1. The California Clipper Is Coming Back, And Café Marie-Jeanne Will Be Reborn As Segnatore In Humboldt Park
A group of Chicago bar and restaurant industry veterans plans to keep the Clipper the same and open a restaurant and bar with Italian-meets-Midwestern fare in the Café Marie-Jeanne spot.
2. The Chinatown Summer Fair Is Back And Bigger Than Ever, Aiming To Revive The Neighborhood After A Brutal Year
With food, live music and games for kids, the event will now run for two days, July 31-Aug. 1. Organizers are collaborating with Hip Hop in Chinatown for entertainment.
3. Max’s Chicken Restaurant In Mayfair Brings A Taste Of Home To Chicago’s Filipino Community
Max’s is a beloved staple in the Philippines — but the Mayfair location is the first from the chain in the Midwest.