Peacemaker Fridays

We’ve been through a lot of debate recently about the best fish fry offering for Lenten Fridays, but Mardi Gras settled that question in the course of a few days. While we always offer a fresh fish special, for Fridays during Lent, we’ll also be offering Peacemakers, aka Oyster Po’ Boys. A very distinctive aspect […]

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Big Jones is open!

Big Jones is proud to announce we are open, as of April 9, 2008! Reservations can be made on our home page (www.bigjoneschicago.com). Our full cocktail, wine and beer list is available. Please come for a visit and enjoy Big Jones, for brunch, tea, or dinner – seven days a week! We’re at 5347 N. […]

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Ready, Set…

Months later, after much effort, we are licensed to serve beverage alcohol in the City of Chicago and State of Illinois! For all the horror stories you’ve heard, the process was rather straightforward, if a little complicated, but not without reason. As much time as we’ve put into constructing our cocktail, wine, and beer menus, […]

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Big Jones Preview Party: eco-Andersonville Benefit Tuesday April 8

Big Jones is pleased to announce an exclusive preview celebration to benefit eco-Andersonville, a community environmental initiative. It will be Tuesday April 8, 2008, from 6pm to 10pm. Enjoy a sampling of the entire Big Jones menu plus complementary cocktails and selected wines from our list. Tickets are $50 per person – all proceeds benefit […]

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Previews – practice

This week has been the week of previews. We are not officially open yet, but we are doing “practice” runs this week Wednesday through Friday. We had a few friends come over, and our publicist brought a lot of people. We have previewed brunch and tea and dinner — it’s gone pretty well but there […]

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