The Rent Is Too Damn High Party. Ha, ha. We all laughed. Well, no one’s laughing now that the caviar is too damn high. But the Fishguy is the fish-roe version of Jimmy McMillan, slashing all caviar prices by 50%. Populism at its most elitist.
The weekend’s convertible is coming to pick you up.
A New Second-Floor Den of Kung Pao
“... and then one day, I looked up and saw it. A new—yet very classic—Chinese restaurant appeared right in the middle of River North.” That’s the ending of a new book about your harrowing search for good five-spice crispy duck. Sorry about the spoiler.
Chefs used to be the new rock stars. That became boring. Now they’re the new male models. Abetting them: Haberdash’s spring lookbook featuring everyone from Donnie Madia (Avec, Big Star) to Curtis Duffy (the forthcoming Grace)—with recipes, too. To celebrate: a tequila blowout, naturally.
You like to get to know the person making your beer. And your cheese. And your whiskey. And so on. So prepare to do a lot of glad-handing—and sampling—when Pastoral brings together the finest small-batch makers of... well, anything you can imagine, really... to meet you.
Pesky zombies. They’re back. They want braaaains. No, wait: beeeer. They want beeeer. The costumed pranksters of Zombie Pub Crawl invade the saloons of North Clark Street for the fifth straight year. Fittingly, it’s a tradition that just won’t die.
Oreo Donuts, Trolley Rides and Thanksgiving Karaoke
A Cuban-Inspired Lobby Bar in the Gold Coast
Scotch. Grog. Antiques. Warm Feelings.
Here’s a New Cantina and Some Champagne-Sabering Lessons
Made You a Gift-Filled Slideshow
The House That Sarah Grueneberg Built