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"When you come from nothing, you have to work hard every day": Bin 36 owner Enoch Shully's journey to the Chicago restaurant scene

Enoch Shully, owner of Bin 36 at 161 N. Jefferson talks with Rick Kogan about his humble beginnings in South Africa, getting his start in the restaurant business by making toast, and his journey to the US that eventually led him to reinvent “Chicago’s favorite wine bar”. 10 more words

After Hours With Rick Kogan

BIN 36 - New Location:

BIN 36 

Once located in an almost inappropriately enormous space adjacent to the House of Blues in Chicago, the boutique-y foodie and wine producing Bin 36… 163 more words


Winesday Premier : Bin|36

Welcome to 2chefs1home’s Winesday Premier. This post was intended to start off as a “Cheers to the New Year” on Wednesday January 1st but as any good wino would, we drank a bit too much bubbly to ring in the New Year and didn’t have the ability to look at a computer screen without the room spinning. 392 more words


Welcome Back to Chicagoland

I can’t remember the last time I took a legitimate vacation away from work, constant internet connection, and phone dependency.  What originally was going to be a work-focused trip to Chicago with Dar quickly transformed into an extended weekend away with some great friends, and amazing weather – with business sprinkled in to the daytime hours. 733 more words


Brunch Buffet // Bin 36, Chicago IL

I can’t say enough about how fantastic this brunch is.  Seriously, I bow to this brunch.

While growing up in Toronto, my family used to go to an incredible brunch buffet at a restaurant called Movenpick (not to be confused with the Movenpick Marché chain, which it eventually morphed into) for special occasions.   261 more words


Pour the wine and cut the cheese.

Bin 36, just north of the bridge on Dearborn, next to The House of Blues, should be on your radar if you love small plates, big flavors, two huge bars for social interaction, and an extensive wine selection… 155 more words


Marina City

When Marina City was completed in 1964, it was the tallest residential building in the world. The complex now includes the House of Blues, Hotel Sax, Bin 36, Smith & Wollensky and a marina on the Chicago River.