Three consecutive delis, all of which closed within a year-and-a-half of one another, suggest that sandwiches are not what the Bonnie Brae and Washington Park neighborhoods are hungering for. But perhaps a chicken wing pit stop is, because a joint called Grillin' Wings & Things, which will open early next month, has snapped up the coop.
But will it fly?
If its liquor-license application is approved (the hearing was on July 5, and its status is still pending), and if the wings and other grilled things aren't cock-blocked by sandwiches, then perhaps the 'hood will have a more permanent rooster.
What do chickens serve at birthday parties? Coop-cakes.
What do you get when a chicken lays an egg on top of a barn? An egg roll.