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Fourth Brewery in Less Than Three Years Announces Plans For Northwest Side Space

Plus, Replay’s Rick and Morty popup will end soon after Turner Broadcasting contacted the bar and more intel

The former Finch Kitchen space will become another new brewpub
Matthias Merges

— For the third time in less than three years, a brewery is coming to a Northwest Side space. Local beer-maker Twisted Hippo has signed a lease to take over the former Finch Kitchen and Breakroom Brewery space at 2925 W. Montrose Avenue, the Sun-Times reported first, and ownership — who still hasn’t responded to multiple inquiries — hopes to open it sometime this year. Breakroom Brewery closed in May 2016, and Finch Kitchen took over the space soon after but also closed the following December. A fourth brewery — Ravinia Brewing Co. — announced it was taking over the space in May 2017 but apparently that didn’t work out. Will it work out for Twisted Hippo?

Replay Lincoln Park’s Rick and Morty” popup will end on February 11 after Turner Broadcasting contacted the bar, RedEye reports.

— A new delivery-only restaurant group, in partnership with Stefani Signature Restaurants, has launched in Chicago. Upgraze currently delivers eight types of food and drink, including Mexican, poke, and Jeni’s ice cream.

— The 42 Grams documentary is now available for streaming on Netflix.

— Some local restaurants extended their Chicago Restaurant Week deals until February 9-11 to coincide with Chicago Theater Week. Check out the list of those restaurants here.

— And finally, the lineup for this year’s barbecue and country music festival Windy City Smokeout is out. Out-of-town restaurants include Pappy’s Smokehouse, The Salt Lick, and Rodney Scott BBQ. Musical acts include Brett Eldredge and Brothers Osborne. Check out the full lineups here and here.

The Finch Kitchen

2925 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 942-7949 Visit Website

42 grams

4662 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640 Visit Website

Replay Lincoln Park

2833 North Sheffield Avenue, , IL 60657 (773) 665-5660 Visit Website