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Carlo Lamagna Exits Benny's Chop House; Sweet Cakes Bakery Re-Opens in Wicker Park; More

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RIVER NORTH—Carlo Lamagna has left his position as executive chef at Benny's Chop House. Lamagna made the announcement on his Facebook page that he and his family are leaving Chicago for Portland, OR. There, he will take a position at Clyde Common as a sous chef while he continues "working toward the goal of opening a restaurant" of his own. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—Sweet Cakes Bakery has re-opened in Wicker Park after closing its previous location in Ukranian Village seven months ago. The bakery will be offering their highly regarded bagels daily, along with "The Egg," a hard-boiled egg inside of a biscuit, and they're still taking holiday orders. [DNAinfo]

STREETERVILLE—Mondays through Thursdays stop into Saigon Sisters for their beer (Tiger or Saigon) & banh bao (pork belly, lamb burger or vegetarian) special between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. for $15. [EaterWire]

GOLD COAST—Starting today, Hash House A Go Go will serve a single day and night brunch menu. The change was made from the desires of the customers, so pretty much all of your favorites made the cut if you're a regular. The restaurant will be open Christmas Day from 7:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. [EaterWire]

FULTON MARKET—If you've ever gone into a restaurant and wished you could get something engraved on a food item, you're now in luck. Moto restaurant does just that for guests using a Boss Laser LS-1620 robotic laser engraver. [EaterWire]
Carlo Lamagna [Photo: Groupon]

Saigon Sisters

567 West Lake Street, , IL 60661 (312) 496-0090 Visit Website

Moto Restaurant

945 W Fulton Street, Chicago, IL 60607 312 491 0058 Visit Website

Hash House A Go Go Chicago

1212 N State Parkway, Chicago, IL 60610

Benny's Chop House

444 North Wabash Avenue, , IL 60611 (312) 626-2444 Visit Website