Spiaggia closes after 37 years, marking the end of Chicago’s best Italian restaurant

In a shocking ad on Friday morning, Spiaggia – the standard for Italian restaurants in Chicago for the past 37 years – will not reopen, one property says they are permanently closed. Spiaggia, and its more affordable sibling, Cafe Spiaggia, had been closed since last year at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Oak Street. …