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Mockingbird Hill Closes for a Revamp; Monkey King Coming Soon

Plus, there’s a food-focused conference in town

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Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

SHAW— Mockingbird Hill is getting a revamp. The Derek Brown bar will close for the summer starting June 26. It will reopen with more of a cocktail bar focus (versus exclusively sherry), and a new look from EditLab at StreetSense. [EaterWire]

SHAW—The upcoming Asian restaurant from the Fainting Goat team has a name. It will be called Monkey King (this is slated for the former Rogue 24 space). [Borderstan]

DOWNTOWN— The Millennial Impact Conference (MCON) kicked off today at National Geographic. Many of the topics center around food: more info here. [EaterWire]