“Saved by the Bell” parody diner/bar Saved by the Max will open June 1 in Chicago, and more details have surfaced, though the location remains a mystery.
According to its Facebook events page, the pop-up’s details include:
… food items like AC Sliders, Preppy BLT, Macaroni & Screech, Belding Fries, Lisa Turtle Milkshake & more. On June 1, 2016 we open the doors to Saved By The Max, Pop Up Shop Parody Diner/Bar ……in the heart of Wicker Park (Chicago)! Location: To Be Announced soon! – This will only run for the month of June! – will be custom detailed to replicate the [TV show’s] gang’s favorite hangout, The Max… -Full bar with custom Bayside inspired booze & cocktails
Pop-up organizer Derek Berry detailed even more of what’s in store in an interview with Chicagoeater.com.
According to that interview: “Berry said no one’s guessed where the pop-up will take place and it will be a surprise in “the heart of Wicker Park.” One clue is that they’ll use the space’s existing liquor license. The lease has been signed.”
Berry also reveals that should the pop-up prove successful it could lead to a permanent restaurant.
Read more here.
Posted Feb 28. 2016