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What McDonald’s Could Do Next in Russia

“It’s clear that this crisis is far from over,” Kempczinski said on the call. “With an ever-changing situation, we are analyzing our options and expect to provide clear guidance to investors and other stakeholders no later than the end of the second quarter.” Kempczinski declined to tell investors more about …

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Cubs’ Seiya Suzuki: Padres’ Yu Darvish ‘good influence’ and ‘superstar’

SAN DIEGO — Padres pitcher Yu Darvish couldn’t help but take at least one shot when he hosted Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki in San Diego this week: “Hey, do you like the hot weather here?” In free agency this spring, Suzuki chose the Cubs, Darvish’s former team, over the Padres. …

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Atlanta Restaurant Guide: Pizza

Pizza is affordable, hassle-free food for all occasions. He can feed a crowd and moves well. It’s a meal in itself, and it’s satisfying any time of the day, even as cold breakfast leftovers. We’ve long been a pizza-loving nation, but no more so than during the pandemic. In 2020, …

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Chicago’s Sunda New Asian Restaurant Celebrates Native Asian American Hawaiian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

CHICAGO (WLS) – Sunda New Asian is celebrating Asian American Indian, Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout May with special menu items that can be enjoyed in the venue to eat, the large patio or by delivery. Sunda New Asian is an award-winning restaurant concept offering elevated Southeast Asian …

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Mother’s Day ‘is everyday’ for Martha Stewart – Chicago Tribune

It was ten years ago, in March 2012, when I walked with Martha Stewart in the ballroom of the Peabody Hotel during the 45th annual Pillsbury Bake-Off held in Orlando, Florida. We discussed many topics, from recipes from our own mothers and the fame of my hometown Indiana peppermint harvest, …

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Things to do in Miami: Estrella Damm Culinary Journey

That incomparable Spanish flair in Miami this month? You can thank iconic Barcelona brewer Estrella Damm for making this possible. Each year, the Spanish brewer partners with many Miami chefs and restaurants, encouraging them to create special menus and tastings that pair beautifully with Estrella Damm’s lager. It’s known as …

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For Black-Owned Businesses, Pandemic Shutdowns Followed by Resurgence

Placeholder while loading article actions The rib and whiskey bar that Terri Evans opened in Chicago’s South Loop with her 401(k) savings attracted mostly tourists and convention-goers — until the coronavirus pandemic and stay-at-home orders swept the countries from March 2020. Evans worried about keeping his 12 full-time employees on …

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Former Idaho lawmaker convicted of raping intern – NBC Chicago

A former Idaho lawmaker was found guilty on Friday of raping a 19-year-old legislative intern after a dramatic trial in which the young woman fled the witness box during a testimony by saying “I can’t do that”. The intern told a Statehouse supervisor that Aaron von Ehlinger raped her in …

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US economy shrinks, threats loom, but growth set to last – NBC Chicago

The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year and faces threats of high inflation and rising interest rates, but economists predict a return to growth for the rest of the year. 2022 based on the strength of the labor market and consumer spending. The first quarterly …

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New Restaurant Coming to Downtown Aurora Stems from Farmer’s Market Success – Chicago Tribune

Alicia Butron has been cooking and selling empanadas for nine years. But for the first time, she’ll be doing it from her own restaurant – in downtown Aurora. Alice’s Corner, 37 W. New York St., along an area sometimes referred to as restaurant row, is expected to open in the …

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Comings and Goings: Career Developments in Associations

Career moves are common in the nonprofit industry. There are several leadership changes this month, including Lynne Osmond becoming the first woman to lead Choose Chicago, Lew Sherr moving into the leadership position of the US Tennis Association, and Michelle Korsmo taking the helm. of the National Restaurant Association. In …

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Firenze Italian Street Food expands to Wicker Park, bringing Schiacciata flatbread sandwiches to Division Street

