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John Barleycorn in River North
John Barleycorn in River North
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RIVER NORTH—The new 14,000-square-foot, bi-level John Barleycorn with a 75-foot retractable roof, officially opens tonight at 4 p.m. at 149 W. Kinzie. Lunch will start Friday at 11 a.m. and brunch will kick off this weekend from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. [EaterWire]

ANDERSONVILLE—New Thai fusion restaurant Polygon Cafe opened on site of the shuttered Sushi Luxe at 5204 N. Clark. The BYOB spot, from the owners of Old Town's Sisho Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar will serve traditional Thai noodle and rice dishes as well as sushi. [Edgeville Buzz]

ROGERS PARKMorseL, a new comfort-food spot serving dishes like roast lamb chop, fried chicken and all-you-can eat mussels and fries on Thursdays, opened at 1406 W. Morse from the folks behind T's, Sidecar and the Glenwood. [Dish]

LINCOLN PARKRiccardo Enoteca, a new 45-seat wine bar with a wood-burning pizza oven at 2116 N. Clark, opens tonight at 5 p.m. [EaterWire]

BEVERLY—To help mark its 65th anniversary, Home Run Inn opened its ninth Chicago-area pizza joint at 10900 S. Western Ave. Call 773-432-9696 to place your order. [EaterWire]

SKOKIEKaufman's Bagel & Delicatessen, which was closed last year due to a fire, has re-opened in a larger remodeled space at 4905 Dempster. [EaterWire]

EVERGREEN PARKFamous Dave BBQ Shack, a chain out of Minneapolis, will open a new 3,600-square-foot restaurant on Nov. 19 at 2855 W. 95th St. [EaterWire]