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Brown Bag Truck Launching; Table Fifty-Two Brunch; LEYE's Tokio Pub; Fogon Now Open

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EVERYWHEREBrown Bag Truck, the latest food truck to throw its hat in the ring, will hit the road next week. The truck and its owner, Joaquin Soler, will sell barbecue "with a twist." [TOC]

GOLD COASTTable Fifty-Two will launch its new Sunday Southern Brunch on Easter. Brunch will showcase items like Art Smith's famous fried chicken and waffles; crispy pork belly with a fried egg and pickled okra; egg white omelet with veggies; and bacon doughnuts. Reservations recommended by calling 312-573-4000. [EaterWire]

SCHAUMBURGLettuce Entertain You is opening Tokio Pub, an Asian-focused small-plates restaurant in the western suburbs in May. The menu will pull from Japan, Korea, Thailand and ... Latin America. Lettuce tapped 555 Design (Girl & The Goat; GT Fish) to create the space. [EaterWire]

NOBLE SQUAREFogon, a new upscale Mexican joint from the folks behind Amelia's Mestizo Grill, is now open. The menu will feature things like lobster empanadas, squash blossom fritters and pork tenderloin with Mexican fava beans. Be sure to try a raspberry blood orange margaritas. Or two. [Dish/UD]

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