No restaurant in Chicago loves Halloween as much as Lula Cafe. How else can you explain the Logan Square spot's inclination to dress up every October 31st as a completely different restaurant concept. Sometimes they go for a joke, like when they transformed into Luma's Corner, an indie rock version of the heavy metal burger joint, Kuma's Corner. But more often than not, Lula goes for gore, like Zombie Doug's (with help from Hot Doug's owner, Doug Sohn), The Violent Hour (with friends from The Violet Hour), and Taco Hell (which explains itself).
But this year's theme is the most frightening one yet: House of
Hunan Human, which is being referred to as a "zombie-run dim sum restaurant" inspired by Tony Hu's much beloved Lao Hunan. "Serving People" is its deeply disturbing motto. Kind of freaky right? Best part? Lula will partner with Fat Rice for the one day only transformation.
Check out all the evil information below:
HUNANHUMAN Zombies do dim sum. No Reservations. No parties larger than four. Service from 7-11pm. Line closes at 10pm. $35 plus 18% service charge. Pay at the door (cash or credit). Beverage menu will include: beer, red wine, four cocktails (two each from Lula Cafe and Fat Rice) and a "Mao Tai." Drinks may be purchased at the bar (cash only). No substitutions; omnivores only. No re-entry.