Kanela Breakfast Club is now open in Ukrainian Village. Kanela, which means "cinnamon" in Greek, is a breakfast, lunch and contemporary brunch concept that features a sweet and savory menu with everything made in-house. The newest location is open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is the sixth Kanela to open in Chicago with previous locations in Andersonville, Lakeview, Old Town, Wicker Park, and Streeterville.
The Ukrainian Village restaurant mimics the look and feel of the other Kanela locations. The new location will feature seating for 90 guests, and starting in early July, Kanela will have a sidewalk patio on Division with seating for 24. All Kanela locations features free Wi-Fi.
Created by Executive Chef Don Penza, guests will enjoy a similar menu to that of the other locations featuring seasonal brunch and lunch favorites, Greek specialties like Loukoumades (Greek doughnuts with honey and toasted walnuts), daily specials, and a café menu featuring La Colombe coffee. Kanela is opening as BYOB but starting in July, guests will enjoy classic brunch cocktails like Bloody Marys and Mimosas (with fresh squeezed orange juice or strawberry-orange juice), and rotating seasonal cocktails.
New health-conscious lunch menu items will include the Kanela Club (oven roasted turkey, peppered bacon, tomato, cheddar, avocado, mayo, white bread), Coastal Wrap (roasted chicken, black beans, corn, romaine, red onion, tomato salsa, avocado, lemon yogurt, wheat wrap), Garden Wrap (grilled zucchini, roasted red peppers, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, fresh spinach, avocado spread, balsamic dressing, wheat wrap) and more.