This week's top dish from Eater Chicago, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
WEST LOOP—Whether you've eaten at Girl & The Goat or are waiting for a reservation, you can't deny the ride Stephanie Izard's restaurant has had. Eater has an exclusive interview talking to the team about their first year.
LINCOLN PARK—Just a few months after opening Hubbard Inn, the team behind the hot River North spot is working on opening Barn & Company, a BBQ joint and smoke house.
WICKER PARK—Without giving any explanation, La Fonda del Gusto has closed without any word on its future.
SOUTH LOOP—Waffles is on target to open on South Michigan Avenue at the end of June, offering a variety of sweet and savory waffles, as well as a number of other great items for breakfast and lunch.