Monday, September 10, 2012
So, check this out.
Elate, which was located on the first level of Hotel Felix in River North, closed a month ago.
It didn't even close quietly, as there was much buzz from local media outlets about its replacement, LM Bistro, which is owned by the same people behind Brasserie by LM and Troquet. But for some reason, Elate's twitter account continues to crank out specials every day to its 1,090 followers.
For example . . .
Photo via the Chicago Tribune.
It's one of the biggest affairs of the Chicago social season and it's happening this weekend.
Green Tie Ball goes down Sept. 15 at A. Finkl & Sons (2011 N. Southport Ave.). Put on by Gateway Green Chicago, the event celebrates its 20th year with an Alice in Wonderland theme.
This news comes from an Ultimate Insider early on a Monday morning:
The hot restaurant group that's behind such winners as Au Cheval, Gilt Bar and Maude's Liquor Bar apparently is going Asian.