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Troubled Dolphin Nightclub Returns as Rio Chicago; Siena Tavern Miami Shutters; More

Twisted Spoke turns 20; Porkchop on Randolph's late-night hours.

Clif Ellis

BUCKTOWN—Dolphin nightclub has re-opened with a new name and a new concept: Rio Chicago. After closing back in March in the wake of a fight that left two people dead, the owners brought on consultants to reconfigure the notorious nightspot. Rio Chicago, in addition to its restaurant, will hold events and concerts and house a nightclub as well. [DNAinfo]

MIAMIDineamic Hospitality Group has closed the Miami Beach location of Siena Tavern after less than seven months in business. When and where the restaurant will re-open is unknown at this time. [Eater Miami]

WEST TOWNTwisted Spoke is holding a twentieth anniversary party this Thursday, June 4 featuring a number of rare beers (New Belgium Twisted Spoke 15th Anniversary Collaboration, Three Floyds Alpha Kong, more). Free admission for all. [EaterWire]

WEST LOOPPorkchop is now open until 2:00 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday to fill your late-night barbecue desires. [EaterWire]

THE LOOPAuthor and Food Network personality Simon Majumdar is judging the upcoming Culinary Fight Club at The Standard Club this Thursday, June 4. Majumdar will discuss his new book Fed, White, and Blue while the competing chefs cook. The event is $40 per person, begins at 5:30 p.m. and features a strict dress code. To get tickets and full information visit the event page here. [EaterWire]

Standard Club

320 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 427-9100


2220 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 (773) 395-0066 Visit Website


941 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607 (312) 733-9333 Visit Website

Twisted Spoke

501 North Ogden Avenue, , IL 60642 (312) 666-1500 Visit Website