Le Bouchon and Osteria Langhe to open new Belgian pop-up
The owners of beloved French and Italian restaurants Le Bouchon, La Sardine, and Osteria Langhe are coming together to open a new Belgian pop-up. Petit Bouchon will offer Belgian street food including Liege waffles, duck-fat frites, crepes and more at Revival Food Hall in the Loop, according to a news release and the Tribune. It’s scheduled to begin a three-month stint on May 6 that lasts until August 2.
River West hotspot Swill Inn launches lunch and brunch
The Swill Inn, one of the city’s hottest bars and comfort-food eateries, now serves lunch and brunch seven days a week. The daytime menu in River West offers “Velvet Elvis French Toast,” everything biscuits and gravy, a mocha with CBD cocoa powder, and a grab and go counter beginning everyday at 11 a.m. A 22-seat patio is also in the works.
Loop favorite Tesori is temporarily closed
Tesori, an Italian favorite in the Loop near many popular theaters, has been temporarily closed April 3 — because of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians’ strike, its website announces and Crain’s reports. Ownership hasn’t announced when it might reopen.
‘Game of Thrones’ pop-up bar extended
And finally, Game of Thrones fans enthused about the show’s recent season premiere can visit the pop-up bar in its honor for longer. Replay Lincoln Park’s pop-up, which began on February 1, is now open until April 28.