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Block 37's New Dine-in Movie Theater, Cheesesteak Truck Opens Bridgeport Restaurant, More AM Intel

Plus, people named Luke get free lobster rolls on Friday and Gino's East returns to Lakeview.

Courtesy of AMC Theaters

—Hungry movie buffs downtown have a new dine-in theater option with the Thursday opening of the AMC theaters inside the Block 37 shops. Items from the full menu, which include sushi rolls, five burgers, four kinds of mac and cheese, and much more are delivered to plush recliners in 11 theaters at the push of a button. There's also a full bar.

Gino's Steaks, a cheesesteak food truck, opened a brick-and-mortar restaurant on Tuesday at 335 W. 31st St. in Bridgeport, the former home of Husky Hog BBQ. The counter-service spot serves four sandwiches (two steak, chicken, veggie) and fries until late (11:30 a.m. until 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday; until 9 p.m. on Sundays).

—In unrelated Gino's news, the Gino's East at Diversey and Racine has reopened following renovations. It closed in February.

—If your name is Luke, head to Luke's Lobster on Friday for a free lobster roll in honor of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

Frank Meats Patty has officially closed in the former Hot Doug's space. Who will take a shot at success in Doug Sohn's iconic former stomping grounds next?

—Four Devon Avenue Indian restaurants, Mysore, Viceroy of India, Curry Bowl and Gaylord Fine Indian Cuisine, have cut sodium by an average of 23 percent as the initial members of a joint program between the Advocate Heart Institute and the Chicago Department of Public Health to reduce sodium in restaurants, Crain's reports. Will others follow suit?

Frank Meats Patty

3324 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 482-1000 Visit Website

Luke's Lobster

134 N La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60602 (312) 982-2977 Visit Website

Viceroy of India

2516 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60659 (773) 743-4100 Visit Website

AMC Cinema Suites Block 37

108 N State St, Chicago, IL 60602

Mysore Woodlands

2548 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60659 (773) 338-8160 Visit Website

Gino's East

162 East Superior Street, , IL 60611 (312) 266-3337 Visit Website

Block 37

108 N State Street, Chicago, IL 60602 Visit Website

Curry Bowl

2601 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60659 (773) 681-0200 Visit Website

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