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RPM Steak Begins Lunching Tomorrow; Chowdah Fest Lineup and Tickets; More

Plus Bottlefork barkeep wins regional Star of the Bar competition and Dolinsky's epic Italian beef roundup.

RPM Steak
RPM Steak
Marc Much

RIVER NORTH—RPM Steak is kicking off weekday lunch service tomorrow. Dishes include a truffle burger, lobster roll, and harissa chicken salad, in addition to some items from the dinner menu. The hotspot will also remain open between lunch and dinner services. [EaterWire/Multiple Reports]

MILLENNIUM PARK—Chowdah Fest, the annual chowder competition at the Columbia Yacht Club, takes place on March 30 and $40 early bird tickets are available now. Pat Sheerin, Ryan McCaskey, Chrissy Camba, Johnny Anderes, Brian Jupiter, and last year's champ Leonard Hollander are among the contestants. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH—Bottlefork bartender Andrew Turner won the first-ever regional semifinal for the Star of the Bar competition last night at Homestead on the Roof. He'll compete in the national finals in May at the NRA show. [EaterWire]

CHICAGOLAND—Steve Dolinsky has an epic list of the 31 essential Italian beefs in Chicagoland, which you can read here. [stevedolinsky.com]

Bottlefork

441 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654 312.955.1900 Visit Website

RPM Steak

66 West Kinzie Street, , IL 60654 (312) 284-4990 Visit Website

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