Things to do for February 28, 2013

The Weekender

Truffles, Zombies and a Pancake Dance Party

Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet shall stay the weekend from its appointed rounds.

Thursday
Re: Your Truffle Quota for the Month
TRUFFLE SHUFFLE

Re: Your Truffle Quota for the Month

We’re hearing some very disturbing reports that you have not eaten your share of luxurious truffles this month. To the rescue: this four-course, truffle-laden dinner, where they’re sprinkling truffles over risotto, quail and Wagyu. So it also helps you hit your Wagyu quota.

Friday
If IHOP Became a Killer Dance Party
SYRUPY SENTIMENTS

If IHOP Became a Killer Dance Party

The art gallery scene is fine, but you like to contemplate art with a little bit more... syrup. And dancing. So this art exhibition combines the cuisine of an all-you-can-eat pancake dinner with the soul of a rager. Just be careful when dancing with your fork.

Mar 1, 8pm-2am, $5, Reggies, 2105 S State St, 312-949-0120

Saturday
Raise a Giant Texas Beer to... Texas
LONE STARS

Raise a Giant Texas Beer to... Texas

Texas. You’ve heard of it. Maybe you even have an ex living there. Well, it’s been 177 years since the state declared its independence from Mexico. Apparently, that calls for a hootenanny complete with born-in-Texas beer Shiner Premium. It’s served in a can—that’s how you know it’s special.

Mar 2, Bub City, 435 N Clark St, 312-610-4200

It’s Never Too Early for St. Pat’s
PRACTICE RUN

It’s Never Too Early for St. Pat’s

The weather’s gross. It’s cold. The streets are slick with slush. In other words: perfect for a pre–St. Pat’s pub crawl through Streeterville. Start at Timothy O’Toole’s, then follow the leprechaun on a beer-and-whiskey-fueled tour to D4, Quay and Lizzie McNeill’s. Good things usually happen when you follow leprechauns.

A Musical with Heart... and Other Organs
BRAINS, GLORIOUS BRAINS

A Musical with Heart... and Other Organs

Because you never, ever could’ve conceived of what it would be like to combine the flesh-eating carnage of The Walking Dead with the jazz hands of Glee, someone else has done it for you. It’s got all the love, sex and brain-eating that your Valentine’s Day somehow lacked.

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