New Restaurant Will Occupy Old Chicago Spot

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Crave folks are at it again. Plans have been announced for Kaskaid Hospitality (parent company to Crave, Union, figlio and Urban Eatery) to open a new concept in the soon-to-be former home of Old Chicago in Uptown.

Kam Talebi, CEO and owner of Kaskaid Hospitality, said they will take over the Old Chicago space in November but the project has yet to be named. Old Chicago is still operational but will close this fall.

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The 5,800-sqaure-foot restaurant will include an outdoor patio with a slated opening date of March 2014.

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Talebi is expected to announce the concept in the next 60 days.

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“With the growth in the residential base in Uptown, we think there’s a niche to be filled in the casual dining sector which is where our concepts excel,” Talebi said in a press release. “We are excited to announce this concept which we believe will be a natural fit for the Uptown neighborhood community.”