Here are the freshest new businesses to debut in Chicago

Here are the freshest new businesses to debut in Chicago
The Grail Cafe | Photo: Bianca R./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 07, 2020.

Want to discover the freshest new spots in Chicago? From a cocktail bar to a Middle Eastern spot, read on for a list of the newest businesses to open for business around town.

The Grail Cafe

Photo: Maria C./Yelp

Now open at 715 S. Dearborn St. in Printers Row is The Grail Cafe, a cafe and breakfast and brunch spot, offering coffee, tea and more. So far, it's been well-received: it currently has a five-star rating out of seven reviews on Yelp.

As stated on the business's Facebook page, "The Grail Cafe is a space where all are invited to eat, drink and socialize."

The Grail Cafe offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Look for a veggie quiche, a chickpea chicken couscous salad and a grilled peanut and jam sandwich on challah bread on the menu.

The Dandy Crown

Photo: Jeff D./Yelp

New to 694 N. Milwaukee Ave. in River West is The Dandy Crown, a cocktail bar. It has been a welcome addition to the neighborhood with a 4.5-star rating from four Yelp reviews.

Per the business' Facebook page, "Your friendly River West neighborhood cocktail bar is now open!"

Cocktails include a cinnamon daiquiri with rum, cinnamon syrup and lime and the Bijou with gin, Italian vermouth and green Chartreuse. Check out the full menu here.

Sheeba Mandi House

Photo: Leyla A./Yelp

Head over to 3456 W. Foster Ave. in North Park and you'll find Sheeba Mandi House, a Middle Eastern spot. Yelpers are excited about this spot, giving it five stars out of five Yelp reviews.

As stated on the business' Facebook page, "Our restaurant is a collective of amazing people striving to build delightful Yemenis cuisine. We understand the importance of quality and look to maintain it to the highest of standards."

Look for items like baba ghanoush, fatoush salad and a Zurbian entree, which is marinated chunks of meat cooked with long grain basmati rice, scallions, parsley and onions.


Photo: Reformation/Yelp

Wander over to 56 E. Walton St. and you'll find the latest shoe store and women's clothing and accessories spot to arrive in the neighborhood. Reformation has added a new location in Streeterville that currently boasts 4.5 stars from three Yelp reviews.

The chain has outposts in California, New York, Massachusetts, Florida, District of Columbia and Texas.

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