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An Obama favorite closes

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Kate Schmidt reports: Hyde Park's Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop--famed as Barack Obama's pick on a 2001 episode of Check, Please!--is closing on June 7, a victim of the U. of C.'s redo of Harper Court. The Evanston location, offering a $6.25 lunch special, remains open, and some of the menu items will be available at another Obama favorite, sister restaurant Calypso Cafe

 

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