WICKER PARK – An Italian sandwich shop with bread baked on site opens on the border of Wicker Park and the Ukrainian village. Firenze, 2121 W. Division St., offers sandwiches made with schiacciata, a popular flatbread found in Florence, Italy, which gives the restaurant its name. Options range from turkey …

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US Seafood Imports Fuel Russia’s War Machine

A US ban on seafood imports from Russia following its invasion of Ukraine was meant to sap billions of dollars from Vladimir Putin’s war machine. It didn’t work that way. Loopholes in import regulations mean pollock, salmon and crab caught by Russia are likely to enter the United States anyway …

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Datz, the restaurant in Tampa, offers comfort food like the Cheesy Todd

Tampa, Florida – When Suzanne Perry and her husband, Roger, moved to the Tampa Bay area, they found themselves with more free time. This gave them the opportunity to realize their dream of opening a great restaurant. And “Datz” exactly what they did. Datz Restaurant is inspired by historic Midwestern …

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Philadelphia chef Michael Solomonov launches New York comeback with Israeli restaurant Buzzy Laser Wolf

Philadelphia celebrity chef and restaurateur Michael Solomonov is making a comeback in New York — and this time he’s embarking on a full-fledged restaurant. Solomonov is expanding his hit Laser Wolf, a fiery Israeli grill that has topped national lists of the best since opening in Philadelphia two years ago. …

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Chicago Joe’s Auction: “Everything is sold”

Chicago history aficionados and lovers of the now-closed Chicago Joe’s still have the opportunity to bring home a piece of the beloved restaurant. Almost every item that adorned the interior – or exterior – will be auctioned off at the end of the month. The building at 2256 W. Irving …

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Here are 23 newly acclaimed spots – NBC Chicago

Twenty-three Chicago restaurants have earned Michelin’s seal of culinary excellence, as the star-studded list was announced this week. The coveted Michelin designation is based on a number of factors, from the restaurant’s cuisine to the chef’s techniques. Among the group that won stars, Alinea topped the list with three – …

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Chicago restaurant Josephine’s Cooking hasn’t paid property taxes in 12 years, the Cook County Land Bank Authority stopped anyone from doing so through a tax sale

Josephine’s Cooking is a South Side institution popular among soul food fans and politicians, but records show it hasn’t paid its property taxes in 12 years. In total, the owners – “Mother” Josephine Wade and her son Victor Love – owe more than $500,000 in taxes and penalties. As a …

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New Ranking Shows Chicago’s Best Pizza, Featuring Lou Malnati’s and Giordano’s Not Making the Cut – NBC Chicago

From deep dish to thin crust, Chicagoans have always debated which place had the best pizza in town, and a new ranking has narrowed it down. In a new list from Tasting Table, Chicago pizzerias were ranked from No. 1 to No. 10, although classic chains like Lou Malnati and …

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Search for burglars who broke into restaurants, stealing booze from Loop to Lincoln Park

CHICAGO (CBS) – Police on Monday asked for the public’s help in locating a group of burglars who broke into restaurants and stole alcohol in the city centre, River North, Gold Coast and Lincoln Park. In each incident, the thieves smashed the glass of a side or back door of …

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Police announce 6 dead and at least 9 injured in Sacramento shooting

California police say six people are dead and at least nine others were injured after a shooting in downtown Sacramento. The Sacramento Police Department said the shooting happened early Sunday morning. Video posted to Twitter showed people running down the street as the sound of rapid gunfire could be heard …

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A hand-cut donut favorite reopens in Chatham and four more openings you need to know about

Chicago’s hospitality industry knows the unpredictable nature of the city’s spring weather well and stays fearless, enjoying the occasional sunny and warm days while preparing for a busy summer season. Here are some of the restaurants that have opened — or reopened — their dining rooms, patios and take-out display …

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Summary “Before I die”: episode 2

