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8 Upcoming Chicago Restaurants To Know About

Updates on Bad Hunter, Kitsune, Malnati's near Midway and more

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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.

WICKER PARK— There's life at the Bob San site on Division Street, as a former team member at Estate Ultra Bar left to take over the site, reports DNAinfo. Harvest Moon will have a restaurant, art gallery and coffee house at 1805 W. Division St. An artist has painted a mural of what appears to be Ancient Greek lunar goddess Artemis and the moon on the storefront.

BOYSTOWN— Mark's Chop Suey is shuttered and a sign for Venicci Pizza is up, and the pizza spot is hiring for front of house positions at 3343 N. Halsted St.

MIDWAY— Lou Malnati's is planning a location near Midway Airport near Cicero and 65th St, reports the Tribune. They want to open a 5,000-square-foot full-service restaurant by spring of next year.

NORTH CENTER— Iliana Regan's Japanese-inspired restaurant, Kitsune, appears pushed back to a fall opening at 4229 N. Lincoln Ave., according to DNAinfo. The chef/owner of Elizabeth talked to Eater National about the project and how she's not chasing trends.

WEST LOOP— Heisler Hospitality may have just opened Estereo, but they're still busy. Hiring for Bad Huntertheir veggie-centric restaurant on Randolph Restaurant Row, is ongoing.

EDGEWATER— A bakery and coffee shop is coming to 6034 N. Broadway St., according to DNAinfo. It's called Edge of Sweetness, and it's a joint venture between Kate's Cookies and Homemade Sin Bakery.

EDGEWATER— A new Indian restaurant is arriving in Edgewater from an American chef who spent nine years in Mumbai living with her Indian husband. It's called Mango Pickle, and they're slotting for a mid-September opening at 5842 N. Broadway St. The desserts will try to fuse Indian flavors with dishes familiar to Westerners, according to DNAinfo.

LAKEVIEW— A new Kurdish restaurant is coming to 2909 N. Clark St. It's called Anatalia and looks like they'll also serve weekend brunch.