Bodega Taqueria y Tequila — South Florida’s speedy relaxed taco joint by day and speakeasy lounge by night time — is kicking off a nationwide expansion plan for its Chicago place opening by spring at 912 W. Randolph St. A next Chicago spot will open up by summer season in the River North District at 407 N. Clark St.

“We are thrilled that our 1st Bodega Taqueria y Tequila exterior of our residence condition of Florida will be in Chicago’s high electrical power and food-pushed Fulton Market District,” Jared Galbut, CEO and co-founder, mentioned in a business push release. “Our menu will mirror that of all of our destinations, while we will add seasonal possibilities influenced by Chicago’s meals and craft cocktail scene.”

The flagship Bodega Taqueria y Tequila opened in South Beach front in 2015, adopted by four further spots in Fort Lauderdale, Aventura, West Palm Beach front and Coconut Grove. In addition to the two Chicago openings, Bodega is on system to double its footprint in the up coming two yrs with 3 destinations opening by year’s conclude in Coral Gables and Miami, Florida, as effectively as a 2024 restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee.

Founded by Menin Hospitality’s Keith Menin and Jared Galbut, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila delivers an array of Mexican avenue food stuff along with a nightlife expertise serving tequila and cocktails.