Go ahead: do a little dance at your desk. Stephanie Izard’s Girl and the Goat spin-off diner Little Goat will be opening this Thursday in Chicago… sort of. The James Beard Award nominee is being a bit of a tease and opening Little Goat in “phases,” starting with Little Goat Bread this week. You’ll be able to get pastries in the morning, soups and sandwiches for lunch, and fresh-baked loaves of bread for purchase all day (and did we mention Stumptown Coffee, too?), but the rest of the multi-concept space won’t be open till later in December.
In addition to Little Goat Bread’s coffee shop, bakery, deli, and retail space (where you can purchase such necessities as local honey, Steph’s own personal maple syrup blend, and, yes, t-shirts), a bar serving craft beer and cocktails will open once the diner begins service as well.
That all sounds very comprehensive and fancy, but we don’t know how much longer we can wait.
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