Start the New Year off in seasonal style: Shop brand-new retailers and dine at delectable new restaurants at Westfield Old Orchard in Skokie. With an inviting park-like atmosphere amid 130 specialty retailers, two theaters, and an array of dining choices, the Skokie shopping center is the North Shore’s premier destination to experience four seasons of style – not to mention, a wave of new shops and restaurants we know you can’t wait to check out.


Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the nation’s leading build-your-own pizza chain, brings a modern-day “pizza joint” to Westfield Old Orchard. Now open on the north end of the center near Anthropologie and Crate & Barrel, the restaurant features an interactive assembly-line format that allows guests to customize one of the menu’s signature pizzas or create their own, choosing from a wide selection of fresh, artisanal ingredients – all for under $8.


A new source for fabulous home furnishings arrived in November 2014 to Westfield Old Orchard. Founded by siblings Joe Zeiden, Carole Malfatti and Mike Zeiden in 1979, Z Gallerie began as a small poster shop in Sherman Oaks, CA. Thirty-five years later, their stores now carry a full assortment of exclusive fashion-forward home furnishings, including art and accessories – all at affordable prices. Explore fashionable flair for your home at Z Gallerie, located next to Uncle Julio’s Fine Mexican Food.



Athleta, the premier fitness fashion brand for women, recently opened its doors, unveiling premium active and fashion-fueled lifestyle apparel for women who live a life in motion. Existing at the intersection of fashion and fitness, Athleta blends performance innovation with sophisticated urban style to offer versatile pieces for all-day outfitting. The brand-new storefront can be found next to Lucky Brand Jeans.


Stroll past the center’s PlaySpace and stop in ASICS®, a true sports performance brand that specializes in high-performance footwear, apparel, and accessories. Well-known for running shoes, ASICS designs a wide variety of innovative and award-winning, sport-specific products for the athlete in all of us, including tennis, wrestling, training, volleyball and golf.


Offering a bit of Wrigley Field, Soldier Field, and the Madhouse on Madison, Clark Street Sports brings the game to Westfield Old Orchard. With sports hats, jerseys, and shirts from big names like Reebok and Nike to their own exclusive tee shirt designs, the pop-up stores has something special for every Chicago sports fan and for everyone who loves the Windy City. Clark Street Sports is now open next to The North Face.


Finally, cap off a shopping trip with a cold beverage and famous chicken wings: Buffalo Wild Wings arrives to Westfield Old Orchard next to Potbelly’s near Macy’s in early 2015. Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of Buffalo Wild Wings® restaurants featuring a variety of boldly flavored, made-to-order menu items, including its namesake Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings. The Buffalo Wild Wings menu specializes in 21 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings with flavor sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to Blazin’®.