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City Naming Street After Yoshi's Cafe; Catching Up With Patrick Fahy; More

LAKEVIEW—Longtime Lakeview Japanese restaurant Yoshi's Cafe is receiving an honor from the city today at 5:45—the name of a street. Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) is christening the corner of Halsted and Aldine as "Yoshi Katsumura Way" after the Yoshi's owner. Yoshi's opened in 1982. [EaterWire]

YOUNTVILLE, CA—Phil Vettel catches up with pastry chef Patrick Fahy (Sixteen, Blackbird, Cafe des Architectes) at his new/old job at The French Laundry. Fahy, among many other things, says that "I've been exposed to so many beautiful things, and now that I'm back here and can apply what I've learned." [Tribune]

GLENVIEW/NORTHBROOK—Naf Naf Grill announced yesterday that another location is coming to the burbs. Although the exact location is unknown, expect it to open in the fall. [Facebook]

RIVER NORTH—Head to Vertigo Sky Lounge tomorrow from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for some boozy cupcakes because, why not? $20 tickets include one cocktail and one cupcake. [EaterWire]


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3257 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL