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Bid On Bayless' Lavish Beard Awards Package; Chef Shuffles at Bread & Wine; More

Plus, Thank You now delivering; mfk. prepares for avec brunch takeover.

Rick Bayless
Rick Bayless
Rick Bayless

AROUND TOWN—Bidding is open on several items to benefit Frontera Farmer Foundation, including a lavish weekend package for the forthcoming James Beard Awards, or a chance to spend time with actor David Schwimmer and chef Rick Bayless. The auction ends Thursday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m. and you can get more information here and make your bids here. [EaterWire]

IRVING PARK—Chef changes have hit Bread & Wine. Michael Dean Reynolds is out after nearly two years and Caleb Trahan has taken over the kitchen in his place. Trahan, who hails from South Louisiana and has spent time at Table, Donkey & Stick and Alinea (as chef de partie), will change about 80% of the menu, has plans to implement the use of whole animals in dishes, focus more on seasonality, and expand the bread program. [Tribune]

LOGAN SQUAREThank You, the Chinese take out restaurant next door to Lost Lake, is now delivering via the Caviar service. Delivery is available seven days a week from 4:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. (4:00 a.m. on Saturdays) and you can order here. [EaterWire]

LAKEVIEWTo get ready for a brunch takeover at avec on Sunday, April 19, mfk. restaurant will begin serving planned dishes on their own turf every Sunday leading up to the event. This Sunday, March 1 the restaurant will serve a half lobster with ginger hollandaise, griddled house-made crumpets and two eggs that are baked in the shell for $22. Call 773-857-2540 to make a reservation. [EaterWire]

Bread & Wine

3732 W Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60618 773 866 5266

Thank You

3152 W Diversey Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 (773) 961-7475 Visit Website

Mfk Restaurant

432 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60614 773 857 2540 Visit Website

Bar Sotano

445 North Clark Street, , IL 60610 (312) 391-5857 Visit Website

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