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Heralded Italian and French Restaurants Come Together for New Belgian Pop-Up

Plus, a River West hotspot launches lunch service and more intel

Revival Food Hall
Revival Food Hall will soon be home to Petit Bouchon
Nick Fochtman/Eater Chicago

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.

“Velvet Elvis French Toast” at the Swill Inn
The Swill Inn [Official Photo]

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.

Osteria Langhe

2824 West Armitage Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 661-1582 Visit Website

Revival Food Hall

125 South Clark Street, , IL 60603 (773) 999-9411 Visit Website


65 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 786-9911 Visit Website

La Sardine

111 N Carpenter St, Chicago, IL 60607 (312) 421-2800 Visit Website

Le Bouchon

1958 North Damen Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 862-6600 Visit Website

Replay Lincoln Park

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

The Swill Inn

415 North Milwaukee Avenue, , IL 60654 (312) 526-3952 Visit Website