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McGee Ends Whistler Run; Mama Milano Opens; More

LOGAN SQUARE—Tonight marks Paul McGee's last night tending bar at The Whistler. See what he thinks of the last three and a half years of working there. [Chicagoist]

OLD TOWNMama Milano Pizza Bar finally opened its doors today at 1419 N. Wells to serve individual-sized brick-oven 'zas, salads and sandwiches; pastas will soon be added. Sunday brunch starts Feb. 5. [EaterWire]

ANDERSONVILLEBig Jones' whiskey of the month is Rittenhouse 100 made at Heaven Hill. [EaterWire]

WEST LOOPCarnivale overhauled its lunch menu, now featuring items like tacos (pork carnitas; crispy whitefish), sandwiches (short rib; beer-battered fish) and salads (shrimp, chop). View full menu here (PDF). [EaterWire]

SOUTH LOOP—Will construction on a new Mariano's Fresh Market kick off in June? [Sloopin]

ONLINE—Watch this guy sing his drive-thru order at Sonic. [~E~]

Paul McGee [Photo: The Whistler]


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