Tag: Irv Kupcinet

Kup is rollin' in his grave

The legendary Pump Room, the upscale restaurant that was the favorite of celebrities, is downsizing and perhaps even losing its illustrious name.  The Sun-Times Dave Hoekstra reports that the bar will remain open, and feature a lighter bistro menu.  The main dining room will remain empty except for special occasions.  The famous “eatery” (sorry, falling into... Read more »

So long, Blackhawk restaurant

Memorabilia from the Blackhawk Another Chicago icon passes, as the last Don Roth’s Blackhawk restaurant announces that it closing. One Blackhawk or another has been in the Chicago area for 90 years, and the last one has been in Wheeling for the past 40 years. Long one of the most recognizable names on the restaurant... Read more »
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