Before dying airs Sundays at 9:00 p.m. and is available to stream. WTTW Passport members can now stream the entire show. Recap the previous episode. Sean’s murder has made investigating his disappearance a top priority for the police, but Hannah, Billy and Tina still fear an escape. Tina feels she …

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Joe Flamm’s Rose Mary will celebrate surviving the pandemic with a special birthday dinner

For Joe Flamm, there have been many times since April 2021 where he doubted his Fulton Market restaurant, Rose Mary, would survive the pandemic. Worries are nothing new for restaurants trying to survive the tumultuous first year; few break even under normal conditions. But COVID has added extra layers with …

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Immersive Frida Kahlo Experience Kicks Off Chicago Restaurant Week

City council approves new casino committee despite… 23 minutes ago Pervis Spann is remembered as a pioneer of revolutionary music… 35 minutes ago NATO: 7,000 to 15,000 Russian soldiers dead in Ukraine 37 minutes ago Willie Wilson, officials are planning a $1 million gas giveaway… 50 minutes ago Proviso District …

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Where is the action? It’s always Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Second-generation Vegas bookmaker Kenny White recalls vivid scenes from his side of the counter, a beautiful scoreboard with games and corresponding odds behind him in different colors. “My favorite question was people coming in and asking, ‘Are these games being played today? That was question number one. …

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Chicago restaurants vying for top James Beard awards | Chicago News

(James Beard Foundation/Facebook) The James Beard Award nominations were announced Wednesday and provided a much-needed dose of good news for Chicago chefs and restaurants, who were announced as finalists in several high-profile categories. The awards will be presented on June 13 at a ceremony to be held at the Lyric …

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2 dead after gas explosion at popular Mexican resort: officials – NBC Chicago

A gas tank exploded Monday at a beachfront restaurant on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, killing two restaurant workers and injuring 18 people, authorities said. The restaurant is in a popular tourist area in the resort town of Playa del Carmen, south of Cancun, and three of the injured were apparently customers, …

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New Development Bringing More Retail to Northwest Indiana, Including More Upscale Stores | Northwest Indiana Commercial Securities

Northwest Indiana continued to attract new retail businesses in 2021, even as the sector was reshaped by e-commerce. The region’s retail sector has grown in importance. Long home to Indiana’s second-largest enclosed mall after Castleton Square Mall in Indianapolis, northwest Indiana has become a retail hub that draws shoppers from …

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Russian restaurant in Chicago debates name change amid online hate

In the United States, restaurants selling Russian food or products have faced online hate. Russian Tea Time in Chicago received threatening phone calls. The owner told Insider that she is considering changing the property’s name for the safety of her staff. Loading Something is loading. Two to three people call …

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Former employee sues Ace Hotel, alleging defamation and corporate negligence

When Claire Henry started working as Director of Marketing and Programming at Chicago’s Ace Hotel shortly after it opened in Fulton Market in the fall of 2017, she was excited about the possibility of creating a space where all kinds of people could come together to enjoy music, art and …

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Skokie Village Council Approves New Sales Tax for Old Orchard Mall – NBC Chicago

Shoppers will pay even more to shop at a popular suburban mall. Skokie Village Council on Monday approved an additional 1% sales tax for the Old Orchard shopping centre. The tax, according to village officials, is intended to “help modernize and revitalize the center”. Council members called the property “rundown”, …

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A note on how to report armadillos in Illinois, a well-photographed Cooper’s hawk, and thoughts on record-breaking smallmouth bass and northern pike in Illinois are among Chicago’s notes outside and beyond.

