BUCKTOWN—Lillie's Q is launching the Lillie's Q Meat Mobile to sell $10 pulled pork and chicken sandwiches on brioche, with a choice of baked beans or cole slaw and one of five housemade BBQ sauces. Look for the 24-foot truck to hit the streets sometime after Labor Day, but catch a preview Saturday at the TOC Food Truck Social. [EaterWire/TOC]
ANDERSONVILLE—On Sept. 1, Big Jones will introduce the Big Jones Bourbon Society. The no-cost membership will give guests a passport to taste through 40 of 60 bourbons (one free taste per month; otherwise paid) and eventually win some prizes, including a whiskey dinner. [Soapbox]
UPTOWN—From 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Aug. 26, Marigold will transform into a colorful Indian bazaar—with stalls selling everything from jewelry to henna tattoos to street food—to culminate its fifth anniversary celebrations. [EaterWire]
GOOSE ISLAND—On Aug. 28, Kendall College will host the Southern-style slow-cooked BBQ feast. The event goes between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and tickets cost $35 for adults and $10 for children and students.
WEST TOWN—Ruxbin, which was the subject of today's One Year In post, will be closed from Sept. 4 to 13 for the team's seasonal vacation. [EaterWire]
EVANSTON—Koi just completed an interior remodel, adding black leather chairs, espresso-colored tables, Japanese and Chinese art and a bamboo floor. The restaurant also introduced a number of authentic Chinese dishes. [EaterWire]