WEST LOOP—RM Champagne Salon sommelier extraordinaire Jason Wagner had his last night popping bubbly, he tweeted yesterday. Attempts to reach him were unsuccessful. [Twitter]
CHICAGO—Chicago is about to be swamped with frozen yogurt shops, including 15 new Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurts and a new Red Mango on 24 S. Halsted. [Crain's]
BRIDGEPORT—Mr. Spanky's Farm Fresh Artisan Foods is opening January 3 at 335 W. 31 St. It'll feature homemade sausages, "bacon steak," applewood-smoked pulled pork and root-beer baked beans. [DNA Info]
LOGAN SQUARE—Dunlay's on the Square is celebrating its eighth birthday on January 8 by offering everything on the menu for eight bucks apiece. That's half off some items. [EaterWire]
Happy New Year! Eater will be back in 2013.
[Photo: Jason Little]