Let the other commuters battle for McNuggets at the Ogilvie food court. When you want post-work nosh, you'll be around the corner snacking on just-introduced $2.01 bar appetizers and relaxing with pre-Metra cocktails at Powerhouse. Now if only they could Super Size that St. Germaine 43...
Things to do for September 04, 2008
The Weekend Starts Here
The weekend will prove you have the experience.
It's been a while since you've hit a party with balloon animals, so head to First Friday at the MCA, the last one held during the Jeff Koons retrospective. You'll view his huge metallic versions of the children's party favorite, with no scary clowns to ruin things.
If you've managed to wean yourself from the streetfest circuit this year, then your greatest temptation is this weekend—because the only thing harder to resist than an ice cold oyster is a frothy, slightly-less-than-room-temperature stout.
Isaia Made to Measure Event at Barneys
Your first order of pre-Labor Day business: Replace that white linen suit. Barneys kicks off Made to Measure Month by dropping its usual bepoke upcharge during September, and hosting tailors from Isaia this Saturday to custom-craft your new fall look.
The new fall fashion lines have arrived—and you can eat them. This Wonka-like gourmet chocolate tasting is sponsored by Chocolate Television, an up-and-coming programmer similar to Food Network, though its version of Emeril is made entirely of fudge.