The notes come from outside Chicago and beyond. LAST WORD “If you have recently seen an armadillo in Illinois, please REPORT the sighting to IDNR at this link [wildlifeillinois.org/gallery/mammals/other-mammals/armadillo/]. Thank you.” My favorite social media post from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, February 19 on Facebook Cooper’s Hawk of …

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Andros Taverna is Hosting a Fundraiser in Honor of the Historic District’s Greek Restaurant, Terminal

In honor of the historic Terminal restaurant, which operated in Logan Square from 1911 until the 1970s, Andros Taverna will host Terminal Night on March 14 with a special Mezze Monday menu, as well as a cocktail menu with contributions from some of the restaurants and current favorite bars of …

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A new English football pub and chic upstairs cocktail bar are coming soon to Lincoln Park

The veteran publicans and spouses behind one of Chicago’s top football bars are set to launch a new English-style tavern this month, bringing their popular take on the country’s pub culture to the edge of Lincoln Park. Partners Jamie Hale and Julia Shell are aiming for an early March opening …

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“It’s like lifting a weight”

Chicago unmasked on day one: Restaurant owners and customers react to being maskless Matthew Gutowski, one of Replay’s leaders in Andersonville, says it’s a relief not having to check people’s vaccination status. CHICAGO – Matthew Gutowski, one of Replay’s leaders in Andersonville, says it’s a relief not having to check …

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“Ukrainians, the world is with you”: Chicago’s Tea Time Russian restaurant denounces the invasion of Ukraine and the policy of the Russian government

CHICAGO (CBS Chicago/CBS News) — The owners of the downtown Russian Tea Time restaurant issued a statement this week denouncing the invasion of Ukraine and the policies of the Russian government. The letter said: “Dear patrons and friends of the RTT, “We are heartbroken by the recent news; our thoughts …

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The Landmark Miller Bakery Cafe to be relaunched with a new coffee bar concept | Northwest Indiana Commercial Securities

McGowan & Sons, a seafood market in Valparaiso, has expanded its operations to include cooking classes, a new take-out menu, lobster rolls, wine tastings and fish fries on Fridays. The business located at 1607 Burlington Beach Road specializes in fresh seafood, including catch of the day, meal kits and freshly …

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Covid-19 and vaccine news: live updates

A CareCube testing site in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in November 2020.Credit…Dave Sanders for The New York Times A Brooklyn-based group of doctors is facing a class action lawsuit accusing it of charging hundreds of dollars for coronavirus tests to New Yorkers who thought they were getting them for free. The …

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Chicago Alderman aims to get tough on crime by introducing tougher liquor license requirements – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago alderman is taking action to crack down on crime in the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods by introducing an ordinance to make it harder for bad businesses to get liquor licenses. This comes after two shootings at a nightclub called the Point. READ MORE: Concern …

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‘Chicago Tonight’ in your neighborhood: Ukrainian village | Chicago News

Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne designated the Ukrainian Village as an official neighborhood in 1983. Nestled in Chicago’s West Town community area, it has long been an enclave for Ukrainian Americans and other Europeans. ‘Is. Today, the neighborhood’s main corridor on Chicago Avenue is filled with Ukrainian-owned businesses, shops, and restaurants. …

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Lakeview four apartments with huge apartments, 1910 interiors for sale

Completed in 1910 with a stately brick and stone exterior, the building was designed by Samuel Crowen, the architect of several industrial buildings in the Loop and West Loop, the Biograph Theater and several apartment buildings on the North Side. Crowen designed the Surf Street building, and a neighbor that …

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Not so fast: Lightfoot won’t put ‘artificial date’ on lifting mask, vaccination proof warrants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday she was not ready to ‘put an artificial date’ on Chicago’s mask lifting and proof of vaccination mandates – even though the city is making ‘significant progress’ in coping at the push of Omicron. When Governor Pritzker announced last week that he would lift his …

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Chim’s Thai Kitchen Brings the Love of Homemade, Authentic Cooking to Albany Park

ALBANY PARK — The owner of a new Thai restaurant developed a love of food from his mother’s cooking and now wants to share that passion with neighbors in Albany Park. Tony Sakmunwong opened Chim Thai Cuisine, 3254 W. Montrose Ave., late last month with a menu focused on traditional …

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City of Chicago mask mandate, evidence of vaccine requirements likely to end when Pritzker lifts Illinois mandate

