South Side legend Grant’s Wonderburger reopens in a new spot
Grant’s Wonderburger is back. The 65-year-old legend, which was closed since 2014, reopened on Wednesday in a new location in Mt. Greenwood, ownership announced. The new location of the Southwest Side burger institution is connected to La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant on 3333 W. 111th Street, where it has two floors, a new menu with the same burger, a full bar and a more modern space. Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch has photos and more details.
An Andersonville pie favorite unveils a new look and free pie for a year
In North Side news, Andersonville favorite First Slice Pie Cafe unveils a new look and rebrand tomorrow after closing its Evanston location on March 15 and receiving a $10,000 grant from national marketing service provider Alphagraphics. Ownership will give away free pie for a year to the first 50 people in line tomorrow. Block Club has more details.
A Pilsen Mexican hotspot starts brunch tomorrow
Pilsen hotspot La Luna, the Mexican bar and restaurant from Samantha Sanchez, starts weekend brunch service tomorrow. The menu includes three styles of chilaquiles.
A Loop French hotspot starts Saturday brunch too
In more brunch news, Mike Sheerin-helmed Loop French hotspot Taureaux Tavern begins Saturday service on May 4 that includes popsicle-garnished Prosecco and a menu for dogs. It’s now open all day on Saturdays with separate brunch and dinner menus.
Boka’s GT Prime offers two luxe ‘Game of Thrones’ food packages
And finally, Boka and chef Giuseppe Tentori’s acclaimed steak spot GT Prime is going all out for Game of Thrones. The restaurant now offers two take-out packages on Sundays for the show — costing either $150 or $235 — which includes dishes like “Khaleesi’s Veal Heart Bolognese.” They’re available on its Caviar page.