Monday, January 7, 2013

Is Green Dolphin Street Returning To Bucktown?!

Green Dolphin Street's original interior via Chicago Wedding Venues.

Look for the former sprawling supper club to rise from the ashes when it reopens Jan. 18 as simply Dolphin.

This time, the 13,000-square-foot space will solely operate as a nightclub, featuring four distinct rooms with dramatic light-and-sound shows, top deejay talent and the return of the infamous Boom Boom Room dance parties (moved from Monday to Sunday). The main ballroom is offset by the front-room parlor, which serves as a cocktail lounge; outdoor garden lounge; and White Lounge, which will crank out contemporary pop music.

Avec Chef de Cuisine Erling Wu-Bower Kicks Off Pop-Up Dinner Series at Leopold

Erling Wu-Bower photo via Time Out Chicago.

Here's one hot ticket you certainly do not want to miss:

Avec's Erling Wu-Bower teams up with Leopold chef Michael Dean Reynolds for the first of what's certain to be a very popular guest chef pop-up dinner series.

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Simon is Out at Carriage House, The Bedford


The talented, yet controversial mixologist Michael Simon is no longer at Carriage House and Bedford, confirms chef/partner Mark Steuer.

"He resigned on Saturday," Steuer tells 312DD exclusively. "Call it creative differences. We appreciate everything he did for us pre- and post-opening and wish him nothing but the best wherever he lands next."