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Old March 24th, 2007, 08:00 AM   #41
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This is gonna be so great when its done! And I hope they have the kosher deli.
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Old March 24th, 2007, 08:14 AM   #42
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The juxtaposition of this building on the historic SoMi streetwall is so ******* fantastic - I am absolutely in love!
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Old March 24th, 2007, 08:30 AM   #43
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^Imagine it in this shot taken many months ago from the Aon Center:

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Old March 24th, 2007, 08:33 AM   #44
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A shot of Spertus I took last weekend:

That looks like sometime in the morning. Nice pic Hydrogen.
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Old March 24th, 2007, 08:39 AM   #45
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Yeah, nice photo i_am_hydrogen! And the picture looking down Michigan Ave is fantastic!
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Old March 24th, 2007, 08:52 AM   #46
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Thanks. Actually, the Spertus photo was taken around 1pm. Normally, I avoid the S. Mich streetwall after the sun cuts over into the western half of the sky because the buildings are too heavily backlit--backlighting makes for bad photos. But the windows were reflecting the blue sky so nicely that I just decided to go ahead and take the shot.
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Old March 24th, 2007, 02:07 PM   #47
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This is gonna be so great when its done! And I hope they have the kosher deli.
Does anyone have any idea why Max & Benny's didn't make it downtown. There are enough North Shore Jews who have moved downtown who love the original, plus a large enough Jewish population in general downtown as well as others who enjoy a real Jewish deli.

Why would South Michigan Ave. be better than Streeterville for locating one? Well, either way, there's still Manny's.
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Old March 24th, 2007, 07:25 PM   #48
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Does anyone have any idea why Max & Benny's didn't make it downtown. There are enough North Shore Jews who have moved downtown who love the original, plus a large enough Jewish population in general downtown as well as others who enjoy a real Jewish deli.....
Some of us gentiles enjoy the stuff, too - mmm, pastrami on rye...

It'd be great to be able to dash into Spertus for some takeout in the Park.
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Old March 24th, 2007, 07:32 PM   #49
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This is gonna be so great when its done! And I hope they have the kosher deli.
They're supposed to have a "kosher café" somewhere in there.
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Old March 25th, 2007, 12:09 AM   #50
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Some of us gentiles enjoy the stuff, too - mmm, pastrami on rye...

It'd be great to be able to dash into Spertus for some takeout in the Park.
wrabbit, do you have any idea what a piled-sky-high Manny's pastrami on rye can do to your arteries?
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Old March 25th, 2007, 07:05 PM   #51
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Who needs any deli besides Ada's?
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Some of us gentiles enjoy the stuff, too - mmm, pastrami on rye...

It'd be great to be able to dash into Spertus for some takeout in the Park.
You can get Glatt Kosher deli at Spertus for lunch; it comes from the Sandwich Club in Skokie and is quite good. Enjoy!
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Old March 26th, 2007, 12:07 AM   #53
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Who needs any deli besides Ada's?
geoff, even suburbia rejected Ada's.
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Old March 28th, 2007, 07:01 AM   #54
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That's because suburbanites are morons. Ada's rocks my ass six ways from the Sabbath.
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That's because suburbanites are morons. Ada's rocks my ass six ways from the Sabbath.
Forgive us, we are Max and Benny people.
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Old March 28th, 2007, 09:58 PM   #56
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nothings like a deli sandwich from the late Kosher Karry's or Wallys Milk Pail. Kal Mulei Rachamim. but you can still get the best deli from Romainian at touhy and clark but i dont know if they sell it in sandwich form or if you have to do that yourself.
The Sandwich Club is ok but nothing to write home about although they may get their meat from Romainian, idonno. either way there's very few in the citys center available.
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Old March 29th, 2007, 01:57 AM   #57
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That's because suburbanites are morons. Ada's rocks my ass six ways from the Sabbath.
Hey, I'm a suburbanite and I'd rather be moron than moroff. You city folk are all the same with your fast cars and paved roads!
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Old March 29th, 2007, 06:55 PM   #58
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Gentlemen, this is Metropolitan Chicago. Let's behave like good neighbors.
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Does anyone remember Bob Elfman's?

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Old March 29th, 2007, 10:43 PM   #60
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Kosher cafe to open at new Spertus building
(Crain’s) — The Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies and Wolfgangpuck Catering Inc. are bringing kosher back to downtown Chicago.

A kosher cafe run by the famous chef’s catering company is set to open in November on the second floor of the new Spertus Institute building at 610 S. Michigan Ave., filling a dietary void created when the last kosher restaurant downtown closed roughly three years ago.

“It’s a big deal,” Rabbi Ira Youdovin, executive vice-president of the Chicago Board of Rabbis, said of the Spertus Institute cafe. “Many people who keep kosher will have an option downtown and it’s Wolfgang Puck. It’s not chopped liver.”

A final menu is being hammered out, but most items will be quick-casual ones, such as sandwiches, salads and possibly sushi, said Betsy Gomberg, director of institutional outreach for the Spertus Institute. The cafe is also in the process of having its kosher kitchen certified by the Rabbinical Council.


Ms. Gomberg said she doesn’t expect the cafe to be a profit center for the Spertus Institute, but hopes catering and room-rental business will cover any losses.

“It has always been important for us to offer kosher food,” she said.

Los Angeles-based Wolfgangpuck Catering, which manages food and event services at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art and the Chicago History Museum, seemed to be a natural to manage the Spertus Institute’s cafe. Mr. Puck married into a Jewish family and his children are Jewish. The celebrity chef also has hosted Passover Seders at his Spago restaurant.

“We look forward to working closely with Chicago suppliers to offer the freshest and finest ingredients, creating delicious food for everyone, whatever their culture, while also serving those who keep kosher and who live or work in Chicago or have the good fortune to visit this beautiful venue,” Mr. Puck said in a statement.

The Spertus Institute is building its new $55-million facility just north of its current location at 618 S. Michigan Ave. The Jewish cultural studies center will feature a museum, library and 410-seat auditorium.

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?id=24415
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