ARTANGO HEATS-UP THE SUMMER

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Artango Bar and Steakhouse has become a lively hub for Argentinean dining, dancing, and live music since expanding to Lincoln Square in April 2016. Recently featured on Check Please, Artango draws inspiration from the 1920s Golden Age of Buenos Aries, with prohibition-era cocktails, authentic parrilla-grilled steaks, meats and seafood, along with other Argentine and Latin American favorites. Artango now also features  a rotating weekly showcase of live entertainment, including pro Tango dancers, musicians, singers, Flamenco dancers, and beginner Tango lessons.

Artango Bar and Steakhouse, 4767 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, 872-208-7441.

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ROJO GUSANO PUTS GLOBAL SPIN ON LATIN-AMERICAN

Rojo Gusano puts an elevated, global-fusion spin on the simple street foods of Mexico and Latin America, served in a breezy casual, surf themed setting.

Must-trys include starters like guacamole with spicy pumpkin seeds and caramelized pineapple. Ceviche Mixto, with octopus, shrimp, sweet potato, toasted cancha corn. Homemade empanadas with Portobello mushrooms or chicken tinga fillings. Choose from one-dozen global taco mash-ups, like Green Curry Shrimp with Asian cabbage, Pork Belly with red pickled onion, Chicken Tinga with Farmers cheese, along with sides like Esquites with cotija cheese, piguin chile and chipotle mayo, and Sweet Plantains with house-made crema.

Weekend brunch ranges from Chilakillers with salsa, Asadero cheese, choice of eggs, to Huevo Sandwich with Nueske’s Applewood-smoked bacon, and Rojo Gusano’s signature Pollo and Waffles — spicy marinated fried chicken, waffles, fresh fruit, served with vanilla whipped cream, and Agave syrup. Full bar service, including an expansive selection of tequilas, mezcals, and craft cocktails is available.

Rojo Gusano, 3830 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, 773-539-4398.

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HUTCH AMERICAN CAFE OPENS IN RIVER NORTH

Hutch American Cafe is now open in River North. The new brunch-centric eatery is sibling to Wrigleyville’s popular Hutch American Bistro, opened in 2013 by restaurateur Marc Wuenschel. Hutch American Cafe features a line-up of brunch and lunch selections, served 8 a.m. to 3 p.m, 7-days a week. Menu must-trys include Avocado Chicken Toast, Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict. Fried Chicken and Corn Waffle with bacon butter, Lox and Bagel Board, assorted flatbreads, burgers, salads and wraps.  Monday through Friday, from 4pm to 7pm, Hutch American Cafe hosts one of the best Happy Hours deals in River North, with $2 glasses of champagne, $3 beers, and $5 craft cocktails. During that time, a special menu of snacks and small plates is offered, including Smoked Salmon Flatbread, house made Tater Tots with truffle cheese fondue and more, each priced at just $5.

Hutch American Cafe, 416 West Ontario, Chicago. 312-300-4195.

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HARVEST MOON LAUNCHES WINTER MENU

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Harvest Moon has now launched an all-new Winter Menu. The 100-seat artsy-chic Harvest Moon offers a loungey vibe, complete with custom-designed banquettes, bold murals by popular artist David Bozic, and live music on weekends, all under the warm glow of Edison lamps and flickering candles. The seasonal, farm-to-table menu provides dinner options like Seared Scottish Salmon — with polenta fritter, mustard cream, and Braised Short Rib — with Yukon Gold parsnip mash.

Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Harvest Moon’s new Winter Brunch Menu highlights comfort classics presented with a contemporary spin. Must-trys include Breakfast Pot Pie — fluffy egg custard, spinach and bacon, topped with puffed pastry, Chickpea Hash — served with 2 any-style eggs and country toast,  and Chicken ‘n Waffles — crispy fried chicken breast, bourbon bacon waffle, maple syrup.

Harvest Moon, 1805 West Division Street, Chicago.

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MIKU SUSHI MONTH-LONG RAMEN SPECIAL

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As crisp autumn temperatures arrive, Miku Sushi is cooking-up a red hot deal, offering heaping bowls of their popular ramen at a special price of just $8.

Beginning October 1st, choose from Miku’s signature Spicy Roasted Garlic Miso Ramen (normally $14) or Tonkotsu Ramen (normally $13) at a special price of just $8, available the entire month of October. Both options are served with Miku’s rich broth, ramen egg noodles and brimming with pork belly, bamboo shoots, scallions, soft boiled egg and more. Offered for lunch or dinner, 7-days-a-week, through October 31st.

Since opening in 2015 in the heart of Chicago’s Lincoln Square, Miku continues to win rave reviews. In addition to its popular ramen offerings, Miku Sushi’s full menu highlights artfully presented maki rolls, nigiri, and sashimi, together with a line-up of hot and cold small plates, grilled skewers, along with craft cocktails and full bar service.

Miku Sushi — 4514 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago.

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TANGO, LIVE MUSIC, WEEKNIGHTS AT ARTANGO

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Artango Bar & Steakhouse launches a new weeknight schedule of live entertainment, Tuesdays through Thursdays at this popular, new 1920s Buenos Aires inspired hot spot. Alongside a menu of authentic parrilla-grilled steaks, meats, seafood, and 1920s retro cocktails,  Artango now serves-up Tango lessons and live music weekly.

Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. it’s Intro to Argentine Tango: a free, 30-minute group lesson covering basic steps, designed for first-timers. At 8pm Tuesdays: Beginner Argentine Tango: a 60-minute group lesson, perfect for those who’ve tried an Intro lesson, and are ready to learn more. $15 per person. Each Wednesday from 7pm to 10pm, enjoy the smooth Latin sounds of Argentine keyboard artist Mauro Frosio joined by Spanish guitarist Agustin Alvarez. On Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm, Artango presents an evening of Old-World Latin Jazz as Mauro Frosio is joined by a rotating line-up of musicians.

Artango Bar & Steakhouse, 4767 North Lincoln, Chicago, 872-208-7441.

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HUTCH CELEBRATES GUEST APPRECIATION DAYS

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Now through February 29, enjoy special savings as Hutch American Bistro offers a complete, 3-course dinner for just $29, along with a special $17 Weekday Brunch deal, all part of Hutch’s Guest Appreciation Days. Hutch’s $29 Dinner begins with choice of skillet shrimp in Creole butter, or meatballs and pork belly appetizer. From there, choose any dinner menu entree (prime steaks excluded) including favorites like Coffee Braised Short Ribs, Scallops with Butternut Squash Risotto, Baby Back Ribs, Almond Crusted Rainbow Trout, and Hutch’s signature Steak ‘n Fries. Top it off with a slice of any 5 mom-approved pies, like Michigan Sour Cherry, Chocolate Mint, or Key Lime.

For daytime savings 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., try Hutch’s Guest Appreciation Days $17 Weekday Brunch, which begins with a refreshing Mimosa Cocktail, made with blood orange or white pear puree. Next, choose from Caesar Salad, or Tomato Soup with grilled cheese croutons, followed by any brunch menu selection. Stand-outs include Steak and Eggs topped with Chimichurri, Croissant French Toast with strawberry and mascarpone, Shrimp and Grits with tomato chutney, and Hutch’s crowd-pleasing Fried Chicken and Corn Waffle, served with bacon butter and maple syrup.

Tucked in a century-old building at 3301 North Clark Street (corner of Clark and Aldine) Hutch offers modern American comfort classics in a handsome, approachable setting. 773-248-1155