23 hours ago

An Upcoming Chicago Coffeeshop will Donate All Proceeds to Prevent Suicides

...The unique concept is called Sip of Hope and should open in the spring at 3039 W. Fullerton Avenue (the former Dill Pickle Food Co-Op space). The shop will also staff trained volunteers...

    An Upcoming Chicago Coffeeshop will Donate All Proceeds to Prevent Suicides
    Dark Matter Coffeeis collaborating with a charity to open a new Logan Square coffeehouse with the intention of donating all net proceeds to promote suicide prevention. The unique concept is called Sip of Hope and should open in the spring at 3039 W. Fullerton Avenue (the former Dill Pickle Food Co-Op space).
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25 hours ago

Tour Jolly Pumpkin’s Chicago Brewpub, Bringing Barrel-Aged Fun to Hyde Park

...wings, and more when Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery opens on Tuesday, October 24 at 5251 S. Harper Court...

    Tour Jolly Pumpkin's Chicago Brewpub, Bringing Barrel-Aged Fun to Hyde Park
    Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ale, a Michigan-based brewery known for barrel-aged sours, has arrived in Chicago with a 5,800-square-foot brewpub in Hyde Park. It'll serve pizza, burgers, Korean chicken wings, and more when Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery opens on Tuesday, October 24 at 5251 S. Harper Court.
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45 hours ago

Fulton Market’s Emporium Arcade Bar Has an Opening Date

...re replacing The Betty, a cocktail lounge that closed in September after two years at 839 W. Fulton Market...

    Fulton Market's Emporium Arcade Bar Has an Opening Date
    The owners of Emporium Arcade Bar have announced a November 3 opening date for their Fulton Market location. It's Emporium's third Chicago location, mixing craft beer with vintage arcade video games. They're replacing The Betty, a cocktail lounge that closed in September after two years at 839 W. Fulton Market.
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2 days ago

Inside Gibsons’ New Tri-Level Steakhouse With Gorgeous Skyline Views

...stands where the Chicago River begins to bend north inside a sparkling new skyscraper at 233 N. Canal Street. While Gibsons is a name synonymous with old-school Chicago — with a martini in hand...

    Inside Gibsons' New Tri-Level Steakhouse With Gorgeous Skyline Views
    As Chicago's steakhouses modernize, the stakes have never been higher for Gibsons Restaurant Group as they debut its first new restaurant in more than a decade. Gibsons Italia is a lavish three-level Italian steakhouse that includes a third-floor bar with a retractable roof.
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2 days ago

Bucktown’s New Shuffleboard Club Should Open in Early 2018

Workers are making their rounds inside the empty warehouse at Milwaukee and Leavitt, the site of the Chicago location of Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club. This is the Midwest...

...world-ranked shuffleboard players hoping to open their second club in January or February at 1760 N. Milwaukee Avenue. in Bucktown...

    Bucktown's New Shuffleboard Club Should Open in Early 2018
    Workers are making their rounds inside the empty warehouse at Milwaukee and Leavitt, the site of the Chicago location of Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club. This is the Midwest follow-up to Royal Palms' original space that opened three years ago in Brooklyn.
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3 days ago

Hyde Park’s First Brewery, Jolly Pumpkin, Announces Opening Date

The brewpub sits at a corner space at the Harper Court mixed-used development at 5251 S. Harper Court. It’ll serve burgers, pizzas, and sandwiches to complement the beer and cider. Jolly Pumpkin...

    Hyde Park's First Brewery, Jolly Pumpkin, Announces Opening Date
    After a small delay, Michigan-based Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ale announced it'll open its Hyde Park brewpub on Tuesday, October 24. The project's official name is Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria Brewery and it's the brewery's first opening outside of Michigan. The brewpub will feature more than 30 taps and a menu tailored to the Chicago market, according to a news release.
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3 days ago

Chicago’s First Standalone Cat Cafe Could Get Its Cats Next Week

...review applications, the owners still hope to open at the end of the month at 1746 W. North Avenue...

    Chicago's First Standalone Cat Cafe Could Get Its Cats Next Week
    City Hall is snarling the opening process for the city's first standalone cat cafe, yet ownership hopes that the cats will arrive next week in Bucktown. In good news, construction on The Windy Kitty Cafe and Lounge should finish on Wednesday, according to co-owner Jenny Tiner.
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4 days ago

Pipeworks Wants to Open a Logan Square Brewpub in 2019

...the team behind Pipeworks Brewing. The acclaimed beer-maker plans to open a brewpub at 2614 N. California Avenue. It is still in the initial stages and needs community and city approvals, but ownership...

