—Analogue is kicking off lunch service at 11 a.m. today, serving a variety of po boys and other Cajun dishes, cocktails, and cafeteria-style dishes on plastic trays such as meatloaf and brisket and grits. Check out the menu below.
—Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas' Roister is getting closer to opening, as a they filed a liquor license application with the city. Kokonas declined to give an updated timeframe on the record.
—Old Town is getting a new doughnut and bacon spot late this year with Doodle's Doughnuts at 1910 N. Clark.
—New owner Sarah Jordan gave a name and signage to the expanded bar area in a former flower shop adjacent to Johnny's Grill, The Flower Shop Bar & Lounge.
—Check out a video for Bottled Blonde, the Arizona-imported clubstaurant that's being advertised as a "contemporary Italian concept." It opens November 5 in River North.