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The California Clipper

Segnatore, Italian Spot From Group Reviving The Clipper, Opening In Former Café Marie-Jeanne Next Month

With a name inspired by healers and witches of Italian folklore, the restaurant will serve Italian-meets-Midwestern fare. Chef Matt Troost, formerly of Charlatan, is behind the menu.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

The California Clipper Is Coming Back, And Café Marie-Jeanne Will Be Reborn As Segnatore In Humboldt Park

A group of Chicago bar and restaurant industry veterans plans to keep the Clipper the same and open a restaurant and bar with Italian-meets-Midwestern fare in the Café Marie-Jeanne spot.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

California Clipper Will Reopen With New Operator Prepared To Revive Beloved Bar, Landlord Says

The future of the Humboldt Park staple was uncertain after it abruptly closed in May. Now a tenant — who plans to keep the Clipper "exactly" the same — is stepping in to reopen the bar.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

California Clipper Landlord Sues Brendan Sodikoff For More Than $93,000 In Unpaid Rent, Building Damage

It’s the latest development in The California Clipper saga, which started in May when Sodikoff abruptly shut down the beloved Humboldt Park bar.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

California Clipper Landlord Says He Tried To Help Owner Save Beloved Bar, Hopes It Will Carry On

Landlord Gino Battaglia said bar owner Brendan Sodikoff skipped out on his rent. "It's not about the money. It's a matter of principle," Battaglia said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale