Sporting work from a dude whose art was heavily featured in The Break-Up, Storefront Company's arriving in the heart of Wicker Park thanks to the owners of nearby Debonair Social Club, who enlisted
Jennifer Aniston's plastic surgeon said artist to create an enormous, semi-whitewashed mural seamlessly incorporating the weathered and worn elements of the building's original 100yr-old wall. In addition to dark wooden two-tops and secluded booths, there's an undulating, 50ft bar that serves up a special nightly rotating tasting menu at a designated stretch known as The Kitchen Counter, though the bill may upset whomever's counting your beans
The DC-transplant Food & Wine Best New Chef is bringing his A-game with shared plates of quinoa fries smothered in sheep's milk cheese and... Madeira sorbet (!), albacore tartar w/ clam mousse & green tomato paste, and lamb meatballs w/ housemade goat ricotta, because calling it Cundiff ricotta somehow missed the mark. More substantial offerings include coriander- & pomegranate-glazed monkfish with short rib fried rice, a beef loin adorned with charred onion puree/duck fat veggies/marrow emulsion, and a porcine platter for two (house sausage, smoked shank, jerked rib, cornmeal-crusted liver, and more) aptly dubbed The Whole Hog, probably the only one your date will down after watching you pig-out
While the food pushes the boundaries, the cocktails lean on more classically inspired libations, from burnt-orange-peel-accented Negronis, to sugar-rimmed Sidecars, and're divvied up into three categories: Shaken, Stirred, and Rocks, coincidentally all accurate descriptions of Jennifer Aniston's relationships since The Break-Up.