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Green Street Now Serving Lunch; Rolling Stones' Jagger & Wood Dined at Momotaro; More

Plus, Geja's Cafe turning 50; Portillo's has a new CEO; Davis Theater hoping to renovate, add restaurant.

Green Street Smoked Meats
Green Street Smoked Meats

WEST LOOP—The popular barbecue spot Green Street Smoked Meats began lunch service today. They are now open from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 12:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Sunday. The same dinner menu you've come to expect will be available at lunch time. [EaterWire]

WEST LOOP—Momotaro received rock ‘n roll royalty last night when Mick Jagger and Ron Wood of The Rolling Stones stopped by to grab wasabi fried rice, A5 Miyazaki Wagyu and Hawaiian seafood salad. The duo enjoyed their meal in the quiet confines of the Boka Group's corporate office. [EaterWire]

LINCOLN PARK—Just in time for it's 50th anniversary, Geja's Café is getting new ownership. John Davis has sold the iconic restaurant to managing partner Jeff Lawler. The restaurant will celebrate its milestone on June 27 that will include married couples who were engaged at the restaurant, along with a ceremony to pass the torch from Davis to Lawler. [Tribune]

AROUND TOWN—Portillo's has a new CEO, with Keith Kinsey (formerly president of Noodles & Co.) taking over for founder Dick Portillo, who sold the iconic fast-food chain in 2014. [Crain's]

LINCOLN SQUARE—Big changes are coming to the Davis Theater, including a 3,000 sq-foot restaurant that will serve lunch and dinner and feature a bar located in the space next door that was home to Ravenswood Used Books and La Bocca Della Verita. [DNAinfo]

Davis Theater

4614 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625 (773) 784-0893

Green Street Smoked Meats

112 North Green Street, , IL 60607 (312) 754-0431 Visit Website

Geja's Cafe

340 West Armitage Avenue, , IL 60614 (773) 281-9101 Visit Website

Portillo's Hot Dogs

100 West Ontario Street, , IL 60654 (312) 587-8910 Visit Website


820 West Lake Street, , IL 60607 (312) 733-4818 Visit Website