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No More Oxycontin Cocktails; James Beard Nominations Open; More

WEST LOOP—CH Distillery has changed the name of its "Oxycontin" cocktail after the painkiller manufacturer threatened trademark infringement. The cocktail that replaced it? The "Cease and Desist." [Chicagoist]

EVERYWHERE—The James Beard Foundation is now taking nominations for the 2014 awards via two different sites. Check back February 19 for the restaurant and chef semifinalists, March 18 for every finalist, and May 2 for the media awards. [-E-]

LOGAN SQUARE/ROSCOE VILLAGE—Bang Bang Pie Shop's biscuits are not only used in their new savory menu, they've also been named among the best biscuits in America by Food & Wine. The magazine also honors endgrain's biscuits. [Food & Wine]

UPTOWN—Pecking Order chef Kristine Subido and Benny's Chop House chef Carlo Lamagna are highlighting Filipino cuisine with a three-course family-style dinner on October 21 at Subido's Uptown chicken restaurant. Beer and cocktails from Goose Island and Journeyman Distilleries, passed appetizers, Kristine's mom's desserts are also included in the $55 ticket price. Partial proceeds benefit Common Threads. [EaterWire]
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CH Distillery & Cocktail Bar

564 W. Randolph St, Chicago, IL 312 707 8780 Visit Website


1851 W Addison, Chicago, IL 60613 773-687-8191

CH Distillery

564 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60661