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What You Need To Know About the Chicago Dining Scene This Week

RIP, Embeya (564 W. Randolph St., West Loop). The Asian-leaning stunner struggled since the messy departure of chef Thai Dang last year, a split that led to an eventual lawsuit.

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Because you can never have too many options for falafel, Rumi Middle Eastern Grill (1534 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wicker Park, 773-666-5119) entered the fray with a fast-casual spot that also promises several gluten-free options.

Piccolo Sogno Due’s reconcepting is complete, with the opening of the more casual Nonnina (340 N. Clark St., River North, 312-822-0077). The full-service/grab-and-go hybrid offers regional Italian dishes and an adjacent counter-service component with subs and salads dubbed Nonnina To Go. Read more.

Expanding on his success in Albany Park, Chef Dudley Nieto has opened another location of taco joint and cantina Rojo Gusano (3131 N. Central Ave., Belmont-Cragin, 773-736-1812). The identical menu at the BYOB (for now) second spot includes ceviches and globally inspired tacos.

From the Pearl Tavern crew comes Whiskey Thief (616 Davis St., 847-859-2519), bringing small bites, burgers, pasta, and—yes—lots of whiskey, to Evanston.

Dos Urban Cantina (2829 W. Armitage Ave., Logan Square, 773-661-6452) has added a new spirits pro to its team: Larry...

    What You Need To Know About the Chicago Dining Scene This Week
    The guys behind Real Urban Barbecue have taken Nashville hot chicken to Highland Park. Honey's Hot Chicken (1791 St. Johns Ave., 847-432-6300) offers plenty of other sauces and spices to season your bird, plus sandwiches, southern comfort dishes, and unique sides. Read more.
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Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

621 W. Randolph St. 312-466-1000

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1814 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-661-6132

622 N. Fairbanks Court 312-642-0700

111 N. State St. 312-781-4483

1909 W. Byron St. 773-409-4125

The Berghoff (17 W. Adams St. 312-408-0200) offers $3 steins of Berghoff beer, $4 chicken quesadillas, $5 fried pickles, $6 well drinks, and $7 Bavarian pretzels and glasses of house wine at the bar from 3-6 p.m.

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    Rick Bayless at Macy's, dumplings and cider at Salero and more thing to do in Chicago on Wednesday, June 29. Pintxos and Porrons 621 W. Randolph St.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

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  • Permit issued for signs

    FACE LIT CHANNEL LETTERS MOUNTED TO WEST ELEVATION

    125 S. Clinton St. Issued June 28, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for new construction

    REVISION TO EXISTING PERMIT #100640947 TO UPDATE MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND ARCHITECTURAL ITEMS TO REFLECT LANDLORD AND OWNER REQUIRED CHANGES OF AN EXISTING MERCANTILE USE. **Self-Certification Project - Conditional Permit: Subject to audit & field inspections**

    121 N. Clinton St. Issued June 27, 2016 Comment

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What to Eat and Drink in Chicago This Week

Toast Spanish-style at Salero (621 W. Randolph St., West Loop, 312-466-1000) during their new Pintxos and Porróns deal—on select...

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Start the week on a cheery note at Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya (1482 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wicker Park, 773-270-4150), which launches a new happy hour today. Buy a bowl...

At Sink|Swim (3213 W. Armitage Ave., Logan Square, 773-486-7465), the crew is joining forces with River North hotspot the Broken Shaker for a collaborative six-course dinner. The meal is $65, and you can tack on drink pairings, which are also a team effort.

Celebrate Shark Week with a $6 Whale’n Willie cocktail at Dive Bar (3445 N. Halsted St., Lake View, 773-770-4618), a combo of rum, guava nectar, pineapple juice, and more in an open-mouthed fish glass. You can take advantage of the special today through Friday.

The first day of July marks the start of the monthlong Lobster Festival at Shaw’s Crab House (21 E. Hubbard St., River North, 312-527-2722), where the menu gets flooded with lobster options such as fettuccini, maki, and macaroni and cheese.

    What to Eat and Drink in Chicago This Week
    Start the week on a cheery note at Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya (1482 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wicker Park, 773-270-4150), which launches a new happy hour today. Buy a bowl of ramen and you'll get beer for $1, or focus your attention on izakaya dishes for $3 to $4 or drinks from $4 to $6.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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151 N. Riverside, LondonHouse Among Projects Honored for Structural Engineering

151 N. Riverside, LondonHouse Among Projects Honored for Structural Engineering

    151 N. Riverside, LondonHouse win engineering awards
    The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois presents awards for excellence each year at its annual banquet. The 2016 meeting saw several Chicago and Chicago area projects honored.
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Surveillance images released of suspect in Addison bank robbery

...did not show a weapon when he stole cash from the Chase Bank branch on 600 West Lake Street at 8:27 a.m.Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact...

