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Reza's Brothers in Ugly Lawsuit; Free Coffee and Pastry Truck Roaming

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ANDERSONVILLE/RIVER NORTH/OAK BROOK—A rent dispute between two brothers—one who owns the Reza's restaurants and the other who owns the buildings—has gotten ugly. A lawsuit features accusations of death and arson threats that have sprung from $135,000 of back rent. The original Reza's in Andersonville, a Mediterranean staple, has been in business since the early 1980s. [CRED]

CHICAGO—In happier news, look out for free coffee on pastries over the next three days. A Public Hotel truck will be roaming the city, armed with La Colombe coffee and sweets by Pump Room pastry chef Kady Yon April 17-19 from 7-10 a.m. They're also giving away tickets for free coffee at a later date and a "golden ticket" for a free cup a day for a year, follow @Publichotels on Twitter to find them. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—Abu Daoud Cafe, reportedly the first Sudanese restaurant in Chicago, is now open in the former Marrakech space at 1413 N. Ashland. The website isn't up yet but they serve standards like hommos, harrirra soup, baklawa, and Turkish coffee. [WPBTIG]

UPTOWN—Beer and youth chess are coming together for a dinner at Sun Wah BBQ on April 24. The seven-course ticketed Goose Island-paired dinner helps the Goudy Elementary School Chess Team raise funds to participate in the national chess championships. [EaterWire]

Country Q

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The Pump Room

1301 N. State Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60610 312 787 3700

Reza's Restaurant

5255 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

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