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Reed's Local Celebrates 1 year; Gluten-free Joint in Bridgeport; More

Chatham restaurant owner chimes in on Rahm Emanuel; Sawtooth looks done; South Loop Cafe on its way.

Reed's Local
Reed's Local
Joel Hill

AVONDALE— Reed's Local will host a one-year anniversary party this weekend. On Saturday, local bands The Hanging Gardens and Jollys will perform a free show at 9 p.m. Then starting at 3 p.m on Sunday, they'll offer free barbecue with vegan options and open-mic comedy at 9 p.m. hosted by Fun Simulation 2000. [EaterWire]

BRIDGEPORT— A new gluten-free restaurant, Chicago Fire Market, is open in Bridgeport at 623 W. 31st St. The lunch and dinner joint wants to give the area healthier options. [DNAinfo]

CHATHAM— The Reader interviewed the owner of Captain's Hard Time Dining in Chatham at 436 W. 79th St. about his political allegiances and political signs posted at his restaurant. He's predicting a win on Tuesday for Rahm Emanuel. [Reader]

WEST LOOP— The owner of the Sawtooth restaurant and club says that the Randolph Street spot will likely close. Sawtooth came under scrutiny after a March 28 shooting. [DNAinfo]

SOUTH LOOP— A new cafe is on its way at 2336 S. Wabash Ave. Will it be named South Loop Cafe? Stay tuned. [Sloopin]

Chicago Fire Market & Restaurant

623 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60616 (312) 763-2698

Sawtooth

1350 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607 (312) 526-3320

Reed's Local

3017 West Belmont Avenue, , IL 60618 (872) 806-0520 Visit Website

Capt Hard Times/Josephine's

438 E 79th St, Chicago, IL (773) 487-2900

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