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Sumi Robata Bar Serving Lunch; Emporium Hosts Beer 1UP; More

Sumi Robata Bar
Sumi Robata Bar
Barry Brecheisen

RIVER NORTH—Sumi Robata Bar is now open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. As part of the new lunch, Sumi is introducing a bento option, a traditional Japanese boxed lunch composed of compartmentalized menu items, for $15. Guests can customize their bento box with a choice of a vegetable, seafood, or protein cooked on the robata grill and served over rice. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—Emporium Arcade Bar along with local blogs,, and are hosting Beer 1UP, an alternative to 3 Floyds Dark Lord Day, which will run from 12-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. There will be plenty of local, up-and-coming breweries in attendance, as well as a pinball tournament and a live Homebrew demonstration by the experts of Brew Camp. [Facebook]

HYDE PARK—After serving authentic New York-style deli fare from its food truck for two years now, Bergstein's NY Deli has signed a lease this past Friday, and will now occupy its very own restaurant space on 55th Street. The store is expected to be up and running by the end of the summer. [DNAinfo]

CHICAGO—A new food truck may soon be roaming the streets. The Polish native behind the Pierogi Wagon Food Truck is currently raising funds in hopes to serve traditional pierogis with artisan dips to hungry Chicagoans. [KickStarter]

Sumi Robata Bar

702 N Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 988-7864 Visit Website