Wishbone back to Berwyn

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By Dan Haley

Editor and Publisher

Wishbone, the southern cooking updated restaurant owned by Oak Parker Joe Nickson, is making a second run at a Berwyn location. This time the visit may be short-lived by intention as the new eatery is described as a "pop-up" intended to open in December and close in March.

Wishbone operated on Roosevelt Road in a space adjacent to FitzGerald's for several years. That location is now Capri Restaurant. But in a press release, Nickson said he liked being in business in Berwyn and was open to a return. This time it will be in an existing restaurant space next to Olive or Twist Martini Bar at 6908 Windsor Ave., in Berwyn's Depot District.

While the new eatery is planned as a pop-up, Nickson allows "that we'll just have to see what happens" when March comes.

Email: dhaley@wjinc.com Twitter: @OPEditor

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Done from Oak Park  

Posted: November 20th, 2013 2:06 PM

Great to hear - hopefully we can keep him going and best wishes for much success. Interesting to see that he's back in Berwyn - says a lot about Oak Park and the business climate.

Speedway from Oak Park, Illinois  

Posted: November 20th, 2013 9:40 AM

When Wishbone opened it's doors I tried it. The food was fantastic. We continued to eat there and brought friends. As time went on the quality of the food served was really poor and we stopped going there or recommending it. Soon after, Wishbone closed it's doors. I hope you won't repeat that mistake if you open again.

Lori M from Oak Park  

Posted: November 20th, 2013 9:21 AM

Great news! Joel - please stay please please please!

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