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The Peasantry Reopened With New Menu; 55 Chefs at Green Tie Ball; More

LINCOLN PARK—The Peasantry quietly re-opened last Thursday after some kitchen remodeling and with Michael Reid in place as chef de cuisine. The restaurant moved away from street food and toward comfort food with Reid's new menu, which can be viewed below. [EaterWire]

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE—The 23rd annual Green Tie Ball hits UIC this Saturday with a Great Gatsby theme and a list of 50+ participating restaurants (Nightwood, Yum Cha and Kaiser Tiger among them). There'll be charitable gambling, a silent auction and an 11 p.m. DJ set by Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction. Tickets start at $150 and can be purchased here. [EaterWire]

EDGEBROOK—Phil Freedman, half of the brother duo of legendary steakhouse Myron and Phil's, passed away yesterday at age 90. Myron and Phil's closed in May 2013 after an electrical fire. Mark Freedman, Myron's son, has plans to open Wildwood Tavern in Niles, where some of his father and uncle's iconic dishes will find a spot on the menu. [DNAinfo]

PORTAGE PARK—Visit The Portage on Wednesday, September 17 for a four-course dinner highlighting Fernet in the evening's cocktails. The event costs $45 per person and has two seatings, 6:00 and 8:00 PM. [EaterWire]

The Peasantry

2723 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL