Chicago's Stout Barrel House & Gallery to Reopen Tonight, Oct 26, Following Fire

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Stout Barrel House & Galley, where executive chef Chris Curren serves elevated American comfort food in River North (642 NortH Clark Street), will reopen to the public at 8pm Friday, October 26 after temporarily closing due to a small and contained electrical fire in one of its ice machines in the basement storage area that happened in the early morning of Monday, October 22.

Stout Barrel House & Galley passed all of its city inspections on the afternoon of Friday, October 26. There were no injuries, and there is no damage to the public space of Stout Barrel House & Galley.

When opening tonight at 8pm, Stout Barrel House & Galley will only serve its late-night food menu (featuring 14 different food options) in addition to its entire beverage program (beer, cocktails, wine, etc.). Stout will close at 4am tonight. Stout will reopen at 11am on Saturday, October 27 with its full regular menu and its entire beverage program (beer, cocktails, wine, etc.).

Stout will run a $20 "Fire Sale" special from open to close from Saturday, October 27 thru Monday, October 29 to celebrate its reopening. The "Fire Sale" special includes:

* Chef Curren’s fried chicken entrée with housemade hot sauce and creamed spinach shells & cheese (regularly $16)

* One shot of Fireball whisky (regularly $9)

* One Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA draft (regularly $7)

Executive Chef Chris Curren (formerly the executive chef and partner at Blue 13) has teamed up with The LGN Group (Michael Bisbee, Michael Kaulentis, and Tim Hendricks) to open Stout Barrel House & Galley – a 5,000 square-foot chef-driven “nitro pub” that features elevated American comfort food, a uniquely curated beer selection featuring 20 on draft and another 30 in bottles extensive beer, and a market-driven cocktail list. Located at 642 NortH Clark Street in River North (312.475.1390), Stout Barrel House & Galley serves dinner and a late-night menu daily along with weekend brunch. Stout Barrel House & Galley is open from 4pm until 4am Monday thru Friday, 10am until 5pm Saturday, and 10am until 4am on Sunday. Check for full menus and more information, “Like” Stout Barrel House & Galley on Facebook at and follow Stout Barrel House & Galley on Twitter at

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