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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Joe Maddon’s Wrigleyville restaurant, Maddon’s Post, closes

Joe Maddon is gone from the Cubs and now his restaurant is gone from Wrigleyville.

Maddon’s Post, which opened in May right outside Wrigley Field, has closed.

Initially, it was believed that Maddon’s departure to the Los Angeles Angels wouldn’t affect the restaurant, but doors closed for good on Sunday.

Pity- for some reason, I like the idea of restaurants associated with managers lasting long after the manager is gone….

 

QLE Posted: December 31, 2019 at 11:52 PM | 18 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: January 01, 2020 at 01:54 AM (#5912082)
Nearly 20 years after the Rockies fired Buddy Bell, Denver still has a Taco Bell.
   2. Walt Davis Posted: January 01, 2020 at 02:03 AM (#5912083)
Only opened in May? That was not a well thought-out business plan.
   3. McCoy Posted: January 01, 2020 at 08:45 AM (#5912091)
Some idiot offered him money and he took it. Of course if it opened in May they probably stated planning for it back in 2017. Who would have thought he wouldn't be around back then?
   4. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: January 01, 2020 at 11:28 AM (#5912111)
I had no idea this restaurant ever existed.
   5. eric Posted: January 01, 2020 at 01:21 PM (#5912139)
According to Chicago Eater, chef Tony Mantuano’s own move from Chicago to Italy after Maddon’s move led to the decision to close Maddon’s Post.


Sounds like it was the 1-2 combination that did it in.
   6. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: January 01, 2020 at 01:32 PM (#5912142)
It will reopen as Post Maddon.
   7. Nasty Nate Posted: January 01, 2020 at 01:45 PM (#5912144)
Kris Bryant's Groovy Grievance Grille
   8. winnipegwhip Posted: January 01, 2020 at 01:52 PM (#5912145)
I never dared to complain about the food when I ate at Lee Elia's. The reason I ate there was because I wasn't working then and they would take food stamps.
   9. Lassus Posted: January 01, 2020 at 02:12 PM (#5912150)
#6 deserves more than a "well-done", that's Primey-worthy.
   10. SoSH U at work Posted: January 01, 2020 at 03:20 PM (#5912162)
I just took a leak there the other day.

   11. Best Dressed Chicken in Town Posted: January 01, 2020 at 03:27 PM (#5912165)
How were the troughs?
   12. SoSH U at work Posted: January 01, 2020 at 03:41 PM (#5912166)
Sadly, despite opening just six months ago, Maddon's Post didn't employ the latest in trough technology.

   13. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: January 01, 2020 at 03:50 PM (#5912167)
Definite primey.
   14. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: January 01, 2020 at 04:50 PM (#5912182)
Maddon's Post didn't employ the latest in trough technology.


Maybe at the time you were there they had replaced the troughs, though temporarily, as there were still a few more trough changes to occur before closing.
   15. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: January 01, 2020 at 05:20 PM (#5912190)
did you see any Billygoats there?
   16. jingoist Posted: January 01, 2020 at 07:01 PM (#5912200)
I wonder.
Under new MLB rules do you need to need to allow 3 urinations before changing a trough?
   17. Jeremy Renner App is Dead and I killed it Posted: January 01, 2020 at 07:08 PM (#5912203)
Anything bad that happens with Joe Maddon has my full support
   18. DFA Posted: January 05, 2020 at 02:16 AM (#5912972)
I heard it used to be good, and now it's just coasting on reputation alone.

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