—If you're curious about what edibles Mindy Segal is planning to infuse marijuana with, Chicago's sweets queen previewed her upcoming line at the Professional Dispensaries of Illinois' Medical Marijuana Education Expo in suburban Buffalo Grove on Saturday. The Tribune reports that the Hot Chocolate owner chatted about three types of brittles and "little" granola bars made with cannabis-infused honey. She hopes they'll be available in dispensaries by April.
—Less than two weeks ago, owner Phil Tadros revealed plans for nine new locations of his booming Bow Truss Coffee Roasters local chain, yet he already has leases for two more. Look for the coffee shops to come to 1920 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Bucktown and 4756 N. Clark St. in Andersonville soon.
—The owners of Flagship Tavern and Grill and The Stretch plan an April opening for their sports bar and restaurant inside the former Cyrano's Farm & Kitchen in River North, according to a news release, named Ironside Bar & Galley. Jim August, of Cortland's Garage and Flagship, will serve as executive chef. They're taking Cyrano's basement, which hosted live music, and turning that into an intimate bar area.
—Boystown dancehall staple Circuit Nightclub is shuttered, ChicagoPride.com reports, as for rent signs are now in the windows and a "Circuit Nightclub is closed" message appears on the website following a nasty landlord dispute. The 12,000-square-foot club opened in 1996.
—In other shutter news, La Haven Coffee is dunzo at 1240 S. Michigan Ave. in the South Loop, and Sloopin quotes a former employee to shed light on a seemingly messy situation. The coffee shop opened in April 2015.