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Feuding Founders at 5 Rabbit Brewery

Feuding Founders at 5 Rabbit Brewery
5 Rabbit Founders, Andres Araya and Isaac Showaki are going at it! Araya, 5 Rabbit’s CEO, has filed suit against Showaki, the company’s COO, regarding Showaki’s allegations against him of embezzlement and an extramarital affair. After hitting the ground running in 2011 and landing a deal to get their beer in local Chipotle locations, this... Read more »

Epic Burger & Beer Pairings

Epic Burger & Beer Pairings
If you haven’t been to Epic you’ve missed out on one of River North’s best dining experiences. In fact, they won a “Diner’s Choice” award in 2012 from the discerning OpenTable crowd. Executive chef, Mark Pollard, has decided to add a monthly “burger & brew” pairing to their lounge menu for $15. If you just... Read more »
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    As a born and bred Midwesterner, beer is in my blood. After growing up in Michigan and spending time in Milwaukee, Chicago was clearly the next beer haven for me to tap into! Hoppy Times highlights the Chicago beer scene in a holistic manner, focusing on everything from festivals and beer bars to beer reviews and the brewers themselves. If you've got questions, comments or just want some help getting the word out about your next project, send me an email at or tweet at me @EnJeiBee.

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