Nico’s Taco and Tequila Bar will occupy the former Birdhouse space in Uptown. Borough, World Street Kitchen (pictured), and Madison’s Forequarter all make Bon Appetit’s 50 Best New Restaurant Nominees list. Schell’s SchellShocked makes an unlikely convert. Chick-fil-A is bringing its chicken (and political controversy) to the Twin Cities area. And a fatal shooting at Champions Sports Bar & Grill is just the latest in a series of troubles for the spot.