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Charlie Trotter Way Unveiled; New Art Institute Chef

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LINCOLN PARK—This afternoon, Charlie Trotter Way was unveiled, just outside the chef's iconic 25-year-old restaurant at the corner of Dayton and Armitage. Trotter's mother did the honors of unveiling the street sign. [EaterWire]

MILLENNIUM PARKTony Mantuano has lured critically acclaimed Milwaukee chef Jason Gorman down from Wisconsin to be the exec chef at the Art Institute, overseeing everything but Terzo Piano. [Grub Street]

OLD TOWNOld Town Pour House chef Paul Katz has been named a finalist in the US Foods Next Top Product contest for his Bottleneck BBQ Sauce. Go vote for him (through Sept. 7) and show some Chicago love to win $20,000. [EaterWire]

STREETERVILLE—Watch the final seasonal Navy Pier fireworks this Saturday from Wet Deck at the W Lakeshore. Enjoy drinks like the Fire it Up, made with Hangar One chipotle vodka with housemade chili-lime syrup. [EaterWire]

Charlie Trotter's

816 W Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60614 773-248-6228