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Weekly Planner: Slurping Turtle, Ronero’s Happy Hour

Happy Hour at Ronero Oysters take the spotlight at Chicago’s newest happy hour. Nowadays, head to Ronero Tuesday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. to enjoy discounted food and drinks, including dollar oysters. The freshly shucked bivalves come with a variety of accompaniments, including leche de tigre mignonette, house-fermented hot sauce and Brazilian farofa. Champagne […]

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Nov 01, 2017 04:05 AM
Wow Bao Contest, Ronero’s Happy Hour

Wow Bao Eating Championship Oysters take the spotlight at Chicago’s newest happy hour. Nowadays, head to RoneroTuesday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. to enjoy discounted food and drinks, including dollar oysters. The freshly shucked bivalves come with a variety of accompaniments, including leche de tigre mignonette, house-fermented hot sauce and Brazilian farofa. Champagne […]

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Oct 30, 2017 06:06 PM
Chicago Makes Its Mark on Nashville

Chefs and restaurateurs are expanding their Chicago brands southward to Nashville. Although Nashville is roughly 450 miles South of Chicago, the two cities have never felt closer thanks to a recent uptick in restaurant expansions and chef movement. The draw for Chicago restaurants and bars to branch out to Nashville, essentially the closest Southern city […]

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Aug 29, 2017 04:25 AM

New Patios Are Better Late Than Never

With Labor Day looming, back-to-school season in full force, and the fleeting heat dissipating, it might seem like summer is over, right? WRONG. To help assuage our seasonal woes, two restaurants are opening up late-season patios, proving that some things are better late than never. 


Municipal
(Soon you'll be able to eat this on Municipal's new patio)


Dim sum just tastes better al fresco. It's a fact. That's why you'll want to make a bee line to Yum Cha Dim Sum Parlor to take advantage of their new patio. Situated in the unfairly gorgeous Lakeshore East enclave, the restaurant setting is lustrous enough as is, let alone when you allow diners to dine outdoors and bask in the urban glitz. Perch yourself on the sprawling, serene patio and dig into shrimp dumplings, BBQ pork buns, oxtail potstickers, wok-braised octopus, foie gras egg tarts, and lots more. 


Another new patio is on its way to River North come early September. Because let's be honest, a crisp fall breeze is more enjoyable than humid, sweaty summer air. Said patio can soon be found at Municipal Bar + Dining Co., where a sprawling outdoor space boasts flat-screen televisions, comfy seating, and a killer sound system. With seating for up to 85 guests, the patio will feature Municipal's full dining menu of mod American bar fare curated by chef Guillermo Tellez, including a roasted prime rib French dip, crab cakes, and honey BBQ roasted pork, among others. Not to mention the libations, which run the gamut from craft beers and wines to specialty house cocktails crafted by the Tippling Brothers. VIP bottle service is also available. Patio hours will be Monday-Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. 


- Matt Kirouac

Neighborhoods: River NorthMillennium Park

The upscale sports and cocktail lounge pays homage to Chicago's rich architectural landscape. Design elements include salvaged city relics, riveted metal and graphic layered wall murals of digitally reinterpreted EL...

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Traditional Chinese dim sum takes the stage at Yum Cha Dim Sum Parlor, a partnership with Chinatown's Phoenix Restaurant. Small plates of Chinese finger foods prepared by "Food Buddha" Rodelio...

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