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Hyde Park Taco Station
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HYDE PARK— Cumin lamb, mango pork and vegan tofu tacos are on the menu at Hyde Park Taco Station. The long-awaited spot is finally open, and Hyde Park Herald has the details. StatusCertified open, 5300 S. Dorchester Ave.

LOGAN SQUARE— A new restaurant is trying for a romantic vibe with a dash of Ecuador. DNAinfo has the scoop on Penumbra Wine Bar, from the former owner of El Sabor Cirollo. Steaks, pasta and wine are all on the menu. Status: Certified open, 3309 W. Fullerton Ave.

OAK PARK— A new Mediterranean spot from a co-owner of The Dawson is open in suburban Oak Park. It's called Citrine Cafe and will serve items baked in an over in clay pots, according to Crain's. Status: Certified open, 100 S. Oak Park Ave.

LINCOLN PARK— A new wood-fired pizza spot is open in Lincoln Park. Uprising Woodfire Pizza Cafe. is baking Neapolitan pies and sandwiches. Status: Certified open, 948 W. Armitage Ave.

Uprising Pizza Co

[Photo: Uprising Pizza Co.]

BRIDGEPORT— Italian stalwart Franco's Ristorante is back open after renovations that started last year. They've repainted the space and will offer a "twist" on the menu, according to DNAinfo. StatusCertified open, 300 W. 31st St.

MELROSE PARKWingstop, the Dallas-based chain of chicken wing restaurants, has a new suburban location. NFL Hall of Famer Troy Aikman serves as spokesman for the chain, which counts 45 in the Chicagoland area. Status: Certified open, 1372 Winston Plaza, Melrose Park.

Uprising Woodfire Pizza Cafe

948 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 (773) 661-1020

Franco's Ristorante

300 West 31st Street, , IL 60616 (312) 225-9566 Visit Website

Citrine Cafe

100 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 948-7328

Hyde Park Taco Station

5300 S Dorchester Ave, Chicago, IL 60615 Visit Website

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