LINCOLN SQUARE—With Brad Phillips heading over to The Pump Room, Justin Perdue (NoMI, Sixteen) is the new executive chef of LM Restaurant and has plans to take things up a notch. A new menu, along with a four-course tasting menu, will debut later this summer. [EaterWire]
EVERYWHERE—Stephanie Izard teamed up with Chicago to create a series of grilling videos. In the five-part series, Izard creates four recipes from her forthcoming cookbook as well as a demo on how to make a whiskey-based summer cocktail. [Chicago]
LOGAN SQUARE—Gypsy, a pop-up restaurant featuring globally inspired street food by chefs Oliver Poilevey and Scott Jambrosek from La Sardine and Le Bouchon, is taking place this weekend (starting today) at Logan Square Kitchen. It's cash only, but food and drinks will range between $3 and $9. [EaterWire]
UKRAINIAN VILLAGE—Arami Sushi will be closed on Sunday. The restaurant will reopen on Tuesday for lunch.
STREETERVILLE—Markethouse chef Scott Walton is doing a pop-up of sorts as many of his dishes from Markethouse are now available at InnBar inside the Inn of Chicago (162 E. Ohio) between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. [EaterWire]
AVONDALE—Tune in to Spike TV's Bar Rescue at 9:30 Sunday night as it gives the Abbey Pub a well-needed makeover. [Grub Street]