FULTON MARKET—The Aviary is having a party on Jan. 17 between 7 and 11 with passed apps and cocktails (chef Craig Schoettler said they're going to debut some "elBulli cocktails" that night). Seating is limited. Send in your request via email for the $85 ticket. [EaterWire]
RIVER NORTH—More news on the Aja conversion: The Diva writes that Mehrdad Toni Motamen, who owns The Raw Bar in Wrigleyville, is to oversee the restaurant's reported new oyster bar. [312DD]
WICKER PARK—Joe's Wine Cellar, a new wine shop selling boutique wines, craft beer and small-batch spirits, is set to open in a former dry cleaner at 2108 W. Division sometime this spring. [Division Living]
GOLD COAST—The new name for Seasons inside the Four Seasons is reportedly going to be Allium, which is Latin for onion. [@pennypollack]
LAKEVIEW—D'Agostino's (1351 W. Addison) is hosting a pizza party fundraiser for the Ryan and Jenny Dempster Family Foundation on Jan. 12 between 6 and 10. Get tix online.