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Chicago's first Bonchon, the Korean fried chicken chain, opening soon, Wicker Park next

The first Chicago location of Bonchon, the Korean fried chicken chain with the cult following, plans to soft open next week in Chinatown Square mall, said owner Kenny Chen. A grand opening will be held two weeks after, he added. Plus four more Chicagoland Bonchon restaurants are already in the...

Eat your vegetables! Green's the trend at Wicker Park's new Clever Rabbit

"Eat your vegetables" is a common refrain of people with kids, but it's also becoming something of an edict from chefs to their guests. The veggie-forward trend is front and center at Clever Rabbit, the latest restaurant and bar from Chris Haisma (co-owner of The Betty and Sparrow) and partners...

Wicker Park Fest's First Wave Of Musical Acts Is Out; Guided By Voices & Doomtree Headline

If you're going to brave the crowds, you may as well have a decent soundtrack, right? [ more › ]

Video Shows How Brutal It Is To Be Doored While Biking

The cyclist was biking through Wicker Park when they ran afoul of a swinging car door. [ more › ]

Ald. Moreno Defends Heated Rant Against Ex-Double Door Landlord In Video

A glimpse at just how bitter the final days of Double Door in Wicker Park were. [ more › ]

How The City Plans To Make Wicker Park's Dangerous '6 Corners' Safer

A revamp of the bustling, dangerous intersection is long overdue. Here's what's on the table. [ more › ]

Restaurant openings: Rooftop lounge in Wicker Park, Italian ice in Little Village

Openings: EDGEWATER - A restaurant called Pita O Grill was awarded its serving license in Edgewater last month, according to city records. A verified Yelp page indicates that the fast-casual spot, which offers Mediterranean food, is now open. 1103 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., 773-516-4091 HUMBOLDT PARK -...

Celebrate Urbanbelly's birthday with $1 dumplings

Urbanbelly's second location is turning a whopping one year old next week and is celebrating with $1 dumplings and $1 passion fruit lemonade.  Swing by the Wicker Park noodle and dumpling slingin' joint (1542 N. Damen Ave. 773-904-8606) from May 8-12 to grab your dollar dumplings—flavors include...

Parolee Crime

Gee, it's almost becoming routine : A man on parole for armed robbery is accused of raping and robbing a Lakeview woman he followed home from a Wicker Park bar over the weekend. Alexander Carter, 46, was sentenced in 2005 to 25 years in prison for armed robbery, aggravated battery with a weapon and aggravated unlawful restraint, court records show. Show More Summary

The Delta, an ode to the Mississippi Delta region, to open in Wicker Park

A restaurant specializing in regional Southern cuisine is headed to Wicker Park. The Delta, described as an ode to the Mississippi Delta region, is aiming to open in June in the space that formerly housed Monarch (1745 W. North Ave.). The region's cuisine has its roots in multiple influences, including...

Preorder your Chance the Rapper cookies before they sell out tomorrow

Chicago loves Chance the Rapper, so it's no surprise that cookies bearing his likeness sold out in about an hour during their first run last week. Alliance Bakery (1736 W. Division St. 773-278-0366) in Wicker Park is accepting preorders of its limited-run cookies, one with an image of Chance and...

Dwyane Wade wants to help Chicago students get into his favorite hobby: Fashion

CHICAGO — Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade sits at the back of Bucketfeet, a shoe store in the city’s Wicker Park neighborhood. (...)

Links Taproom named best beer bar in Illinois

We don't need to tell you that Chicago is a great city for beer. But now, thanks to, there's a definitive best beer bar in Illinois. And it just so happens to be located here in Chicago.   Links Taproom in Wicker Park was named the best beer bar in Illinois in the annual Great American...

Double Door Leaves Wicker Park For Good, As Staff Alleges Landlord Shenanigans

Losing Double Door is a huge blow to Chicago. The only thing that lessens that blow is the understanding that the owners are looking into a new space and will launch a new era of live music elsewhere. [ more › ]

This Guy's Friends Took Out A Giant Personal Ad On A Wicker Park Bus Shelter To Razz Him

It's a pretty hilarious reminder to always be a gracious winner. Or else... [ more › ]

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya is the dependably good bowl Wicker Park doesn’t need

Unlike say, barbecue joints, the growing abundance of new ramen spots around town is a seemingly unstoppable restaurant trend I've started to get behind. Gone are the days when the conventional wisdom held that Santouka in Arlington Heights's Mitsuwa Marketplace food court was the only acceptable bowl in the region, if not the midwest.…

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