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Masa Azul's New Chef; Eleven City Diner's Bloody Mary Mix; Porn & Chicken's 2nd Bday; More

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LOGAN SQUAREMasa Azul will close for a week or two starting Sept. 1 so new chef Jonathan Zaragoza (Sepia, Birrieria Zaragoza) can implement his new menu and train the staff. [Reader]

SOUTH LOOPEleven City Diner owner Brad Rubin has just released his own private-label bloody mary mix, Serious Mary Mix, with a peppery kick and citrus notes. Available at the restaurant, each bottle is $7.95. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—Dance party Porn & Chicken celebrates its second anniversary tonight at Evil Olive (1551 W. Division). RSVP for no cover before 11 p.m. [Do312]

WEST LOOP—Follow the progress of the Little Goat through its just-launched website. Take note: there's not much content there yet, but it does tell the story of how they decided to work with Stumptown Coffee. [EaterWire]

GOLD COAST—If you're going to Friday's Diner en Blanc, (not to be confused with Saturday's Chicago in White dinner party) you can order a picnic basket curated by Tony and Cathy Mantuano. Baskets, which must be ordered by Aug. 23, range from $45 to $90 (wine can be ordered for $24 to $42), include various cheeses, charcuterie, pate, roast chicken and more. [EaterWire]

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