This week, we’ve curated a selection of rare, celebrated and all-round top-notch bottles of vino for your next evening of distinguished consumption. Plus, we’re bringing you 25% off framed, gallery-quality photos starring the likes of Bardot, Monroe, Springsteen and more. We hear they pair well with wine.
Things to do for August 25, 2011
Pigs, Whiskey and Bow Ties
The weekend would like to invite you to its pied-à-terre.
Your favorite place for a little alfresco whiskey, beer and barbecue is branching out into the next logical arena: fashion. It’s hosting an all-day style/shopping fest in its parking lot, culminating around 6pm with red-carpet photographers, DJs and models strutting the catwalk... possibly licking barbecue sauce from their fingers.
Rye, Rock and Roasted Pig
Ethyl’s is going all out for this whiskey-and-pork-apalooza: there’s a 100-pound spit-roasted pig, a live rock band on the patio and $5 rye cocktails. Because if there’s anything you demand with 100-pound pig, it’s a cold Sazerac.
Finally, your chance to help set the world record for the most people tying a bow tie at once—yes, the Guinness people will be there counting. The Tie Bar’s also donating 15 bucks to Goodwill for the first 500 people who sign up. We knew you’d use your sense of style for good.
Whiskey and Vintage Motorcycles
Your taste in cars: impeccable. Your appetite for hamburgers: unstoppable. Your thirst for whiskey: say no more. You’ll satisfy all of the above at Porkchop’s new weekly vintage car rally. Nothing gets you hungry like vintage hogs.
The end of summer draws nigh. The perfect Millennium Park picnic date... also kind of nigh. To make it happen, all you need is everything... and fast. The new Loop patisserie Toni’s has crusty French bread, croissants, éclairs, charcuterie and the all-important pork rillette baguette sandwich. Pritzker Pavilion does the rest.