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Openings Tue Aug 24 2010

Makisu: Making Wicker Park Less Lincoln Park

My roommates and I are excited that there's a new sushi place at Division and Hermitage -- especially since it's replaced the old Fuel space, whose food was kind of blah and drinks were way more expensive than they were worth.

Below is our e-mail discussion about the new sushi and sake lounge Makisu (1725 W. Division St.). I've abbreviated the names to protect the innocent.

Me: New sushi place, right by us! Very exciting...

E: Finally, something in the old Fuel space! Hopefully it's less douchey:)...

Me: Since they popped up at around the same time, I honestly don't know how Edge is still standing. There's never anyone in there when I walk by.

E: I know, I forget that Edge is even still there.

L: They should move over next to the Boundary. Then they'd be their own little Lincoln Park oasis. Sushi is far better than Fuel.

Makisu's soft opening is today; it officially opens Thursday, August 26.

 

DJ C / August 26, 2010 3:15 PM

I know! I always got Fuel and Edge confused. Somehow in my mind they were the same place.

Douche corner is dead!
Longe live Sush corner!

Christopher / August 26, 2010 6:10 PM

This is actually in East Village, not Wicker :)

Jaymond / August 27, 2010 11:01 AM

Nobody refers to East Villiage anymore. It's ALL Wicker Park now.

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