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Da Lobsta Raises $70K for Food Truck; Gibsons Extends $25 Steak Deal; More

GOLD COAST—Da Lobsta hopes to unveil Chicago's first lobster roll food truck by early summer after raising $70,000 for the project via Bolstr. It took less than a week to raise the necessary funds and investors should sleep easy as Da Lobsta's two locations earned in excess of $1 million its first year in business. [EaterWire]

GOLD COAST—Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse (Chicago, Oak Brook and Rosemont) already announced their plans to celebrate their twenty-fifth anniversary with $25 steaks on Monday, April 21, but now they've extended the deal at their Chicago location through Tuesday, April 22. You can also celebrate with a $25 steak at Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House (1024 North Rush Street) on both days. Considering one of the steaks, Gibsons 42 Chop 32-ounces, is normally priced at $99, that's a pretty great bargain. [EaterWire]

UPTOWN—Windy City Ribfest will be held in Uptown for the fifth consecutive year on the weekend of Friday, July 04 until Sunday, July 06. [Uptown Update]

WICKER PARK—There's a new Middle Eastern restaurant coming to Division Street in the spot that used to house Cavalini's Menswear. The restaurant, which is very close to Shawarma Garden, will open in early July according to the space's contractor. [DNAInfo]

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse

1028 North Rush Street, , IL 60611 (312) 266-8999 Visit Website

Da Lobsta

12 East Cedar Street, Chicago, IL