Dario Monni (left) and his wife, Jill Gray, will open Tortello, a handmade pasta shop, in Wicker Park this summer. Monni is a native of Venice, Italy, and Gray is a native of Chicago. John Khuu/Provided

Tortello Restaurant Will Bring Fresh Handmade Pasta — And Italian Immigrant’s Generations Of Expertise — To Wicker Park

"We live in a society where convenience is every day," Dario Monni said. "And I understand that. I respect that. I just wanna say, that when you try fresh pasta, you never go back."

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Cops Kick Runners, Cyclists Out Of Park Near Lakefront After Chicagoans Ignore Coronavirus Closure

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the lakefront and adjacent parks closed after crowds ignored social distancing guidelines last week.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.