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Top Chef Kicks Off Tonight; Mac and Cheese Burger at Rockit Burger Bar; More

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DVR ALERT—The first episode of Top Chef New Orleans hits the small screen tonight at 9:00 p.m. Aaron Cuschieri (Slurping Turtle) and Carlos Gaytan (Mexique) represent Chicago—how will they do? Click here for a peek. [EaterWire/Bravo]

LAKEVIEW—What's the next frontier for burgers? At Rockit Burger Bar, it includes making buns out of mac and cheese. The burger, available today through Sunday, features a black angus patty, sriracha ketchup, lettuce, tomato and scallions with a side of mixed greens. [EaterWire]

BRIDGEPORT—The 25th annual Meals on Wheels Celebrity Chef Ball comes to the Zhou B Art Center (1029 W 35th St.) on October 26 with a gaggle of celebrity chef appearances on the docket. More than 40 chefs will cook at the $150 reception at 8:30 p.m.; or splurge on the seated $350 VIP Chef's Table portion beginning at 6:30 p.m. where over 40 more chefs will cook. [EaterWire]

GOLD COAST—Former Boarding House chef Christian Gosselin has landed at Bistronomic, which is owned by the same restaurant group. Gosselin was the opening chef at Alpana Singh's River North restaurant and was let go in April. [312DD]

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840 North Wabash Avenue, , IL 60611 (312) 944-8400 Visit Website

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