap at the 114-foot long bar that seats 100. Status: Soft opening on Monday, fully opening on Friday, 216 W. Jackson Blvd. [UrbanDaddy]

jackson tavern

Photo courtesy of Facebook

LINCOLN PARK— Slice Factory, a restaurant that focuses on jumbo 30-inch pizza slices, opened another earlier this month. It's the chain's sixth location, but first in the city. Status: Certified open, 2364 N. Lincoln Ave. [DNAinfo]

EVANSTON— Northwestern University football fans may have a new go to, as Beth's Little Bake Shop is open by the Central Street Metra shop, near the football team's Ryan Field. It's a 1,000-foot shop with cookies and other pastries. Status: Certified open, 1814 Central St. [Crain's]


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