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chicago maven May 11, 2010 11:38 AM

For all of you Shallots fans, the word is that they will be opening soon at their new location in Village Crossing Shopping center across from Skokie Yeshiva.

  1. weinstein5 May 11, 2010 02:16 PM

    That is good news - do you know where in the shopping center?

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      chicago maven May 11, 2010 02:54 PM

      I'm told that it is on the Carpenter Road side south of HTC at the previous Macaroni Grill restaurant.

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        weinstein5 May 12, 2010 08:03 AM

        I am just hoping they generate enough business to fill up that large a space -

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          ferret May 12, 2010 08:28 AM

          Given the status of that space I'm guessing they got a good deal on the lease.

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            weinstein5 May 12, 2010 08:58 AM

            good point - it has been sitting empty for some time -

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            chicago maven May 12, 2010 10:27 AM

            I was told that they are planning some new things including a "lower level" menu to attract the boys and families from HTC. Whatever they do, I wish them luck.

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              SDJune Jun 4, 2010 12:09 PM

              I think they also have in mind being able to use the larger space for more private parties, like Bar Mitzvahs or reunions, etc.

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        lenchik May 12, 2010 06:20 AM

        Yei, finally! Is this official?
        I passed by their old location and it has already been renamed "Skokie Club".
        Village Crossing would be awesome, then you could do movie and dinner without too much commuting.

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          chicago maven Jun 1, 2010 09:59 AM

          For all those that waited patently, your wait is finally over. Shallots is scheduled to open today!

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            danpeikes Jun 2, 2010 12:46 PM

            can anyone confirm? their website still says they are closed.

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              faleentoby Jun 6, 2010 05:11 AM

              Hurray it is open!! My friends ate there last night and loved it. Said the new place has lots of parking, is beautiful inside but best of all the food is terrific.

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