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Congress Pizzeria Fails Inspection For Roaches, Stays Open; Bandits Rob Craft Pizza; More

David Burke's in Schaumburg now serves lunch, Tete unveils online sausage shop benefitting Bears' Matt Forte's charity.

Grillhouse by David Burke in Schaumburg now serves lunch.
Grillhouse by David Burke in Schaumburg now serves lunch.
Ashok Selvam is the editor of Eater Chicago and a native Chicagoan armed with more than two decades of award-winning journalism. Now covering the world of restaurants and food, his nut graphs are super nutty.

LOGAN SQUARE– Congress Pizzeria, 2033 N. Milwaukee Ave., failed a Nov. 4 health inspection, as the city found 18 violations. The restaurant continues to be open, despite inspectors finding cockroaches on the premises. [DNAinfo]

WICKER PARK– Be on the look out for a group of thieves, which the owner of Craft Pizza, 1252 N. Damen Ave., has dubbed the "Wicker Park Stroller Bandits." A restaurant security camera on Saturday captured a woman, who entered with a baby in a stroller swiping $10 from the tip jar while a cashier was distracted. An outdoor camera then recorded another boy with the group scaling a fence and walking away with a $650 bicycle that belonged to a cook. The owner is offering an reward to get the bike back. Tips can be sent to [CBS-2 Chicago]

SCHAUMBURG– Grillhouse by David Burke now serves weekday lunch. The Schaumburg restaurant opened in October as a farm-to-table concept near Woodfield Shopping Center, just in time for holiday shoppers. Later this year, management plans on serving brunch and lunch on weekends. [EaterWire]

WEST LOOP– Tete Charcuterie launched an online shop Thursday selling various encased meats, including hot dogs, brats and boudin. They're also working with Bears running back Matt Forte, with proceeds from select items benefitting Forte's charitable foundation. [EaterWire]

Congress Pizzeria

2033 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 (773) 235-4455

Craft Pizza

1252 North Damen Avenue, , IL 60622 (773) 442-7238 Visit Website

Grill House by David Burke

1301 American Ln, Schaumburg, IL 60173