BUCKTOWN—Get thee to the Southern tonight for its "almost famous" $14 fried chicken dinner and pair it with a $3 Abita beer. While there, get your $40 ticket for the Nov. 5 pig roast with John Manion and Rob Levitt. [EaterWire]
WEST LOOP—Prairie Fire is teaming with Tracey Vowell from Three Sisters Garden for a tamale night at Prairie Fire on Oct. 20. At 5 p.m., choose from three types of tamales for $5 each at the bar or in front of the restaurant, where the Sweet Miss Givings truck will also be parked. [EaterWire]
LINCOLN PARK—Derby, a new project from the folks behind 404 Wine Bar and Jack's Bar and Grill that Eater first wrote about back in April, finally has an opening date of Dec. 9.
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