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Good Fortune, New Logan Square Restaurant Serving ‘New American Meets Mediterranean,’ Opening Next Week

It's from the partners behind the seafood pop-up of the same name.

A rendering of the new restaurant at 2528 N. California Ave.
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LOGAN SQUARE — The partners behind the seafood pop-up Good Fortune are ready to debut their new spot of the same name.

The 44-seat restaurant at 2528 N. California Ave., also called Good Fortune, will open Aug. 15, according to a news release. Folks can expect “new American meets Mediterranean” food including “hand crafted” pasta and fire-roasted vegetables, the release said.

Good Fortune is a partnership between Charles Welch (Sepia, mk Restaurant), Andrew Miller (Honey’s, Fine Diving) and Hector Gonzalez (L2O, Spiaggia, Travelle, Honey’s).

The Good Fortune pop-up, which called the former Sink | Swim restaurant home at 3213 W. Armitage Ave., served an array of seafood dishes such as oysters and marinated shrimp from carts typically found in dim sum restaurants. 

Welch and Miller closed the pop-up months earlier than planned in order to open a permanent restaurant of the same name.

In addition to new American meets Mediterranean food, the new Good Fortune will also serve a wine list curated by general manager and wine director Steven Mendivil (L2O, D.O.C. Wine Bar) and a cocktail menu designed by bar director Miranda Breedlove (Bad Hunter, Sportsman’s Club).

“The whole ethos of ‘Good Fortune’ emphasizes an upbeat, positive feel that’s akin to enjoying a wild dinner party with your friends; that’s what we hope Good Fortune will be to Chicago,” Miller said in the release.

Before Good Fortune, the California Avenue storefront was home to a bar called The General.

The new restaurant is now accepting online reservations.

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