Things to do for October 27, 2011

The Weekender

Sexy Ghouls, Chocolate, Whiskey and Other Treats

The weekend is scared and wants you to hold it.

Thursday
Steak. Shirts. Done.
SHIRT STEAKS

Steak. Shirts. Done.

You want a new shirt. You want a juicy steak. Once, these were completely separate pursuits. This Gitman trunk show party changes that. Peruse heritage flannel, chambrays and work-ready button-downs while Michael Jordan’s Steak House provides refreshments—and for every two shirts, you get $40 at MJ’s; six nets $150. Use/wear wisely.

Oct 27, party 6-9pm; deal through Sunday, Haberdash River North, 607 N State St (between Ohio and Ontario), 312-624-8551

Friday
Candy Is Dandy, but Liquor...
MUERTO LOVE

Candy Is Dandy, but Liquor...

As a kid, you fantasized about hitting a candy shop on Halloween where an amiable shopkeeper lets you go facedown in the gummy worms. It never happened. But Vosges does offer a night of pairing their Day of the Dead chocolate with fine scotches. So go nuts, kid.

Scaring Your Pants Off. Literally.
A NO-COSTUME PARTY

Scaring Your Pants Off. Literally.

You like a good scary story, so here goes. You’re in a darkened room. There is a beautiful woman next to you. She’s reading out loud. Something gothic. Poe, maybe. Perhaps King. Also, she’s totally naked. The end. The frightening part: you totally forgot it’s BYOB.

Saturday
Upping the Ante on Discreet Dining
REALLY DIM SUM

Upping the Ante on Discreet Dining

Speaking of dark places with beautiful people, Sunda is hosting its annual candlelit Dim Sum in the Dark Halloween thing. Everything on the special small-plate menu is $8.88, from the duck-stuffed buns to the Crunchy Pig Hidden Lobster. Which may also make a good couples costume.

Oct 29, Sunda, 110 W Illinois St (between LaSalle and Clark), 312-644-0500

Tapas: Now Slightly Scary.
COME FRIGHT INN

Tapas: Now Slightly Scary.

Your travels have taken some strange detours (the less said about that lederhosen-optional castle in Munich, the better). So Hubbard Inn dresses up as a creaky, old, haunted European inn offering unlimited tapas, champagne, cocktails and beer. Those Euro ghosts really know how to entertain.

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