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November 30, 2011 | RedEye Staff
What is a bar-gument, you say? For as long as there have been watering holes, there have been disagreements. Some people prefer martinis with gin, some with vodka. Bar-guments is here to settle some longstanding bar conflicts once and for all. This week: Should you expect a buyback from a bartender after a few rounds? Yep Yes, but let me clarify what I mean by "expect. " Anybody who goes into a bar and throws around cash with the expectation that the bartender has never seen paper money before and will therefore give said customer a free drink is a moron.
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November 30, 2011 | RedEye Staff
What is a bar-gument, you say? For as long as there have been watering holes, there have been disagreements. Some people prefer martinis with gin, some with vodka. Bar-guments is here to settle some longstanding bar conflicts once and for all. This week: Should you expect a buyback from a bartender after a few rounds? Yep Yes, but let me clarify what I mean by "expect. " Anybody who goes into a bar and throws around cash with the expectation that the bartender has never seen paper money before and will therefore give said customer a free drink is a moron.
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March 20, 2013 | By Lisa Arnett, @redeyeeatdrink and RedEye
U.S. Cellular Field has announced new concessions additions that will be available starting on White Sox Opening Day on April 1. The Comiskey Burger (available at Burger Barn stands in sections 113 and 529) features a salsa-like topping made from classic Chicago-style hot dog toppings including sport peppers, relish, tomato, onions and celery salt.  There's also a meatball sandwich (121 and 522) and a barbecue pork sandwich called the Bull's BBQ, which was named and created by former White Sox player Greg Luzinski (151 and 531)
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October 31, 2012 | By Julia Borcherts, @JuliaBorcherts for RedEye
EAT Trick-or-Treats for Grown-Ups Wrightwood Park 2534 N. Greenview Ave. 773-340-1358 Admit it: You're too old to ring doorbells. But you can still collect goodies at Truck & Treat, which includes 10 savory and sweet dishes from five food trucks, a costume contest and a post-dinner Blue Moon pumpkin ale at Crossing (2548 N. Southport Ave.). 7 p.m. $30. RSVP required by 1 p.m.: cityswarmchicago.com. DRINK Angels and Devils Untitled 111 W. Kinzie St. 312-880-1511 Heaven and hell await - in the form of Maxim models and a Sexy Little Devil costume contest with a...
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April 3, 2012 | By Erin Brereton
Opening day is on the way, baseball fans. This Thursday, Wrigley Field's executive chef David Burns, who previously worked at local restaurants Le Bouchon and La Sardine, kicks off his seventh season designing the concession menus for the Cubs' home base. On April 13, U.S. Cellular Field's executive chef Olegario Soto, a former Spiaggia sous chef, will start his eight season with the Sox. We polled both chefs on fan favorites as well as what's new to their gametime menus this season.
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December 2, 2012 | By Matt Lindner and For RedEye
If you've ever found yourself gazing wistfully up at the United Center rafters wondering what Dennis Rodman is up to these days, the answer is, well, not much. "I don't do [bleep]," Rodman said. "I just live life to the fullest, man. " The Worm recently held court in an exclusive, profanity-laced interview with RedEye prior to an appearance on Saturday night at Arrow on Ogden, a rare occasion for a man who remains beloved by Bulls fans despite the fact he spent only three seasons in red and black.
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July 17, 2013 | By Michael Nagrant, @MichaelNagrant and For RedEye
Mini-review: Mott St 1401 N. Ashland Ave. 773-687-9977 Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start When chef Edward Kim and his partners Vicki Kim (his sister) and Jenny Kim (no relation) opened Asian-French-Latin mashup Ruxbin in Noble Square, Chicago got that once-in-a-blue moon restaurant. It was a very personal venture serving kimchi- and Oaxacan cheese-stuffed empanadas and soy gelee with horseradish granita amidst repurposed church pews, and diners went crazy for it. I wondered, with their second effort--Mott St, an Asian night market-inspired spot just a...
NEWS
March 12, 2013 | By Kate Bernot, RedEye
March Madness, the mass basketball hysteria that bubbles up each spring, is just around the corner. Beginning Tuesday with the First Four round, otherwise rational adults will be reduced to cheering and screaming crazies, capable of making choices only when options are presented in bracket form. (What's for dinner? Let's check the chicken-versus-salad bracket!) But while the tournament is full of upsets and surprises, most fans end up watching the games from the same boring couch year after year.
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