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'Runoff' Premieres Friday; Hamburger Hop Tickets On Sale; More

Sound Opinions Summer BBQ, New Midway food options, Dolce Italiano's new patio and menus.

Hamburger Hop
Hamburger Hop
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.

THE LOOP— "Runoff," a documentary a fictional film that focuses on the supposed dangers of GMOs, premieres in Chicago at 6 p.m. on Friday at the Gene Siskel Film Center. The movie runs once per day until Thursday, Aug. 13. Get tickets here, and check out Eater National's review. [EaterWire]

MILLENNIUM PARK/THE LOOP— Tickets to two Bon Appétit Chicago Gourmet events went on sale Thursday. The Hamburger Hop takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 25 at the Harris Theater Rooftop in Millennium Park. David Burke's Primehouse, RPM Steak, Kuma's Too and Acadia are among the restaurants represented. Late Night Gourmet takes place 9 p.m. to 12 a.m., also on Sept. 25 at The Underground. The afterparty will feature music from DJ Rock City. Hamburger Hop tix are $125 and Late Night tix cost $50. Together they cost $160. Get tickets here. [EaterWire]

NAVY PIER— Music talk show "Sound Opinions" is holding their annual Summer BBQ from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 19. Tickets cost $45 for WBEZ members and $55 for regular folk. Expect a special encased meat collaboration from Doug Sohn's (Hot Doug's) and The Butcher and Larder, plus other all-star restaurants on premises. Get tickets here. [EaterWire]

MIDWAY— Chicago officials announced Midway Airport will undergo $250 million in renovations. The changes will include new food options, but those weren't discussed yet. Looks like somebody will have to update the Eater Chicago Airport Dining Guide. [Crain's]

RIVER NORTH— Dolce Italian has opened its patio to go along with new breakfast and lunch service. Check out the menus below. [EaterWire]

Gene Siskel Film Center

164 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 846-2800 Visit Website

Dolce italian

127 W Huron St, Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 754-0700 Visit Website

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

5700 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60638 (773) 838-0600 Visit Website