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Dove's Luncheonette opens in Wicker Park

Dove's Luncheonette is open with limited hours today and tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will begin full service later in the week. The spot is located at 1545 N. Damen Ave.

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The 18 Best Pizzas In Chicago, 2014 Edition

Santullo’s is located at 1943 W. North Ave.

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JB Alberto’s is located at 1326 W Morse Ave.

Lina’s Pizza is located at 3132 S. Morgan St.

Ceres Table is located at 3124 N Broadway.

Pizza Castle is located at 3256 W. 55th St.

Boiler Room is located at 2210 N. California Ave.

Macello’s is located at 1235 West Lake Street.

Stella Barra is located at 1954 N Halsted.

Geneo’s is located at 2945 W. 59th St.

Pizza Art Cafe is located at 4658 N. Rockwell St.

Falco’s Pizza is located at 2806 W. 40th Pl.

Medici on 57th is located at 1327 E. 57th St.

Cleo's is located at 1935 W. Chicago Ave.

Floriole is located at 1220 W Webster Ave.

Fox’s Beverly Pub is located at 9956 S. Western Ave.

Flo & Santos is located at 1310 S. Wabash Ave.

Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co. is located at 2121 N. Clark St.

Exchequer is located at 226 S. Wabash Ave.

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What to Eat and Drink in Chicago This Week

...the Jets tonight at a cook-off and pre-game tailgate at Lottie’s Pub (1925 W. Cortland Ave., Bucktown, 773-489-0738). Guests will get free samples of amateur chili creations and get...

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In honor of its one-year anniversary, CH Distillery (564 W. Randolph St., West Loop, 312-707-8780) is bringing back its most controversial cocktail for one night...

...in an acceptably artisanal format at a fall-flavor preview party at Katherine Anne Confections (2745 W. Armitage Ave., Logan Square), where for $25 you can get tastes of all the chocolatier’s autumnal...

...season—and time for Shaw’s Crab House to throw their Oyster Fest Block Party (560 W. Grand Ave., River North). Twenty-five bucks will get you in to the party, though you’re...

...you’ve ever wanted to know about bourbon while also drinking bourbon at Fountainhead’s (1970 W. Montrose Ave., North Center, 773-697-8204) brunch with historian Michael Veach. He’ll walk through the...

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Bagels Step into the Doughy Spotlight

1931 W. North Avenue, Chicago

1747 N. Damen Avenue, Chicago

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Big Star's Sister Restaurant - Dove's Luncheonette - Opens Today

...restaurant Dove's Luncheonette opened their doors for business bright and early this morning at 1545 N. Damen Avenue directly next to Big Star in the former Cipolina space. So what can you expect...

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Dove's Luncheonette, Retro Diner from Makers of Big Star, Opens: PHOTOS

Commuters en route to the CTA Blue Line "L" station in Wicker Park on Monday likely noticed that the diner, which took over the shuttered Cipollina cafe storefront at 1545 N. Damen Ave., was open, though most of those commuters had to dash off to jobs.  

Kahan is one of four managing partners in One Off Hospitality, which owns Big Star at 1531 N. Damen as well as The Violet Hour, a craft cocktail lounge at 1520 N. Damen Ave.

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The 1500 block of North Damen Avenue in Wicker Park is familiar terrain for One Off Hospitality, the parent company for chef Paul Kahan's group of restaurants (which also include Avec and Publican).

Kahan is one of four managing partners in One Off Hospitality, which owns Big Star at 1531 N. Damen as well as The Violet Hour, a craft cocktail lounge at 1520 N. Damen Ave.

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Dove's Luncheonette opens Monday in Wicker Park

Dove’s Luncheonette (1545 N. Damen Ave.), a 41-stool counter diner serving “Southern-inspired Mexican cooking,” opened its door at 7...

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Sue’s Morning Stretch: Moving workout indoors? Here are 7 classes to try

...this is a class for all fitness levels. It’s offered at Cheetah Gym Bucktown (1934 W. North) and ENRGi Fitness (215 W. Ohio). Drop-ins welcome...

