New Gold Coast Italian Restaurant Will Open With Former Band of Bohemia Chef

Apr 26, 2021 254

BY: Naomi Waxman

A new upscale Italian restaurant from a group of local industry veterans is coming soon to the ground-floor space in No. 9 Walton, a ritzy Gold Coast condo building at 912 N. State Street. Adalina is slated to open this summer with a menu that draws on both Northern and Southern Italian cuisines, in the two-story space that previously housed Walton Street Kitchen & Bar.

Soo Ahn, formerly of Michelin-starred brewpub Band of Bohemia, will lead the kitchen and work alongside chef de cuisine Sam Rosales (Monteverde) and pastry chef Nicole Guini (BlackbirdAvec). In his prior position, Ahn developed a reputation for his creative and thoughtful use of vegetables. 

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