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Rebar at Trump Hotel Chicago: On March 14, Rebar (401 N. Wabash Ave., 312-588-8034) will feature a Shamrocktini, which includes Jameson whiskey, vanilla Absolut vodka and creme de menthe and has gold flakes around the rim, for $15.

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Aria: This sushi restaurant (200 N. Columbus Dr., 312-444-9494) will feature a cocktail, the Irish Snowflake (Jameson whiskey, Frangelico liqueur, green creme de menthe and whipped cream), for $13.

The Allis at Soho House Chicago: The Allis (113-125 N. Green St., 312-521-8000) will feature two cocktails: Drowning the Shamrock (rum, green Chartreuse, lime, creme de cocoa and vanilla simple syrup) and the Mott Street Cathedral (Irish whiskey, Lillet Blanc and orange bitters).

Bar on Buena: Bar on Buena (910 W. Buena Ave., 773-525-8665) will serve The Tipperary, a combination of Bushmills' Black Bush Irish whiskey, Aperol and Cocchi vermouth with an orange peel garnish, for $10.

...and Grille: From 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 13, The Boundary (1932 W. Division St., 773-278-1919) will offer specialty drinks and shots, including a Leprechaun Latte with Tippy...

Chicago Cut Steakhouse/The Local Chicago: From March 13-17, Chicago Cut Steakhouse (300 N. LaSalle Dr., 312-329-1800) and The Local Chicago (198 E. Delaware Pl., 312-280-8887) will...

...17, Chicago Cut Steakhouse (300 N. LaSalle Dr., 312-329-1800) and The Local Chicago (198 E. Delaware Pl., 312-280-8887) will serve Irish Mint milkshakes, made with spearmint ice cream, for $7...

The Dawson: The Dawson (730 W. Grand Ave., 312-243-8955) will offer four cocktails: the Irish Old Fashioned (Jameson whiskey, honey syrup...

The Florentine: On March 14, The Florentine (151 W. Adams St., 312-660-8866) will serve a Mint Whip cocktail featuring Stolichnaya vanilla vodka, Varnelli Caffe Moka liqueur, Bailey's Irish Cream and mint-infused whipped cream for $13.

Foodlife: From March 12-18, Foodlife (835 N. Michigan Ave., 312-335-3663) will feature its annual Shammock Shake, which features mint chocolate chip ice cream, for $4.39. 

The Gage: From March 13-17, The Gage (24 S. Michigan Ave., 312-372-4243) will serve Jenny's Blade, a cocktail inspired by character Jenny Everdeane...

Labriola Ristorante & Cafe:  From March 14-17, the restaurant (535 N. Michigan Ave., 312-955-3100) will offer its Labriola Irish Coffee (Irish whiskey and coffee with creme de menthe whipped cream) for $9. For reservations, call the restaurant or go here.

Level Two: The restaurant and bar (633 N. Saint Clair St., 312-274-4444) will serve drink specials such as The Emerald (vermouth and Redbreast Irish...

Lobby Lounge at ShowPlace Icon Theatre: Throughout the month of March, Lobby Lounge (150 W. Roosevelt Rd., 312-564-2104) will offer a Four-Leaf Clover Martini composed of passion fruit rum, Midori melon liqueur, pineapple and Sprite for $12.

Tanta: From March 14-17, Tanta (118 W. Grand Ave., 312-222-9700) will offer a Don Patricio cocktail, which includes pisco, Gran Clasico, lemon...

Tapworks: Tapworks (820 W. Jackson Blvd., 312-682-5898) will offer an Irish Smash Cocktail from March 14-17. The drink is $8.95 and will include Jameson whiskey, mint, soda and sugar.

Timothy O'Toole's Pub: From March 12-17, the pub's Chicago (622 N. Fairbanks Ct., 312-642-0700) and Gurnee (5572 Grand Ave., 847-249-0800) locations will offer Irish Car Bombs ($8) and Jameson Irish Coffee ($7). 

Timothy O'Toole's Pub: From March 12-17, the pub's Chicago (622 N. Fairbanks Ct., 312-642-0700) and Gurnee (5572 Grand Ave., 847-249-0800) locations will offer Irish Car Bombs ($8) and Jameson Irish Coffee ($7). 

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Goddess Gold Coast Opening in April; A North Center Cocktail Bar; More Plywood

1) GOLD COAST— The Goddess and Grocer at 1127 N. State St. is scheduled for an April opening. Ownership wanted to open in January, but revised the date. [EaterWire]

5) STREETERVILLE— Texas de Brazil took another step toward returning to Chicago. Last month the city granted a building permit for the churrascaria at 200 E. Illinois St., the Optima Chicago Center. Texas de Brazil closed in March 2013 to make room for Eataly at 51 E. Ohio St. [EaterWire]

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2) NORTH CENTER— The Victor Bar, a "Parisian-style cocktail bar" is heading to 4011 N. Damen Ave. It could open in August or September. [DNAinfo]

3) THE LOOP— Prime & Provisions, the steakhouse from the DineAmic Group (Bull & Bear, Sienna Tavern) is shooting for a spring opening at 222 N. LaSalle St. [EaterWire]

4) LINCOLN PARK— The second iteration of Strings ramen shop is aiming for a soft opening on March 17. Strings II at 1629 N. Halsted St. would be a spin off of Strings' original location in Chinatown. [DNAinfo]

5) STREETERVILLE— Texas de Brazil took another step toward returning to Chicago. Last month the city granted a building permit for the churrascaria at 200 E. Illinois St., the Optima Chicago Center. Texas de Brazil closed in March 2013 to make room for Eataly at 51 E. Ohio St. [EaterWire]

7) WICKER PARK— In anticipation of Mondo Meatball opening next week at 1467 N. Milwaukee Ave., staff will host an open house from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The public is invited to check out the space and sample the menu. [EaterWire]

8) LOGAN SQUARE— Signs point to Kaffe Cafe opening soon at 3524 W. Armitage Ave. That's the former Global Cafe that closed in August. [DNAinfo]

9) ROGERS PARK— A second Insomnia Cookies will open at 6470 N. Sheridan Road, across the street from Loyola University. Management has yet to share the opening date. Chicago's other Insomnia Cookies is at 2260 N. Lincoln Ave., near the DePaul University campus. [EaterWire]

9) ROGERS PARK— A second Insomnia Cookies will open at 6470 N. Sheridan Road, across the street from Loyola University. Management has yet to share the opening date. Chicago's other Insomnia Cookies is at 2260 N. Lincoln Ave., near the DePaul University campus. [EaterWire]

  • any one have more details about the who and what of kaffe cafe? would like to see something in that cute space, but don't want it to hurt the other coffee shop near calf and armitage.

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