So there's good new and bad news about Alma Cebiche Bar, chef David Guerrero's contemporary Peruvian spot on the west side. Although I gave the place three stars for its spectacular food when I reviewed it recently, it never gained the traction it needed to compete in its west-side market.
Saturday night marked its last dinner service in that location, and Guerrero plans to re-open in a few months with the same concept and name in a space near Da Marco's on California Street. s
Right now he says he's waiting on permits. He's hoping for a more "open-minded" audience at the new location, and he's working on further developing his sources for Peruvian seafood. Here's hoping that bringing Alma inside the Loop gets Guerrero the audience he deserves.