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Tony & Millie's Italian Ice in Edison Park; Snap Kitchen Hits Old Town; More

Plus, Italian spot Truth in Bronzeville; new Blaze Pizza in Oak Lawn; SEVEN takes over Spin space; Simple Greek in Highland Park.

Tony & Millie's Italian Ice Bar
Tony & Millie's Italian Ice Bar

EDISON PARK—After originally shooting for a May opening, Tony & Millie's Italian Ice Bar opened last weekend offering flavors of the day along with their regular options. Status: Certified open, 6709 N. Olmsted St. [EaterWire]

OLD TOWN—A new Snap Kitchen, Chicago's fourth, has opened and features the same healthy menu (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as the other locations from the Austin, TX chain. More locations are expected to open in the next year, including one in Wicker Park. Status: Certified open, 1225 N. Wells St. [DNAinfo]

BRONZEVILLEA day care owner and forthcoming reality TV star has opened Truth, an Italian spot that's aimed at a more mature crowd featuring classic dishes with a bit of a spin from executive chef Larry Pierce. Work is being done on an outdoor patio that is due to open before the end of summer. Status: Certified open, 56 E. Pershing Rd. [DNAinfo]

OAK LAWNBlaze Fast Fire'd Pizza continues its rapid expansion with its seventh Chicago area location, this time on the south side. Expect the chain's tried and true menu. Status: Certified open, 6230-A West 95th St. [EaterWire]

BOYSTOWN—After taking some time to reconfigure its concept, the former Spin space has returned as SEVEN. Open all week long with happy hour specials and performers from a wide range of entertainment, SEVEN is adjacent to The Den and Manhole, with a separate entrance. Status: Certified open, 3206 N. Halsted St. [EaterWire]

HIGHLAND PARK—The Simple Greek, a new fast-casual concept from Marcus Lemonis (bakery chain Crumbs), the star of CNBC reality show The Profit, has opened in the northern suburb. The Greek and Mediterranean-focused chain, which started in Pittsburgh, will debut their yogurt bar this Saturday, August 8. Status: Certified open, 478 Central Ave. [EaterWire]

Snap Kitchen

1226 N Wells, Chicago, IL 60610 (773) 770-2784

Tony & Millie's Italian Ice Bar

6709 N Olmsted Ave, Chicago, IL (847) 527-9009


3208 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 857-0493

The Simple Greek

478 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035 (847) 748-8285