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Vivo's Pop-Up Replacement Opening Wednesday, Seafood City Update, More Intel

Plus, dinner at Snaggletooth, Local Foods' Hideout porch picnic and more infected Goose Island brews

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Big Sadie playing outside The Hideout.
Big Sadie playing outside The Hideout.
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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.

Nosh & Booze, AMK Kitchen Bar's, pop-up concept replacing Vivo (ending a 25-year run) in West Loop, is opening on Wednesday, according to a news release. The pop-up will last six months before AMK ownership opens a permanent restaurant. Check out the menu below.

Nosh & Booze Menu by Ashok Selvam on Scribd

Snaggletooth, the smoked fish haven from two C Chicago vets, Jennifer Kim and Bill Montange, will host their first evening meal from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday. They're encouraging BYO at their Summer Raw Bar where they'll serve oyster, crudos and small plates. If things go well, dinner service could be soon in the future at the quaint Lakeview space.

Son of a Butcher by WHISK has opened their interior patio space in Logan Square. The outdoor space complements the sidewalk patio. Take a look at it below.

Son of a Butcher By Whisk patio Andrew Figgins

The patio at Son of a Butcher by WHISK

Seafood City, the Filipino grocer slated to open later this year at 5033 N. Elston Ave., has applied for a liquor license. The store will house a number of vendors and serve prepared foods. Many compare it to Super H Mart in Niles, which sells Korean goods.

—Beer lovers should once more check their cellared bottles as Goose Island Brewing Co. is issuing another set of refunds for their 2015 Bourbon County Brand Stout. Crain's reported even more beer has been found infected with a strain of bacteria that sours the beverage. They'll offer $15 per bottle (no matter what customers ended up paying) for nine bateches (bottled Oct. 9, Oct. 12, Oct. 21, Oct. 22, Oct. 23, Oct. 26, Oct. 30, Nov. 4 and Nov. 5) of regular BCBS and the sole batch of 2015's Propreitor's varietal.

Local Foods is teaming up with their corridor neighbor, The Hideout. Every Friday in August they'll offer picnic foods on the porch of legendary music venue to go along with the bluegrass tunes of Big Sadie. Local Foods will provide picnic boxes for Picnics on the Porch, and they'll even serve Virtue Cider's Michigan Brut 12-ounce bottles.

Smack Dab bakery raised about $1,300 over the weekend by taking $1 for each doughnut sold and sending it to local #BlackLivesMatter efforts, reports DNAinfo.

—No one was hurt after a Saturday morning shooting inside White Palace Grill. An argument between two male customers led to the shooting, and there were shattered windows at the restaurant, reported WGN.


2819 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 773-715-4790

Smack Dab

6954 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60626 (773) 575-0062

Vivo Restaurant

838 W Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60607 312 733 3379 Visit Website

Son of a Butcher

2026 Greenville Avenue, , TX 75206 (469) 862-8780 Visit Website

White Palace Grill

1159 South Canal Street, , IL 60607 (312) 939-7167 Visit Website

The Hideout

1354 West Wabansia Avenue, , IL 60642 (773) 227-4433 Visit Website

Local Foods

1427 West Willow Street, , IL 60642 (312) 432-6575 Visit Website