New storefront construction May 30-31

Big Jones will be closed for business all day Tuesday, May 30 and for lunch on Wednesday, May 31 while we install a new storefront. We will open for dinner Wednesday, May 30 at 5 p.m. We apologize for any convenience and hope you like the new look!

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Beer Without Borders: And evening with Marz Community Brewing, Centro Romero, and ICIRR

In honor of Craft Beer Week, on Wednesday, May 24, Big Jones welcomes Marz Community Brewing for a special collaborative beer dinner and celebration of Chicago’s immigrant and refugee communities. We at Big Jones took to Marz Community Brewing right from their start. We’ve followed the exploits of Ed Marzewski and his merry band of […]

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Dora Charles Soul Food Dinner Video

Check out our video from the Dora Charles dinner.

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Big Jones’ Crawfish Festival!

It’s high crawfish season in Louisiana! We’re going to celebrate by throwing our first annual Crawfish Festival, in which we bring forth our all-time favorite crawfish dishes at once in celebration of one of the world’s great sustainable seafood fisheries, and one of the most delicious. The Big Jones crawfish festival runs from March 2 […]

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Soul Food Week, January 13-26

We’re excited to announce our third annual Soul Food Week, fourteen days dedicated to a uniquely American cuisine that will feature delicious down-home cooking in honor of one of the pillars of African American foodways, one of monumental importance we feel is the most under-rated cuisine in America. To honor the Americans whose roots and […]

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