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Cookoff With a Cub; Kurah Opening Monday; More

LINCOLN PARK—Chicago Cubs emerging star Anthony Rizzo is hosting seven star chefs (including Giuseppe Tentori, Cosmo Goss, Tony Priolo, and Jimmy Bannos Senior and Junior) on August 14 at Cafe Brauer to benefit his charity, the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation. Rizzo, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 18, also recruited three Cubs players to be servers. Click here for tickets and more information. [EaterWire]

SOUTH LOOP—Kurah Mediterranean Tapas will officially open Monday at 1355 S. Michigan, better known as the former Alain's space. There's also a full bar with a craft beer focus. [Dish]

EATALY TRACKING—It's full speed ahead for Eataly progress, as a liquor license has been posted by Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich and company. Expect the opening in mid-November. [EaterWire]

GOLD COAST—Can't get enough ice cream in the summer? Good thing there's five stops on the upcoming CitySwarm ice cream crawls. Taste frozen treats from Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Truck, George's Ice Cream & Sweets, Black Dog Gelato, Miko's Italian Ice, and BellyQ for $29 if you purchase by July 31 or $39 after. The crawl dates are August 20 and 27, click here to reserve your spot. [EaterWire]
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Eataly Chicago

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Cafe Brauer

2021 N Stockton Dr, Chicago, IL