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  • August 14, 2014

    #Chowsomebao or come cheer us on at Water Tower Place on August 23

    WHAT: Are you ready to chow some bao? Start stretching your stomachs because the second annual Wow Bao Eating Contest is upon us. Last year’s winner devoured 12 bao in two minutes, can you beat it? Starting on Monday, August 18 - 22 at 6PM nightly, ten contestants will eat as many bao as they can in two minutes during the preliminary rounds. The top two...

  • July 2, 2014

    Tickets to the premiere BBQ and Country Music Festival in the Midwest now on sale

    CHICAGO – Bub City’s second annual Windy City Smokeout will return this summer on Friday, July 11 – Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Grand Street and the Chicago River. More than 10,000 guests per day are expected to come down to this year’s Festival to taste BBQ offerings from some of the best pitmasters in Chicago and around the country all while enjoying a lineup of...
  • July 2, 2014
    CHICAGO – R.J., Jerrod and Molly Melman along with Chef/Partner Doug Psaltis expand their growing roster of restaurants with Ramen-san, a 90-seat, neighborhood ramen restaurant and bar opened on May 12, 2014 in River North. Ramen-san offers diners a menu reflective of traditional ramen dishes made with house-made broths, all natural proteins and traditional and non-traditional Japanese add-ons. In...
  • December 16, 2013
    We are bringing something more adventurous to Big Bowl.”
     – Patricia Yeo

    Chicago, IL- The Big Bowl location on 6 E. Cedar in Chicago’s Gold Coast has created a new, more adventurous menu only found...