and then there was drywall

The drywall is going up now, so the place is really taking shape. This is a picture from the back towards the front. You can’t hear the loud construction work or loud radio trying to compete with the construction work. The new storefront is partially installed too. We’re getting close! – Mark

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Building with Pros

We’ve had the great fortune of having a great building team with Joel Berman Architecture, Interia, and all of the subcontractors we’ve pulled together to build your restaurant. Joel & Larry have built out many wonderful restaurant and retail spaces around Chicago, and have gotten really good at it. they are both small business owners, […]

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Staffing Up

After interviewing over two dozen candidates, we’re pleased to announce we’ve placed our Sous Chef and Kitchen Manager! The response to our only ad, on Craigslist, was overwhelming, and we wound up with five candidates we really wanted, and are totally stoked with the two leaders we have on board. Steve Obendorff will be our […]

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What to drink, what to drink?

Aside from interviewing management candidates, managing construction, testing recipes, and designing menus, planning our beverage offerings has been an adventure. Never short on ambition, we’ve taken on a challenge in integrating old traditions and recipes with contemporary style and senses. You’ll see it in our cocktail menu – timeless drinks like Sazeracs, Pink Ladies made […]

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