CHICAGO (WLS) – Chicago health officials said they expect proof of the city’s vaccine requirement and indoor mask mandate to lift around the same time as those in the city. ‘State. Gov. JB Pritzker said he expects the state’s indoor mask mandate for places other than schools, hospitals and public …

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10 food trends that will disrupt the way we eat, cook and shop

4 Reading minutes The world of food is changing. Technology has invaded food in a big way, from meal delivery to social media to online shopping, and there’s no turning back. Investors too are in the midst of a huge love affair with all things food. (And long may it …

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NWI Business Ins and Outs: opening of Nisi Greek Taverna, La Dilla, Dunkin’ Donuts and Five Iron Golf; Casa Blanca closed | Northwest Indiana Commercial Securities

Five Iron Golf, an indoor golf and entertainment center, has just opened in Block37 in downtown Chicago. The new 11,000 square foot “entertainment” site offers interactive golf with high-tech golf simulators, entertainment and events. It features a restaurant with a chef-inspired menu and a full-service bar with craft cocktails and …

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New 2D restaurant now open in Lakeview takes over social media – NBC Chicago

Hand-drawn two-dimensional monochrome images cover a new Lakeview restaurant, which is making its mark on social media. The 2d restaurant, located at 3155 N. Halsted St., gave a soft opening Thursday, whipping up Pon de ring donuts, fried chicken and coffee for Chicagoans. Hundreds of thousands of people watched videos …

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Uno Pizzeria uses Chicago’s heritage to build a new prototype

It wasn’t the biggest cookie-cutter casual dining concept that Uno has transformed along the Northeast, hundreds of miles from the heart of Chicago. After being called Pizzeria Uno for several decades, the brand had undergone a menu expansion, implemented new designs, changed its name to Uno Chicago Grill and moved …

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Judge allows Minneapolis vaccine or test mandate to represent restaurants and bars

A Hennepin County judge has denied a request from a group of Minneapolis restaurant and bar owners asking the court to temporarily suspend enforcement of the city’s new requirement that customers show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative test. In a ruling filed Friday, Judge Laurie Miller …

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Chicago-based supplier for QC stores completes key expansion

Chicagoland Equipment & Supply (CES), a portfolio company of Cooper Management and a leading provider of equipment, supplies and services for the food industry, has acquired United Fast Food & Beverage Service (UFFB), a leading supplier of equipment and services for convenience stores and fast food restaurants. CES and UFFB …

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McDonald’s falls after profits hit by labor and commodity costs

McDonald’s said pandemic restrictions caused dining room closures in the quarter, and the company was seeing “increased pressure on labor availability and supply chain management” . Some locations have switched to take-out or drive-thru only, and comparable Chinese sales have been negative due to Covid outbreaks there. Get 4 weeks …

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Chicago’s Douglas Kim is an MGM sommelier and oversees 350,000 bottles of wine at Las Vegas resorts

LAS VEGAS – When he started at the Culinary Institute of America in 2004, Douglas Kim had every intention of becoming a chef. That was before he discovered how fascinating the study of wine could be thanks to a compulsory three-week course that put his career on a new trajectory. …

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Celebrities moving to Nashville include Kathie Lee Gifford, Maneet Chauhan

From celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan and Olympian Scott Hamilton to reality stars Kristin Cavallari and the Chrisleys, a brief look at the stars who have moved here recently Nationally known celebrities — who aren’t even country singers — are among recent waves of people flocking to Music City and the …

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Where you must show proof of COVID vaccination in Chicago, Cook County – NBC Chicago

Although top health officials are advising continued diligence around the pandemic, Chicago has likely passed the peak of the omicron variant COVID-19 and more people may be looking to get out in the city and surrounding suburbs this weekend. In Chicago and Cook County, a vaccination mandate remains in place, …

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2022 Chicago Auto Show Dates: First Look for Charity Gala to help raise funds ahead of annual event at McCormick Place

