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News Thu Aug 09 2007

Thursday Quick Links

• Restaurant and club owner Billy Dec is profiled in Crain's Chicago Business.

• The new Whole Foods South Loop, which opened yesterday, wants you to stick around and socialize after you shop (or maybe beforehand, if you're picking up anything frozen.)

The Chicago Traveler checks out Moody's Pub and makes the mistake of sitting inside — but likes it anyway.

• Yakzie's original Diversey Street location closed this past weekend after the death of original owner Kenny Miller. (The Wrigleyville location lives on.) The Extrovert has a remembrance.

• The Food Chain has found out why Chicago isn't getting mangosteens for awhile still.

Time Out visits Shikago and finds it better than its hokey name would imply.

• Vegetarian restaurant Mysore Woodlands got swept up in a protest against Barack Obama's anti-terrorism strategy. [via]

Danielle / October 26, 2007 10:03 AM

Check out this awesome video of Billy Dec and TONS of other celebrities!!

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