A Sneak Preview of Coda Di Volpe

We attended a preview this evening of Southport\’s newest restaurant, Coda Di Volpe. The space is stunning and comfortable and has a casual but sophisticated atmosphere. The menu is inviting for all, and the bar area is gorgeous. Here are photos of the new space and our original write-up from April below.  We are looking forward for an official opening sometime next week!

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Coda di Volpe from Billy Lawless and Ryan O’Donnell with Executive Chef Chris Thompson is opening in July

Billy Lawless and Ryan O’Donnell with Executive Chef Chris Thompson are opening Coda di Volpe this July at 3335 N. Southport Avenue.
The Coda di Volpe Team

FACTS AT A GLANCE:

TEAM:  Restaurateurs Billy Lawless and Ryan O’Donnell with Executive Chef Chris Thompson

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Tear-Down and New Construction to begin on Billy Lawless and Ryan O’Donnell’s new Southport Corridor Restaurant

As previously reported, Billy Lawless (The Gage, The Dawson) and Ryan O’Donnell (Gemini Bistro) are collaborating on a new restaurant that will be located at 3335 N. Southport Avenue.  Construction permits have been approved for the new construction building, and we would expect the new restaurant to open in late 2016 or early 2017.

We reached out to the new owners and they told us know that \”the concept and menu are still being developed but it will be an upscale casual neighborhood restaurant that will focus on high quality food in a comfortable and lovely atmosphere.”

We are looking forward to this new restaurant on The ‘Port!

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Mapping the vast change in and around Chicago’s Southport Corridor

Can’t keep up with all of the changes happening to Chicago’s Southport Corridor?  Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here is a summary of what to expect over the next several months into 2016-17:

  1. 3451-53 N. Southport actively being marketed for lease
  2. LuluBelles Pancake House building now demolished and new retail/residences coming
  3. The Princess Club has moved to Roscoe Village and their space is currently for lease
  4. Chipotle is eyeing the Southport Corridor
  5. J. Crew is coming to 3423 N. Southport – see the rendering here
  6. SoulCycle is coming above J. Crew at 3423 N. Southport
  7. Ann Taylor’s ‘Lou & Grey’ now open at 3442 N. Southport
  8. Corridor Brewery is coming to 3446 N. Southport
  9. FedEx Southport location now marketed into a 12,000 sq. foot retail development (TBD)
  10. Coalfire Pizza now open at 3705 N. Southport
  11. Chicago Health Medical Center is opening next to Fleet Feet (officially name is TBD)
  12. B. Rose Salon has moved two door north to the former Pure Nirvana Spa location.
  13. A new restaurant from the owners of The Gage and GEMINI BISTRO is coming to 3335 N. Southport
  14. Mystic Celt bought by L3 and is actively being marketing for lease
  15. Einstein’s Bagel space is currently for lease
  16. Cullen’s is closed and The Mercury Theater will be opening a new establishment in it’s place
  17. Burger Boss is closed and is actively being marketed for lease
  18. Lole open at 3434 N. Southport
  19. Bitter Pops and Reverb coming to L3’s 3345 N. Lincoln Avenue
  20. Crosby’s Kitchen expanding with a new adult concept into the Wrigleyville Dental space
  21. Whole Foods coming to Lincoln, Ashland and Belmont
  22. Rise Sushi and Galleria Liquors to be replaced by this TOD
  23. The former spring yoga studio above Indira is actively being marketed
  24. Frankie’s on the Park is coming to 3708 N. Southport Avenue
  25. Large-scale development coming to 1356 W. Wellington Avenue
  26. “The Spanish Square” coming to the former El Pacifico site at 1358 W. Belmont
  27. The Former “Uncle Fun” building is demolished and will include a new mixed-use retail and residential development
  28. 3740 N. Southport office space for sale
  29. 3726 N. Southport is for lease
  30. TOD at 3400 N. Lincoln Avenue now under construction
  31. 3345 – 3355  N. Lincoln Avenue Development
  32. 3715 N. Southport is for lease
  33. 3430 N. Southport being actively marketed by L3 and Cushman and Wakefield (However this permit was just issued for a build-out)
  34. 5411 Empanadas coming to 3715 N. Southport
  35. 3451 N. Southport being actively marketed by L3 and Cushman and Wakefield
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