PRESS RELEASE (WLS) — The 2022 Chicago Auto Show is less than a month away and after a pandemic hiatus last year, this year’s First Look for Charity Gala is back. Here’s a look at what you can see and eat at this event that raises millions for charity. The …

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Next Chicago Bars and Restaurants You Need to Know

January 18 Bronzeville: The highly anticipated wine bar and restaurant Bronzeville Winery, co-owned by Eric Williams (Silver Room), has applied for a liquor license at 4420 S. Cottage Grove Avenue. Pandemic delays have pushed back an opening, but residents are eagerly awaiting a rare wine-focused spot south of Madison Street. …

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Companies cited for vaccination mandate, new CDC guidelines – NBC Chicago

Several Chicago businesses have received citations under the city’s new vaccination proof ordinance. Plus, from masking guidelines to travel advice, many are looking for the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois today: Do you …

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Vaccine requirement imposes itself in Boston bars and restaurants | Pennsylvania News

BOSTON (AP) — Patrons of restaurants, gyms and sports arenas in Boston had to prove on Saturday that they were at least partially inoculated against COVID-19 as the city rolls out a new policy to curb the spread of the virus. The vaccine requirement, announced last month, follows similar orders …

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Smoque BBQ celebrates 15 years with a sandwich for a special occasion

Smoque BBQ, the Eater 38-rated barbecue spot that opened in December 2006 in Old Irving Park, has never been very good at celebrating birthdays. Years passed, the two smokers continued to produce ribs, pulled pork and brisket, and Smoque’s reputation spread beyond Chicago – barbecue maven Steven Raichlen said his …

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Family meals took a hit during the pandemic

December is often a busy time for bars and restaurants. But the omicron variant, the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, has undermined those hopes in 2021. The holiday season has been canceled. Instead of going out to party, people stayed at home. But some restaurants have lost income from …

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Bob Chinn’s Crabhouse Closes Temporarily Due to Proof of Vaccination Requirements – NBC Chicago

Bob Chinn’s Crabhouse restaurant in Wheeling announced a temporary closure on Saturday, citing the reason as “unforeseen business circumstances” caused by proof of vaccination requirements in suburban Cook County. In a social media post, the popular suburban establishment announced it was suspending all activities from Sunday to Monday, February 7. …

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COVID vaccine requirement: Some Chicago restaurants report drop in business after mandate takes effect

CHICAGO (WLS) – Some Chicago restaurants say an already slow January is even slower now that evidence of the city’s COVID vaccine mandate is in effect. Customers often spend less after the holidays, and the cold and fear of the omicron variant keeps them indoors. Now some companies say the …

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Covid News: CDC advises Pfizer boosters for children 12 and older

PictureA teenager after receiving a first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in Nashville last year.Credit…Brett Carlsen for The New York Times The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday approved booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children ages 12 to 17, citing an increase in infections among …

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Chicago Media’s Busiest Restaurants in 2021

ChicagoRestaurant writers showcase their most visited places in 2021 as part of Eater’s continuing tradition of surveying city experts for their year-end catch. Amy Cavanaugh, Chicago magazine: Sepia. This place has long been one of my favorites, but in the post-vaccination world it has become a beacon of common sense. …

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Covid vaccine requirement begins Monday in Chicago, Cook County

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccine for indoor sites and the offices of the Illinois Secretary of State will be closed from Monday due to an upsurge in infections. The proof of vaccination rules will apply to all persons aged 5 years and over and …

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Old Chicago will return to downtown Denver in 2022

Eight years after closing its iconic 14th and Market Street location, Old Chicago Pizza + Taproom will finally make its long-awaited return to downtown Denver with a new restaurant in the former Fadó Irish Pub space at 1735 19th Street, a short walk from Coors Domaine. With a large indoor …

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Spotlight Politics: CDC Director Explains Amended Isolation Guidelines | Chicago News

