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Cochon 555 Tickets Still Available; Jon McDaniel Out at Purple Pig; More

GOLD COAST—Who will follow up Jason Vincent's epic victory last year? Find out on Sunday, as tickets for the heritage pig festival and competition Cochon 555 are still available. Click here for more information. [EaterWire]

MAGNIFICENT MILE—Jon McDaniel's last night as a manager and sommelier at the Purple Pig was Sunday. He left to pursue another opportunity, according to the restaurant. McDaniel is a finalist in the Central Region for 2013 Top Sommelier by the Guild of Sommeliers. His replacement should be confirmed within the next few days. [EaterWire]

LAKEVIEW—Jenna Crile is the new pastry chef at Frog N Snail, starting her first day today. She's worked at mk, Sprout, and most recently Baume & Brix. She'll handle brunch baking, among other pastry duties. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—What's happening at 2125 W. Division? A bar that's been empty over 40 years due to the prior owner's murder might finally come back to life under a new tenant in July. It will be interesting to see how it plays out. [DNAinfo]

The Purple Pig

500 North Michigan Avenue, , IL 60611 (312) 464-1744 Visit Website

Frog N Snail

3124 N Broadway Street, Chicago, Illinois

Four Seasons Hotel

120 E. Delaware Place, Chicago, IL

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