The new Buddy Guy's Legends (700 S. Wabash) is open and is having their official grand opening this Tuesday. Again, we haven't been inside but have peaked in and it looks to be much more open then the old club. We're hoping to head to the party on Tuesday and will let you know how our experience is. If you're eager to get more information on the new spot, the Chicago Sun-Times has a good read here.
It appears Jimmy Green's is officially open (825 S. State) and although we haven't been inside, every time we've passed by it looks to be relatively busy (and we've been going during the day, not during night or the dinner hours). We're excited to try it out, it looks nice inside.
It appears two new restaurants will be opening in the Sloop. Next door to Jimmy Green's (where the UFood and The Grill use to be) there is a sign for a "fast food" Asian restaurant called Wok Out. We've seen some movement and construction inside, so we will keep an eye on this.
Also next door to Winestyles on Michigan Avenue it appears that some construction is also happening in the last vacant retail spot within the Michigan Tower (1250 S. Michigan) condo building. Although we didn't find much about this online, we've been told it is a Pita place. If this is true, a pita place would be a solid addition on this stretch of Michigan Avenue in our opinion.
(Image from Chicago Sun-Times)