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...fitness levels. It’s offered at Cheetah Gym Bucktown (1934 W. North) and ENRGi Fitness (215 W. Ohio). Drop-ins welcome...

I’m a big believer in finding fun in your workout. Moirai Surfset Chicago (664 W. Hubbard) certainly fits that definition. You are atop a standard-sized surf board that’s on...

...many of the class “cavemen” are women. To learn more about the i.d. gym (2727 N. Lincoln) class, visit here...

...it?) It’s taught at a number of locations across the city including CorePower Yoga (3232 N. Lincoln) and Om On the Range Yoga (3759 N. Ravenswood...

...across the city including CorePower Yoga (3232 N. Lincoln) and Om On the Range Yoga (3759 N. Ravenswood...

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Theater events: Gift Theatre premieres ‘Bethany'

• Zoe Schwartz, Joseph Schupbach and Laura McKenzie team up for the sketch comedy show "Totally Cute!" running Friday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 21, at Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. (773) 598-4549 or gorillatango.com.

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...Paul D'Addario star. Previews begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. The show opens Oct. 2. $20-$30. (773) 283-7071 or thegifttheatre.org...

...them announces she is pregnant. Performances continue through Oct. 12 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. (773) 404-7336 or greenhousetheater.org or route66theatre.org...

...Previews began Friday, Sept. 19, at 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, for Filament Theatre's Midwest premiere of "The Monster in the Hall." David Grieg...

...new revue "A Kurt Weill Cabaret" beginning previews Friday, Sept. 19, at No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. The show, directed by Fred Anzevino, includes "Threepenny Opera" and "Mahagonny Songspiel" selections as...

...show, directed by Fred Anzevino, includes "Threepenny Opera" and "Mahagonny Songspiel" selections as well as Broadway and Hollywood tunes. It opens Monday, Sept. 22. (800) 595-4849 or theo-u.org...

...m. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sept. 26 and 27 at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, 925 W. Diversey St., Chicago. Admission is free. From the readings, audiences will select their favorite work, which Artemisa...

...s Words contest Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago. The finalists include Pat Montley's "Kali Dances"; Laura Jones' "Creative Nonfiction"; Jan O...

...Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, remounts its 2013 world premiere of Noah Haidle's "Smokefall," this time in the...

• Idle Muse Theatre Company's version of "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson's novel by Jeffrey Hatcher, opens Saturday, Sept. 20, at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago. (773) 340-9438 or idlemuse.org.

...City Theatre's second production for children 5 and younger, opens Saturday, Sept. 20, at 2933 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. Written and created by artistic director Ernie Nolan, the play is about a party...

...Kinky Boots") and Karen Mason ("Mamma Mia"), perform Monday, Sept. 22, at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph St., Chicago, as part of Launching FWD! the inaugural event for the newly created FWD Theatre...

...presents the Chicago premiere of the political thriller, which begins previews Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. Associate artistic director Nick Bowling directs the production, which stars Kyle Hatley as Danny...

...in 2006. Performances begin Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut St., Chicago. (800) 775-2000 or broadwayinchicago.com...

...is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario St., Chicago. Admission is free, but registration is required. See prairie.org...

...opera using African music and storytelling. This performance at the Skyline Stage on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, marks the company's Chicago debut. It runs Thursday, Sept. 25, to Sunday, Sept...

...production of Anton Chekhov's "The Proposal" continues Fridays through Oct. 3 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. The play about a young man's attempts to propose to his beloved is...

...anonymous donor has donated $100,000 to the Raven Theatre, a respected storefront company at 6157 N. Clark St., Chicago. "In my judgment," the donor wrote, "Raven Theatre has been taking the kind of...

• Tickets are now available for Commedia Beauregard's last production of "A Klingon Christmas Carol," running Dec. 4 to 21 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. Order by Oct. 3 and receive a 20 percent discount. (773) 935-6875 or cbtheatre.org.

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