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Chicago Brunch Bites: Riva and River Roast

Chicago Brunch Bites:  Chicago Brunch Bites In this week’s batch of brunch bites, Riva rolls out weekend brunch and River Roast implements brunch service. If there’s anything that can provide impetus to visit Navy Pier on the weekends and endure the heinous melee of tourists, it’s the siren song of brunch. Notably, Riva Crab House has rolled out weekend […]

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Jul 30, 2014 08:02 PM
Two Restaurants Roll Out Bakery Programs

Restaurants Roll Out Bakery: Duran European Sandwiches and HotChocolate both implement bakery and cafe programs. Bakery: When carbs are innately a restaurant’s bread and butter, then it makes sense to expound upon the idea with a supplemental bakery program. Such is the thinking at two restaurants rolling out bakery programs and augmenting their regular menus […]

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Jul 30, 2014 01:58 AM
Weekday Planner: Monthly Lobster Rolls, Vegetarian Tasting Menus, Choucroute Series, and Guest Bartender Series

Monthly Lobster Rolls at Bow & Stern Oyster Bar:   Monthly Lobster Rolls: Dining Chicago Weekday Planner: Weekday food and drink planner for Chicago: July 28-August 1. Rising to the lseafood-loving needs of the West Town neighborhood, Bow & Stern Oyster Bar is bringing back its cultishly adored lobster rolls for one night a month. The last […]

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Jul 29, 2014 05:28 PM
Vera Chicago
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Vera Chicago

Mark Mendez and wife Elizabeth, former executive chef and wine director respectively at Carnivale, have broken out on their own to establish this Spanish-focused restaurant in the West Loop. The menus, both food and spirits, are influenced by the couple's extensive travels to Spain. Mendez puts his spin on classic dishes that rotate seasonally, and his wife complements them with bold wine choices, including an impressive selection of sherry.

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Address: 1023 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60607

Neighborhood: West Loop

Region: Chicago West

County: Cook

Phone: 312.243.9770

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