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Good Eats Oak Lawn Will Shutter July 17

good eatsby Steven Doyle

It is a day to announce closures, I suppose. We learned today that Good Eats on Oak Lawn lost its lease. The shopping area where Good Eats is located is being redeveloped by owners Lincoln Properties. Good Eats was a mainstay for 22 years, and will be missed by the neighborhood. The restaurant closes for good on July 17th.

Jump on for the press release which explains the debacle.   Continue reading

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Snookie’s Celebrates 25th Anniversary June 7th

DSC00918by Steven Doyle

Customer Appreciation will be the focus at Snookie’s Oaklawn’s 25th anniversary celebration on June 7th as they thank their customers for patronage throughout this year and over the course of the last 25 years.

On Saturday June 7th, Snookie’s Oaklawn is giving back to our customers with throwback drink and food specials from 11am to 2am with our Official 25 year Anniversary party featuring outdoor seating, a retro 80’s DJ and free swag.   Continue reading

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Roots Juices Opening On Oak Lawn

brentby Steven Doyle

You like your Roots Juices, and it is fun to have things delivered to your office. But for those wanting to sit down at a cafe and enjoy this local juice phenomenon your time has come. Roots Juices owner Brent Rodgers will be opening a cafe featuring the pressed juices very soon at the shop the leased out next to Scardello Cheese on Oak Lawn.

The space is where the Cake Guys were located at 3527 Oak Lawn. The location is mall but should be interesting as the Juice people enter into the restaurant business.    Continue reading

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TJ’s Goes French For A Night

10 Jon starts off the night with a lovely Pepiere Muscadetby Joey Stewart

Ever since opening his Oak Lawn location in 2012, TJ’s Fresh Seafood Market has been hosting specialty dinners that feature seafood prepared in worldly ways and paired with wines of that region. Tuesday evening owner and purveyor Jon Alexis threw a French Style seven-course dinner to an excited and eager full house.

For each course Jon described the wine pairing, while Executive Chef Scott Hoffner discussed the ingredients and execution of the dish.  A main supplier of TJ’s, whose Red Grouper was featured in the 3rd course, was on site to tell the diners how Jon decides what fish to select (Jon can be quite picky), the state of sustainability in our oceans today, and the unique fish that often get thrown away in the U.S. while it is considered a delicacy (and pricey!) overseas.  Continue reading

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Samson’s Encased Meats To Open On Oaklawn

samsonsby Steven Doyle

There is a new dog coming to town and it has been in the making for over three years. Originally Samson’s Encased Meats was slated to open in the West Village, but the owners tell me that the deal fell through and to look for a location on Oak Lawn between Fairmount and Lemmon to open in March 2013.      Continue reading

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Dollar Oyster Domination; Sunday Nights at TJ’s

DSC04178by Melissa Robert

Ripped straight from TJ’s Fresh Seafood Market’s Sunday night Facebook post, dollar oyster domination kicked off last night to a full house. The discounts on oysters and fish tacos began at 8:30, but many arrived early, creating a buzz of excitement amidst the seafood enthusiasts. The mix of oysters included Blue Point, Barnstables and owner, Jon Alexis’ favorite, Fisher’s Island. He relayed how thankful he is to have them here since most are gobbled up by big name restaurants in the North East. He raved about the clean, sweet and briny notes of the Fisher’s Island oyster.    Continue reading

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