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'Saved by the Bell'-Themed Pop-Up Diner Gets Chef From Michelin-Starred Restaurant



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    Chicago’s upcoming “Saved by the Bell”-themed pop-up diner will serve food created by a big-name chef.

    Brian Fisher, a former chef for Schwa Restaurant, will be responsible for cooking the dishes made in honor of the 1990s television show at the parody diner dubbed “Saved by the Max.”

    Schwa is a Michelin-starred restaurant. 

    Saved by the Max aims to bring the iconic Bayside High hangout to life in a way fans of the show have not been able to experience before, with themed-events and a full kitchen and bar stocked with Bayside-inspired cocktails and menu items.

    Originally planning to only be a one-month pop-up for June, the restaurant announced last month that it would be keeping its doors open in Wicker Park until the end of August after an overwhelming response in ticket sales.

    The restaurant will be located at the Storefront Co. at 1941 W. North Ave. in Wicker Park, according to Derek Berry, the "mind" behind "Saved by The Max.”

    Menu items include things like AC Sliders, Preppy BLT, Macaroni & Screech, Belding Fries and a Lisa Turtle Milkshake.

    The pop-up opens its doors Wednesday, June 1 and will run through the end of August.

    Offering nightly dinner service, weekend brunches and a late night menu, the diner also plans to have celebrity hosts, special events, DJs and live music.

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