In this week’s edition of Spotlight Politics: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr Rochelle Walensky said the latest change in COVID guidelines was meant to make it easier to follow recommendations and focus isolation on when people are most contagious. The CDC has updated the recommended isolation period …

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Some Chicago restaurants say city’s vaccination mandate deadline unreasonable

CHICAGO – In a week, restaurants in Chicago will have to verify proof of vaccination. But members of the Chicago Restaurant Coalition spoke out on Monday and said the deadline was too tight and too vague. In a press conference on Zoom, Roger Romanelli of the Coalition and the Fulton …

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A Reference Guide to Chicago Restaurants and Bars in HBO’s “South Side”

From remarkable food at community events all year round to bucket boys beating white buckets every turn of the freeway Dan Ryan, HBO Max’s South side focuses on neglected parts of the city with a depth that showcases its influence and grandeur. South side – created by Chicago natives and …

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10 Tips for Your Meal at The X Pot Fondue Restaurant in Chicago

Ready for an extraordinary dining experience? If you’re a fan of dipping meat in hot broth and hyperstimulating, you’re probably the target audience for The X Pot, an Asian-American restaurant that opened its first location inside the Venetian Hotel. in Las Vegas. The Chicago outpost officially opened earlier this month, …

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Illinois COVID case: Surge leaves Chicago restaurants, bars struggle to find common ground

CHICAGO (WLS) – COVID cases in Illinois are on the rise again, leaving restaurants and bars struggling with staff and security while trying to keep afloat during the winter. In Lakeview East, there are reports of voluntary closings of restaurants and nightclubs for a period of time during the holidays …

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3 killed, 14-year-old boy among 15 gunshot wounds in Chicago since Friday night – NBC Chicago

Three people have been killed, and a 14-year-old boy among 15 others shot and wounded in Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday. One person was killed and a 14-year-old boy was injured in a shootout in Pullman on the Far South Side on Friday night. A 14-year-old boy arrested two police …

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Chicago events set to take place next weekend – NBC Chicago

As the year draws to a close, events across Chicago are ringing in 2022 with New Years celebrations all over the city. After events mostly redesigned last year due to the coronavirus pandemic and the start of vaccinations, further gatherings this year are expected to be held in person on …

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Chicago To Allow Only “Healthy Drinks” To Be Combined With Kids’ Meals At Restaurants, Says New Ordinance – NBC Chicago

Chicago restaurants will be required to market only “healthy drinks” with children’s meals across the city, according to a new city council order. At a city council meeting on Wednesday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health introduced legislation, which requires strictly healthy, unsweetened beverages to …

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Chicago Stadium Sports Bets Accepted By City Council Committee – NBC Chicago

After furious behind-the-scenes lobbying and a clash of the Titans in public, a joint city council committee agreed on Monday to lift Chicago’s ban on sports betting to allow sports betting in and around five stadiums. City council’s zoning and licensing committee advanced the blocked sports betting ordinance to city …

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Will the new bacon law begin? California grocers ask for a delay – NBC Chicago

A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block the implementation of a new farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty over whether bacon and others Fresh pork products will be much more expensive or scarce in the state when the new rules take effect …

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Could Illinois see increased mitigation measures as COVID measures increase? Here’s what Governor Pritzker said – NBC Chicago

As Illinois health officials report an increase in COVID-19 measures statewide over the past week, Gov. JB Pritzker asked if the region could see increased coronavirus mitigations. “We’re still looking at everything that has been done over the past few years, but what we’re really focusing on is making sure …

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Dr Arwady says Chicago faces ‘very large’ COVID-19 outbreak as Omicron variant arrives

CHICAGO – Hours before the news of the detection of the omicron variant in Chicago was announced, city health officials warned of an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Midwest during cold weather. Dr Allison Arwady says she prefers the idea of ​​vaccination requirements over closures and …

