—The historic Green Door Tavern was the victim of a hit-and-run car crash early Sunday morning, according to multiple reports, when a car ran a red light and crashed into another, sending it into the building. The bar and restaurant, which opened in 1921 in a building that dates back to 1872 at 678 N. Orleans and was reportedly the victim of another crash in the early 1900s, was damaged but was able to reopen for brunch yesterday.
—After selling the original Clybourn brewpub to Anheuser-Busch InBev in February, Goose Island is going international. The Chicago-bred brewery is planning a new brewpub—in Toronto—the Tribune reports.
—Wondering what happens at Alinea's mysterious The Progression popups? If you want the spoiler, check out blogger Lou Stejskal's detailed account of one of the artsy dinner events, which was first picked up by Fooditor.
—The Logan Square location of Brooklyn pizzeria hotspot Paulie Gee's is moving along. After acquiring building permits, interior demolition has taken place and the pizza ovens have been delivered. Gee said in January that he hoped to open in late spring.
—After closing for a few days early last week, Autre Monde reopened on Friday night with a remodeled dining room and bar and a new menu.