    Surveillance images released of suspect in Addison bank robbery
    The FBI is asking for the public's help in tracking down a man suspected in a bank robbery in west suburban Addison last Wednesday. Investigators say he did not show a weapon when he stole cash from the Chase Bank branch on 600 West Lake Street at 8:27 a.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Taste of Chicago 2016: Your Complete Guide

225 S. Canal St.

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South Columbus and East Jackson drives, Chicago IL 60602

105 E. 47th St.

2100 W. Belmont Ave.

1535 W. Madison St.

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

4550 W. Jackson Blvd.

2034 W. Division St.

300 W. 26th St.

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

2373 S. Archer Ave.

939 W. 18th St.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

108 N. State St.

300 W. 31st St.

623 S. Wabash Ave.

1532 N. Wells St.

4623 N. Broadway

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

4171 S. Archer Ave.

805 S. State St.

134 S. Wabash Ave.

5700 S. Cicero Ave.

1528 N. Wells St.

941 W. Randolph St.

252 W. 26th St.

11 E. Illinois St.

210 E. Illinois St.

1014 W. Taylor St.

6232 N. Broadway

1829 W. Chicago Ave.

5691 N. Milwaukee Ave.

4801 N. Broadway

2518 W. 63rd St.

847 W. Fulton Market

5203 N. Clark St.

1140 W. Madison St.

3267 S. Halsted St.

5212 N. Clark St.

1623 N. Milwaukee Ave.

700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier

3830 W. Lawrence Ave.

2800 N. Clark St.

4603 N. Lincoln Ave.

Parking Details: Park right below the action! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

Parking Details: Park right below the action! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

    Taste of Chicago 2016: Your Complete Guide
    Although the first day of summer has come and gone, many locals gauge the season's start using a different annual marker - The Taste of Chicago. Its 36th year kicks off July 6 in Grant Park, where an array of food is complemented by music and family-friendly activities.
    http://patch.com

  • OMG I got exited when I saw this posting thinking that TASTE of Rogers Park finally was being announced only to see that is the Taste of Chicago. I should have know that TASTE of Rogers Park was way too much to even think about. Maybe next year?

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Taste of Chicago 2016: Your Complete Guide

225 S. Canal St.

This article has 47 other Chicago locations (Show)

South Columbus and East Jackson drives, Chicago IL 60602

105 E. 47th St.

2100 W. Belmont Ave.

1535 W. Madison St.

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

4550 W. Jackson Blvd.

2034 W. Division St.

300 W. 26th St.

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

2373 S. Archer Ave.

939 W. 18th St.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

108 N. State St.

300 W. 31st St.

623 S. Wabash Ave.

1532 N. Wells St.

4623 N. Broadway

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

4171 S. Archer Ave.

805 S. State St.

134 S. Wabash Ave.

5700 S. Cicero Ave.

1528 N. Wells St.

941 W. Randolph St.

252 W. 26th St.

11 E. Illinois St.

210 E. Illinois St.

1014 W. Taylor St.

6232 N. Broadway

1829 W. Chicago Ave.

5691 N. Milwaukee Ave.

4801 N. Broadway

2518 W. 63rd St.

847 W. Fulton Market

5203 N. Clark St.

1140 W. Madison St.

3267 S. Halsted St.

5212 N. Clark St.

1623 N. Milwaukee Ave.

700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier

3830 W. Lawrence Ave.

2800 N. Clark St.

4603 N. Lincoln Ave.

Parking Details: Park right below the action! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

Parking Details: Park right below the action! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

    Taste of Chicago 2016: Your Complete Guide
    Although the first day of summer has come and gone, many locals gauge the season's start using a different annual marker - The Taste of Chicago. Its 36th year kicks off July 6 in Grant Park, where an array of food is complemented by music and family-friendly activities.
    http://patch.com

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Rauner: ‘Very close’ to stopgap budget — but forget CPS ‘bailout’

“We want to make sure he hears out concerns,” said Carmen Macias, a childcare provider who gathered near a passing sports utility vehicle that shuttled Rauner into a gated parking lot at 401 S. Clinton St.

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Gov. Bruce Rauner greeted people before speaking to the Illinois Taxpayer Federation annual meeting at Maggiano's, 516 N. Clark St., Thursday. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times

    Rauner: 'Very close' to stopgap budget - but forget CPS 'bailout'
    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday revealed that negotiations on a stopgap budget are "very close" to being finalized - but stressed he'd veto a bill that includes a "bailout" for Chicago Public Schools. Legislators will come back to Springfield next Wednesday, according to an announcement sent to lawmakers Thursday afternoon.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

6 days ago

Illinois Tech and Active Transportation Alliance Partnering for Driverless Cars Panel – June 27

...Be Good for Cities? on Monday, June 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. at 565 W. Adams St.

    Illinois Tech and Active Transportation Alliance Partnering for Driverless Cars Panel - June 27
    To better understand the impact of autonomous cars on car dependency, urban vitality and sustainable transportation like walking, biking and public transit in metropolitan areas like Chicago, Active Transportation Alliance is partnering with Illinois Tech to host a panel discussion, Will Driverless Cars Be Good for Cities?
    https://iit.edu

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