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New North Center Deli Temporarily Closes After Brisk Business

Plus, Eataly’s SeptemberFest tickets go on sale this morning

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Steingold’s of Chicago
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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.

— After two days of closing early because they were running out of items, Steingold’s of Chicago is taking the long weekend to regroup. The new North Center deli will remain shuttered until 10 a.m. Tuesday. A Facebook post read that they need more supplies and staff. Steingold’s opened on Wednesday, and sold-out of things like pastrami. The Jewish-ish deli (yes, they serve bacon) only opened for three hours on Thursday.

Good morning! We would like to thank the Chicago community for the incredible outpouring of support in our first two...

Posted by Steingold's of Chicago on Thursday, August 31, 2017

— The first round of tickets of Eataly’s second-annual SeptemberFest go onsale this morning. But the Italian wonderland’s hype machine is mum on to how much tickets will cost for the all-you-can-eat bacchanalia held this year on Sept. 29. Details will be posted between 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. today via Facebook, according to Eataly. Last year, tickets sold out in less than 48 hours. This year’s. lineup includes 10 Chicago restaurants. Matthias Merges is bringing his Yusho brand back for the night. Honey Butter Fried Chicken, Big Star, and Fat Rice will also participate. The Tribune has more details.

— Wicker Park’s veggie-frendly restaurant, Clever Rabbit, has launched weekend brunch. The menu includes items such as avocado pancakes and a gai lan bowl (Chinese broccoli, Anson Mills rice, salt & pepper tofu, fermented soy beans soy-pickled egg). They’ll mix brunch cocktails including a Bloody Mary featuring mezcal. Service extends from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Read the full menu below.

Colectivo Coffee is opening a second Chicago location, as the Milwaukee-based coffee chain follows up on its popular Lincoln Park shop (it features a large patio). A spokeswoman said they’ll open in December at 2293 N. Milwaukee Ave. Check out the rendering if the space below. The new spot will also have a patio.

A rendering of Colectivo Coffee in Logan Square.

— In steak news, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises’ Nacional 27, the group’s Nuevo Latino restaurant and club has added some beef to its menu. The River North spot has added a steak section. The beef is prepared in six different ways, crossing Peruvian, Cuban, Brazilian, Mexican, and Argentinian methods. Check out the menu and more info on LEYE’s website.

Nacional 27

325 W Huron St, Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 664-2727 Visit Website

Eataly Chicago

43 East Ohio Street, , IL 60611 (312) 521-8700 Visit Website

Steingold's of Chicago

3737 North Southport Avenue, , IL 60613 (773) 661-2469 Visit Website

Clever Rabbit

2015 West Division Street, , IL 60622 (773) 697-8711 Visit Website