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News Thu Apr 10 2014

Departures at Nightwood, Bang Bang Pie

After announcing the departure of executive chef Jason Vincent last week, Pilsen's Nightwood has another job opening, despite saying that no other staff is changing in Vincent's absence; their executive sous chef, Ben Lustbader, announced his resignation yesterday. Current sous chef Shae Daher will replace Vincent.

Dave and Megan Miller, the married couple and engine behind Logan Square's Bang Bang Pie (pictured), are parting ways with their business partner Michael Ciapciak and taking their pie and biscuit magic up north to a former flower shop on Western Avenue in Lincoln Square to open Baker Miller Pie, which will focus on locally sourced ingredients (think Little House on the Prairie). Bang Bang will continue on with Ciapciak.


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