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Stan's Donuts South Loop Opens Saturday; Torta Haüs in Lakeview; Deleece Reconcept; More

Plus, a Wrigleyville space gets a new spot, Epic Burger goes to Evanston, The Joynt relocates, and Porkchop opens in the burbs.

Torta Haüs
Torta Haüs
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.

SOUTH LOOP— The newest Stan's Donuts & Coffee will open this weekend in the South Loop. They'll offer the typical pomp and circumstance on their first day, offering the first 100 customers prizes at all four locations, including free doughnuts for life. Status: Opening Saturday, 28 E. Roosevelt Road

LAKEVIEW— Torta Haüs, a fast casual Mexican spot with German influences, has opened inside the former Fogo pizza spot on Diversey. They're serving burritos, tacos and a special German torta. StatusCertified open, 926 W. Diversey Parkway.

LAKEVIEW— Grassrootsthe revamp of Deleece, is open, according to Chicago. Bob Bagley (Sola) is in charge of the kitchen of the new farm-to-table concept. Status: Certified open, 3747 N. Southport Ave.

WRIGLEYVILLE— A space that's been a revolving door in recent years (Black Sheep Beer Garden, The National, The Yard) has a new tenant: Graystone Tavern. Customers will drink beer and eat tacos and burgers near Wrigley Field, according to DNAinfo. Status: Certified open, 3441 N. Sheffield Ave.

EVANSTON— Another Epic Burger's opened, this time in suburban Evanston. This gives the environmentally-friendly local burger chain eight spots. Status: Certified open, 1622 Sherman Ave.

RIVER NORTH— The Joynt has relocated and reopened. The jazz club, which had some financial troubles, officially closed over the summer at 650 N. Dearborn St. But they've been back for a few weeks in their new digs. Status: Certified open, 440 N. State St.

GLENWOOD— The sixth Porkchop opened this month in suburban Glenwood. They're going to host a grand opening celebration for the barbecue restaurant on Jan. 29. Status: Certified open, 40 Nugent St., Glenwood


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