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Cookie Bar Reopening in Ravenswood; Greg Bastien Out at Tavernita; More

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RAVENSWOOD—Cookie Bar, which shuttered its original Lincoln Park location early in the year, is reopening on 1746 W. Wilson in Ravenswood on Thursday as "Chicago's first completely gluten free bakery." They'll only be open three days a week (Thursdays through Saturdays) but will also accept orders online. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH—Although he had a hand in the recent menu changes at Ryan Poli's Spanish spot, Tavernita chef de cuisine Greg Bastien has left his post. Look out for something new from him in the near future. [EaterWire]

LOGAN SQUARE—Add some of the best pies in town to the menu at Parson's Chicken & Fish. Through the month of July, pies from Bang Bang Pie Shop will be available there. The current selection is baked lemon cream with ginger cracker crust. [EaterWire]

LINCOLN PARK—Interested in winning free VIP tickets to the Green City Market Chef's BBQ on Thursday? Just tweet to Wirtz Beverage (@WirtzbevIL) why you want to go, with the hash tag #GreenCityCocktails, and a winner will be randomly selected. It's a $250 value. [EaterWire]

GOLD COAST—Craig Schoettler hasn't left Drumbar yet, and he's hosting an event with the Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America's global ambassador Georgina Ball on Wednesday at 6:30. Taste five unreleased society whiskies in Schoettler cocktails for $75. [EaterWire]


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