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This week's top dish from Eater Chicago, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
Frog N Snail [Photo: Jason Litte]
UKRAINIAN VILLAGE—Mario Maggi, an Italian-born chef who more than 20 years ago opened Chicago's original Bice, is back in town after working around the globe and will open La Bricola on Damen in the former Jam space in April.
GOLD COAST—After going on a racist rant with friends on Facebook that went viral, a bartender from Proof nightclub got the boot and was kicked to the curb.
PRINTERS ROW—After nearly 25 years, Bravo Restaurants shuttered its Edwardo's Natural Pizza and is now in the process of giving the space in the historic building a complete makeover to open it up as a more "local" Gino's East.