    Pipeworks Wants to Open a Logan Square Brewpub in 2019
    Brewery-fresh beer and food could be coming to Logan Square from the team behind Pipeworks Brewing. The acclaimed beer-maker plans to open a brewpub at 2614 N. California Avenue. It is still in the initial stages and needs community and city approvals, but ownership is shooting for an early 2019 opening.
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4 days ago

Small Cheval’s Line-Inducing Burgers Should Arrive in the Loop Next Week

...River. While Hogsalt Hospitality’s Brendan Sodikoff hasn’t shown his cards, personnel over at 150 North Riverside say that the restaurant will open on Monday, October 23 inside the office tower which...

    Small Cheval's Line-Inducing Burgers Should Arrive in the Loop Next Week
    Small Cheval, home of one of Chicago's most-favorite burgers, is set to open its second location next week inside a Loop skyscraper that overlooks the Chicago River. While Hogsalt Hospitality's Brendan Sodikoff hasn't shown his cards, personnel over at 150 North Riverside say that the restaurant will open on Monday, October 23 inside the office tower which opened earlier this year.
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5 days ago

Chicago’s First Vegan Bakery Hits a Snag

...Lakeview. Owner Heather Bodine-Lederman wanted to take over the former Kitchen 17 space at 613 W. Briar Place and open Chicago’s first 100-percent vegan bakery. However, Bodine-Leaderman took to Facebook...

    Chicago's First Vegan Bakery Hits a Snag
    Fans of Pie, Pie My Darling's vegan desserts received some bad news over the weekend, as its bakery/cafe won't open as planned in Lakeview. Owner Heather Bodine-Lederman wanted to take over the former Kitchen 17 space at 613 W. Briar Place and open Chicago's first 100-percent vegan bakery.
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5 days ago

Inside Downtown Chicago’s Next Modern Food Hall, Now Open

...Forum 55 stands on the concourse level of the 50-story Mid-Continental Plaza at 55 E. Monroe Street. Aimed a Loop office workers, customers will have a choice between cheffy burgers, ramen, tamales...

    Inside Downtown Chicago's Next Modern Food Hall, Now Open
    Chicago's latest food hall - featuring 10 different food vendors - debuts today with a unique way to order food. Forum 55 stands on the concourse level of the 50-story Mid-Continental Plaza at 55 E. Monroe Street. Aimed a Loop office workers, customers will have a choice between cheffy burgers, ramen, tamales, pierogis, and more.
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Oct 13

BBQ Supply Hyde Park Opens Today With Succulent Brisket and More

...been looking for expansion opportunities and when Yusho closed, he pounced on the space at 1301 E. 53rd Street...

    BBQ Supply Hyde Park Opens Today With Succulent Brisket and More
    Hyde Park is one of the most-unique communities in Chicago and today Jared Leonard seeks to win the over the neighborhood with ribs, brisket, and more at BBQ Supply Co. Leonard opened his first restaurant seven years ago in West Ridge, adopting a "pit to plate" philosophy by carefully smoking premium meats.
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Oct 12

Delectable Lobster Dumplings and More Arrive in Pilsen in November

...and Gillanders has an opening date. S.K.Y. will open on Nov. 17 at 1239 W. 18th Street...

    Delectable Lobster Dumplings and More Arrive in Pilsen in November
    Since April, former Intro Chicago executive chef Stephen Gillanders has gotten better acquainted with the 126-year-old building in Pilsen that will house S.K.Y. He projected a summer opening, but the building's infrastructure didn't cooperate and for the last six months his crew has been making repairs to appease city inspectors.
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Oct 12

Popular LA Breakfast Spot Nighthawk is Opening a Chicago Restaurant

...in Chicago. Nighthawk: AM represents a new take-out focused version of the brand at 2273 N. Lincoln Avenue — that’s the area where several restaurant have closed near the former Children’s Memorial...

    Popular LA Breakfast Spot Nighthawk is Opening a Chicago Restaurant
    Nighthawk: Breakfast Bar, an all-day LA breakfast favorite known for items (including cereal served with boozy milk) is opening a spin-off next month in Chicago. Nighthawk: AM represents a new take-out focused version of the brand at 2273 N. Lincoln Avenue - that's the area where several restaurant have closed near the former Children's Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park.
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