Carol Wallack of Sola plans to open a lower-priced burger joint; Michelle Garcia of Bleeding Heart Bakery pulls plug on 3rd location.
The legendary soul food spot closed less than two months after Edna Stewart died.
The reliable French restaurant will be retooled in August.
The approachable Italian joint says goodbye after just four months.
The Bucktown bar has new owners and a new secret theme.
Randolph Wine Cellars had been a fixture of the West Loop.
The closings were both unexpected.
The brasserie had been open for 17 years in the West Loop.
Both owners plan to move on to other projects.
The former jazz club will no longer feature a restaurant.
His Vegas and Mexico restaurants shutter, thanks to the recession.
But the restaurant insists it has "nothing to do with the recent unpleasantness."
Plus: Letizia's aims for a June opening, and both Kitsch'n River North and Bamboo Blue are closing.
Kirsten Anderson's semi-underground donut company begins to phase itself out.
The Bin 36 group's restaurant announces its closure on the same day that the twentieth Mia Francesca takes a bow.