A new cat cafe opens on the far North Side
Cat and coffee fans have a new cat cafe in West Ridge. After an abbreviated launch in summer 2017, the Tree House Humane Society held a grand opening on Friday for a new cat cafe at 7225 N. Western Avenue that’s only home to cats with feline leukemia, Block Club first reported. It’s open Thursdays through Sundays from 12-6 p.m. and offers coffee drinks, tea, and baked goods in hopes of finding homes for the cats. Patrons need to pay $10 to reserve a half-hour time slot, which comes with a drink. More info is on the website.
Paul Kahan and One Off Hospitality’s newest restaurant opens in one week
Paul Kahan and One Off Hospitality’s newest restaurant has an opening date. Cafe Cancale, the seafood-focused French cafe, opens in the Publican Anker space in Wicker Park on May 13, the group announced on Instagram. Take a look at a preview video below and stay tuned for more coverage.
Three top bartenders serving free cocktails at Union Station this week
Train travelers can drink three of Chicago’s best bartenders’ cocktails for free at Union Station from Tuesday through Thursday. Paul McGee, Julia Momose, and David Mor of Cindy’s will serve tasting-size mixed drinks at the train station from 4-7 p.m. those days in conjunction with Fever-Tree ginger ale, a news release announces.
Bears quarterback said he only puts ketchup on hot dogs
And finally, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky revealed some food opinions in a radio interview that may not sit well with Chicagoans. In a Friday ESPN Radio interview, Trubisky said he only puts ketchup on hot dogs and called Chicago deep-dish pizza “overrated,” among other hot takes. NBC Sports Chicago has a rundown.