Itching to get to know the newest restaurant and retail additions to Chicago? From a Mexican spot to a Peruvian restaurant, read on for a rundown of the newest businesses to debut recently.
Que Onda Mexican Restaurant
Wander over to 6701 N. Northwest Highway in Edison Park and you’ll find Que Onda Mexican Restaurant, a new cocktail bar, offering tacos, desserts and more.
The new spot specializes in traditional Mexican cuisine. In addition to food, Que Onda offers a variety of cocktails, craft beers and wine.
The Happy Lobster
The Happy Lobster is a food truck and French spot, that recently opened at 131 N. Clinton St. in West Loop.
Lobster is their specialty at The Happy Lobster and they keep it fresh with a variety of options. On the menu, look for the Angry Lobster, Lobster Grilled Cheese or the Crab Club.
New to 1023 W. Lake St. near West Side is Riccardo Osteria, an Italian spot.
The traditional Italian spot has a menu that “reflects Italian country food inspired by regional ingredients,” according to the website. On the menu, look for the risotti, bucatini, gnocchi and more.
A West Town newcomer, Cabra Cevicheria is a Peruvian spot that’s located at 200 N. Green St.
The new Peruvian-themed restaurant is located on the rooftop. Chef Stephanie Izard created a menu offering five kinds of ceviche, yuca fritas, hamachi and more.
Cira is a Mediterranean, Turkish, breakfast and brunch spot that opened recently at 200 N. Green St. in West Loop.
Located on The Hoxton Hotel’s ground floor, the new spot offers a breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert menu. There is also a cafe offering coffee, tea and more.