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Perennial Virant's New Drink Director; Cite is the Tops

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LINCOLN PARK—After Matty Eggleston announced he was leaving, Perennial Virant needed someone to fill his shoes. They just did with the promotion of lead bartender Erin Hayes to the position of beverage director. Congrats. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWNCité, which sits atop Lake Point Tower and has 360-degree views, was one of eight restaurants around the world, and only two in the U.S., to be named by Conde Nast Traveller to a list of the restaurants with the best city views. [CNT]

WICKER PARKPeople Lounge (1560 N. Milwaukee) introduces a new weekend brunch on May 26. The restaurant will serve a prix-fixe menu (ranges between $15 and $22, including a drink) each Saturday and Sunday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and an a la carte menu between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. [EaterWire]

BUCKTOWN—Hit Red Door on Memorial Day starting at noon for a full-fledged $18 all-you-can-eat pig roast and charity dunk tank on the patio. Proceeds from the dunk tank go to Common Threads. [EaterWire]

NORTH CENTER—Starting Tuesday May 29 between 5 and 8 p.m., Browntrout (4111 N. Lincoln) will host an on-site farmers market to benefit Ground Up. The market will continue through Sept. 13. [EaterWire]

[Photo: The patio at Red Door]

Browntrout

4111 N Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618 773 472 4111 Visit Website

Perennial Virant

1800 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614 312 981 7070 Visit Website

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