SOMEWHERE—Although the timing and location have not yet been revealed, former Japonais chef/partner Gene Kato has big plans for a three-floor building, starting with Sumi Robata Bar, on the first floor. He's also planning to open two other 40-seat spots in the same building. [Dish]
LOOP—Take advantage of the breeze atop the Wit this weekend at ROOF Sundays daytime bash, kicking off May 27 and running through Sept. 2. [EaterWire]
UPTOWN—Cool off at the Dock on Montrose, officially open with a brand new bar and expanded menu, at Montrose Beach. Bring your pooch as it's dog friendly, too. [EaterWire]
BUCKTOWN—Throw down with The Southern for its Memorial Day Pig Roast on May 28. Things kick off around 3 p.m. and its first come, first served, but buy your $14 tickets in advance. [EaterWire]
CASTING—Hell's Kitchen will be in Chicago on June 9 at Le Cordon Bleu to cast for the next season. [EaterWire]
Eater's kicking off early today to enjoy the sun. Have a safe Memorial Day Weekend. See you back here bright and early Tuesday morning.