Here are some recent Chicago restaurant (and bar) openings and closings.
Cumin — Finally, Wicker Park gets an Indian restaurant!
Phoenix Inn — The Evanston favorite has risen from the ashes to serve Chinese fare once again.
Seasons 52 — Expect fresh grill fare and plenty of wine at the first area location of this nationwide chain.
El Llano — The Colombian restaurant gets a second location in Irving Park/Avondale.
I Dream of Falafel — Now you can get your falafel fix on Monroe.
Cookie Bar — You can expect to get 18 varieties of cookies at this Lincoln Park bakery…starting tomorrow.
Tizi Melloul – We may have seen the last of the $3 martini.
Cuatro — After faking us out a few months ago, the upscale Latin spot is now closing for good.
Baja Fresh — Sorry, fish-taco lovers…the national chain is closing all its Illinois franchises.