EaterWire: Moxee Celebrates BBQ All September Long; Beer Dedicated to Rock Band Debuts At Dusek's; More

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UNIVERSITY VILLAGE—Moxee Restaurant will feature a month-long barbecue celebration beginning September 1. From Korean to Polish to South Carolina, all varieties of 'cue will be present. Look for special beers and cocktails to go with the menu. [EaterWire]

PILSEN—If you're a fan of the stoner rock band Sleep, check out the beer dedicated to and named after their album Dopesmoker at Dusek's Board & Beer. Made in collaboration by Dry Hop and Une Annee breweries, Dopesmoker's debut is timed with the band's performances at Thalia Hall on August 28 and 29. [EaterWire]

LAS VEGAS—Tony Hu's latest restaurant is slated to open today…inside Las Vegas' Palms Hotel & Casino. Lao Sze Chuan Las Vegas features a 200-item menu spanning a variety of dishes Hu is known for. [-ELV-]

WEST LOOP—If you've got an awesome beard or mustache (or both), head over to Kaiser Tiger this Saturday to register for their inaugural contest. The winner will take home his weight in sausage, entrance fees are donated to the charity 180 Ink, and you can get your tickets here. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH/LOMBARD/SCHAUMBURG—Celebrating 25 years in business, the Weber Grill restaurants are offering a special three-course anniversary menu for $25, along with other specials such as the $5 classic burger with chips through August 31. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—Sophie Madej, who owned and operated the former Busy Bee Diner (now the Blue Line Tap and Grill) for 42 years, passed away on August 21 at the age of 86. [Dave Hoekstra's Blog]

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