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BLT American Brasserie Opens Tonight; Quay's New Chef; Reyka Vodka at The Bedford; More

RIVER NORTH—Chef Laurent Tourondel's BLT American Brasserie is opening tonight. The restaurant, at 500 W. Superior, apparently has been physically ready, but just got final city approval today so they decided to open for dinner at 5:30. Go get in line now. [EaterWire]

RIVER EASTQuay Restaurant has announced Dan Marquis as its exec chef, which they found through a Food Network competition on the new show Chef Hunter. The restaurant will host a free viewing party on Dec. 8 at 9 p.m. when the episode airs.

WICKER PARKReyka Vodka takes over the Bedford at 10 p.m. on Dec. 6 and will give out free drinks while you watch a live performance by Iceandic band Jeff Who? Stick around for a chance to win a free trip for two to Iceland. [EaterWire]

LAKEVIEW—Miss the Soprano's? Get a chance to dine with three of the show's characters—Big Pussy, Furio Giunta and Larry Boy Barese—at Soprano's Restaurant (2901 N. Sheffield) on Sunday, Dec. 4 between 6 and 9. Reserve your $75 spot by calling 773-871-0990. [EaterWire]

The Bedford

1612 W Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622 773 235 8800 Visit Website

BLT American Brasserie

500 W Superior Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654 312 948 8744