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Brunch at The Hampton Social; Line Up Reveal for Cochon's BBQ; More

Deschutes brings world's largest street pub to Logan, George Trois reservations, New sommelier at Vera and Three Dots and a Dash's new eStore.

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The Hampton Social
The Hampton Social
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Ashok Selvam is the editor of Eater Chicago and a native Chicagoan armed with more than two decades of award-winning journalism. Now covering the world of restaurants and food, his nut graphs are super nutty.

RIVER NORTH— The Hampton Social, which opened last month, is starting brunch service on Sunday, Aug. 23. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, they'll serve a variety of cocktails and dishes like Belgium stuffed waffles, monkey bread and French toast. And, of course, a lobster BLT. They recommend reservations. [EaterWire]

LOGAN SQUARE— Cochon555 announced its line up for its Chicago Heritage BBQ. The main event takes place on Sept. 27, and competitors include Alfredo Nogueira (Analogue), Ed Sura (Perennial Virant), Scott Manley (Table, Donkey & Stick), Chris Curren (Seven Lions) and Jonathan Meyer (Freehand Chicago). GA tickets cost $100, with VIP going for $200. The opening event takes place on Sept. 27 with Fat Rice hosting a Late Night Asian Speakeasy Dinner. Tickets for that cost $125. On Sept. 26, Cochon555 and Chicago Gourmet will host the Punch Kings, Pigs n' Tiki at the Harris Theater Rooftop, where tickets will cost $75. Tickets can be purchased here. [EaterWire]

LOGAN SQUARE— Deschutes Brewery is bringing their traveling pop-up street pub from Oregon to Logan Square on Saturday. From 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 2291 N. Milwaukee Ave., they'll have a 400-foot bar outside serving up some rare beers. It's called the World's Largest Street Pub and they're donating money from the event to the Alliance For The Great Lakes. [EaterWire]

WEST LOOP— Vera has a new sommelier and wine director. Christy Fuhrman(Eataly's Baffo), a Charlie Trotter's vet, will take over the position. [EaterWire]

WINNETKA— George Trois, the new rotating tasting concept at Restaurant Michael is now taking reservations.The first date is Oct. 1 and will cost $160 per person for the 10-course menu and $140 for the seven-course menu. That excludes drinks. Call (847) 441-3100 for reservations or go to the website. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH— Three Dots and a Dash is launching an online store to sell its tiki mugs and other collectables. This way, patrons won't be subjected to moral quandary over stealing one of this nice-looking cups or go on eBay to look for goods. The site goes live on Sept. 1. [EaterWire]

Restaurant Michael

64 Green Bay Road, , IL 60093 (847) 441-3100 Visit Website


1023 W Lake Street, Chicago, IL Visit Website

Three Dots and a Dash

435 North Clark Street, , IL 60654 (312) 610-4220 Visit Website

The Hampton Social

9101 International Drive, , FL 32819 (689) 800-6760 Visit Website