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mfk Taking Reservations; Marcus Samuelsson Events This Weekend; Umami's Pumpkin Latte Burger

You can new reserve some of the 28 seats at mfk.

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LAKEVIEW—Most of the 28 seats inside the quaint mfk are now available for reservation via the restaurant's phone line. Two tables and the bar will still be held for walk-ins. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN—Famed New York-based chef, author, and TV personality Marcus Samuelsson will be in town this weekend to host a cooking demo with Paul Kahan, appear at the Chicago Humanities Festival, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Email to reserve $55 seats for the cooking demo, which is inside Big Star's commissary kitchen on Saturday at 7 p.m. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—In case you haven't had your fill of pumpkin-flavored items this fall, Umami Burger is rolling out a pumpkin spice latte burger tomorrow. You can try one, which is a beef patty topped with a garlic aioli, tempura kabocha, spiced mascarpone and a coffee glaze, for $4 tomorrow or $12 thereafter. [EaterWire]

Umami Burger

1480 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 (323) 782-8201

Big Star

1531 North Damen Avenue, , IL 60622 (773) 235-4039 Visit Website

Mfk Restaurant

432 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60614 773 857 2540 Visit Website

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