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April Bloomfield Popping Up at Nico; Labriola Launches Breakfast; More

Plus, a bacon cocktail party tomorrow at Berkshire Room and The Wormhole closes for a revamp.

April Bloomfield
April Bloomfield
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GOLD COAST—Superstar New York chef April Bloomfield (The Spotted Pig) will highlighted a star-studded event at Nico Osteria on April 23 to promote her new cookbook A Girl and Her Greens. Stephanie Izard, Paul Kahan, Paul Virant, Lee Wolen and Erling Wu-Bower will cook versions of recipes from the book a la carte, replacing Nico's dishes, for that night only. Call Nico for reservations. [EaterWire]

MAGNIFICENT MILE—Labriola Ristorante and Cafe, the new multi-prong Italian spot on Michigan Avenue, began breakfast service this morning. Dishes include filet medallions and eggs ($14.95), Italian sausage and egg sandwich with provolone on ciabatta ($8.99), and brioche French toast ($8.95). It's served weekdays from 7-10 a.m. and weekends 8-11 a.m. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH—Baconfest is nearly upon us, and "bacon month" is kicking off with a bacon-filled cocktail party tomorrow from 7-10 p.m. at The Berkshire Room$30 buys you bacon-y cocktails, bacon treats, and a swag bag. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—The Wormhole closed up today for a "revamp" and is scheduled to reopen on Thursday at noon—with free cereal all day. [EaterWire]

Nico Osteria

1015 North Rush Street, , IL 60611 (312) 994-7100 Visit Website


535 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 955-3100

The Wormhole Coffee

1462 North Milwaukee Avenue, , IL 60622 (773) 661-2468 Visit Website

The Berkshire Room

15 E Ohio, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 894-0945 Visit Website