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Itoko, A Japanese Restaurant With Sushi And Sake Programs, Opens Wednesday In Southport Lanes Building
The Itoko kitchen features a large, custom-designed robata grill used by chef Gene Kato when he worked for Sumi Robata.
GG’s Chicken Shop Opens Next Week Inside Southport Lanes Building
GG's Chicken Shop is inspired by family meals cooked by chef Lee Wolen's mother, Geri, known as GG. Two other Boka-owned restaurants will also open inside the former bowling alley.
Boka Opening Itoko Japanese Restaurant In Former Southport Lanes Building
Itoko, opening this fall, is the first of three restaurants Boka will open in the former Southport Lanes building. GG's Chicken Shop and Little Goat Diner will set up there, too.
GG’s Chicken Shop Among 3 Boka Restaurants Opening In Former Southport Lanes Building
GG's Chicken Shop operated as a ghost kitchen out of Boka's flagship restaurant. It features a menu by Michelin-starred chef Lee Wolan.
Southport Lanes Closed For Good After Nearly 100 Years, Will Auction Off Its Famed Sign
Southport Lanes has long been a part of Chicago lore given its history as a classic tavern that turned into a speakeasy and brothel during Prohibition. It added bowling lanes in 1922.
Legendary Southport Lanes Could Reopen This Year After Receiving ‘Lifesaving’ Grant From State
Owner Steve Soble says he hopes to reopen Southport Lanes as soon as March, depending on the latest round of Paycheck Protection Program funding.
At Last Call For Southport Lanes, Regulars And Former Workers Gather To Say Goodbye To A Legend
"It’s a place you owe it to to come back and say goodbye,” said a former bartender who flew in from Texas for Sunday's last call.
Historic Southport Lanes Is Closing For Good After 98 Years Because Of Coronavirus
Built by Schlitz Brewery, Southport Lanes was first named The Nook. Bowling lanes were added in 1922 after federal laws banned brewers from owning taverns.