— Local food fans have a unique opportunity to — to ride Soul Cycle with a newly-minted Iron Chef and other superstar chefs, as well as eat treats by Mindy Segal, and donate money to victims of Hurricane Harvey. 50 people will be able to ride with Stephanie Izard, Segal, and “other Chicago chef elites” to “feed Texas” on Oct. 2 for $100. More information is available here.
— Shake Shack will deliver free food via DoorDash tomorrow and on Sept. 18 during the burger chain sensation’s “Shack Week” in multiple American cities, including Chicago. Get free chocolate milkshakes delivered tomorrow between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., free shack burgers delivered Sept. 18 at the same times, and free delivery of all orders $12 or more from Sept. 12-18. The proof is here.
— Another longtime neighborhood bar has called it quits. My Place Tavern, which was open for 46 years at 2212 W. Touhy Ave. in West Ridge, poured its last cheap beers and shots on Sunday, DNAinfo reports.
— In more sad news, the former owner of West Side diner institution Palace Grill passed away on Aug. 30, the Tribune reports. Constantine "Gus" Alpogianis, who also owned Kappy’s American Grill in Morton Grove, was 85.
— And finally, Eater 38 mainstay Honey Butter Fried Chicken turns four on Thursday and will offer some cheap food and beer: $4 orders of fried chicken strips and $4 Top Notch drafts (the restaurant’s collaboration brew with Half Acre), and $5 birthday confetti dump cake.