Why You Should Care: Chef Mark Ferguson of Spago in Vail and Las Vegas is taking over the former Highlands Garden Cafe. A brand new bar is being built inside the Victorian house and the diverse menu will have flavors from all over the world, but no Grandmothers playing Free Cell on old Dell desktops.
Why You Should Care: The forthcoming Italian eatery in Jefferson Park will be turning out house-made pastas, sauces, and pizzas, with the option to grab a bite and go. Chef Brian Lard, formerly of Barolo Grill, will also be preparing various game birds, depending on whatever is freshest that season. So tread lightly, Fresh Pheasant Prince of Bel Air.