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Taxim's Schneider on TV; Mussel Mondays at Bistro Bordeaux; Baconfest at Hearty; More

WICKER PARKTaxim chef/owner David Schneider will appear on the Cooking Channel's United Tastes of America on Tuesday Jan. 17 at 9 p.m. Schneider prepares a Greek version of a lasagna with host Jeffrey Saad at the restaurant. The show was shot back in September. [EaterWire]

EVANSTON—Hit Bistro Bordeaux (618 Church St.; 847-424-1483) tonight and every Monday for its $19.95 "mussel Mondays" special (includes a glass or wine or pint of Stella Artois). Chef Johnny Besch will offer four different preparations each week. [EaterWire]

RIVER WESTBig Shoulders Coffee Works owner Tim Coonan is planning to open a storefront at 1105 W. Chicago this spring and will serve coffee and a selection of bites. [TOC]

LAKEVIEWHearty still has available seats for the two seatings (6 p.m. and 9 p.m.) for this Thursday's (Jan. 19) Baconfest Satellite Dinner. Tickets are $65 and include an aperitif and one cocktail. [EaterWire]

VERNON HILLS—Highland Park's Real Urban BBQ will open a second location this spring in the northwest suburb near the intersection of Route 45 and Milwaukee Avenue. It'll be larger than the Highland Park spot with outdoor seating, but will have the same menu. [Stew]

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