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WEST LOOP— Just eight months after opening the wildly-successful Girl & The Goat, Stephanie Izard is at it again. On Monday, Izard announced that she'll open The Little Goat, an old school diner with a twist, just down the street on Randolph.
WICKER PARK— What's that you say? Earwax isn't closing after all? Fear not, Wicker Parkers, the neighborhood favorite isn't going anywhere. Eater reports that Earwax Cafe reopened this morning with an overhauled menu and fresh, clean look.
LOOP—Hoyt's Chicago, a new restaurant in the Hotel 71 opens today in the Loop. Chef Gabriel Kolofon makes his Chicago debut, promising "big city tastes at small-town prices" in the 80-seat tavern.
LOOP—Downtown office workers have a new place to wet their whistles now that South Branch, an 8,000-square-foot bar has opened at 100 S. Wacker. As the temperature rises, the big draw will be the 4,000-square-foot patio.