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Unvaccinated Italians Face New Restrictions As Holidays Approach | WGN 720 radio

through: COLLEEN BARRY, Associated press Posted: Dec 6 2021 / 01:43 CST / Update: Dec 6 2021 / 01:53 CST FILE – A man receives a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, at a vaccination center located in the Cinecitta cinema studios in Rome, April 20, 2021. Italy makes life …

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Le Bouchon owners plan modern French restaurant to replace Michelin-starred Entente in River North

It’s not a surprising announcement, but Entente, the Michelin-starred restaurant run by chef Brian Fisher, will not be reopening in River North. The restaurant has remained closed for much of the start of the pandemic – except for a sporadic delivery service – since March 2020, but owner Ty Fujimura …

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Black People Eats Founder Raises Money to Make Chicago a Difference Nonprofit

CHICAGO – It’s the season to give, a message Jeremy Joyce says he doesn’t take lightly. While so many organizations are working to help others struggle over the holidays, Joyce is using her platform to help. “I will continue to be a blessing to nonprofit organizations. It’s in the Chicago …

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Chicago area stores draw small business Saturday shoppers – NBC Chicago

After the holidays were forced to look so different last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Small Business Saturday drew even more attention this time around. From Pilsen to Ravenswood and Rogers Park, Chicagoans have embraced local stores and spent money in their communities, knowing this is where it will …

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The 7 best bars and restaurants that opened in Chicago this fall

Keeping tabs on every restaurant and bar opening in Chicago is crazy. But keep an eye out for the most worthy? Yeoman’s work, and we’re proud to do it. Thus, we present Table Stakes, a monthly recap of the five (approximately) must-see spots that have opened their doors wide during …

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Chicago business community leaders meet with state attorney and ask for answers on why repeat offenders seem to be easily back on the streets

CHICAGO (CBS) – Tired Chicago business owners are going directly to Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx to demand answers on violent crime. As CBS 2’s Tara Molina reported on Tuesday night, the big question for business owners is why repeat offenders seem to return to the streets so easily. …

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McDonald’s urged to assess civil rights impact in race audit

“A civil rights audit will help McDonald’s identify, correct and avoid negative impacts on its stakeholders,” SOC said. The company, formerly known as CtW Investment Group, works with union-sponsored pension funds that own around 2.5 million McDonald’s shares. In a statement, McDonald’s said its “focus will remain on continued action …

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Protests erupt against virus rules in Austria, Italy and Croatia – NBC Chicago

Tens of thousands of protesters, many of them far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown from Monday to contain the surge in coronavirus infections. Protests against virus restrictions also took place in Switzerland, Croatia, Italy, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands on Saturday, …

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FDA extends onion recall leading to salmonella outbreak in Illinois – NBC Chicago

Federal officials have expanded an onion recall linked to a salmonella outbreak that sickened more than three dozen Illinois residents last month. The Food and Drug Administration added Green Giant Fresh whole yellow and white onions sold in Champaign, Ill. Between July 15 and August 16, 2021 to the updated …

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HBO Max Amplifies Black Voices at Scene in Black Chicago Launch

Last Saturday was a celebration of black voices as HBO Max traveled to Chicago to celebrate the launch of its Scene in Black initiative. This audience-centric business is the streaming giant’s latest social platform to amplify black content, talent and creatives by connecting them with their fans. To commemorate the …

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Here’s what’s happening in Lakeview and Roscoe Village this holiday season

LAKEVIEW – The Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce has released a calendar of holiday-themed activities that support local businesses. From a neighborhood tree-lighting ceremony to ice-carving demonstrations, the series of events will provide neighbors with ways to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit while doing their homework. local purchases. …

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The real story behind Mini Mott’s signature burger

In 2015, Chicago-born chef Edward Kim was approached by Chicago Eater to create a limited-edition burger for the publication’s Burger Week promotion, which featured stacks of patties made by chefs who wouldn’t normally put the beefy dish on their menu. Kim resisted the idea at first, as Mott St’s kitchen …

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