Things to do for January 23, 2014

The Weekender

Lobster Rolls, New Brunch and a Kitten with a Whip

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Thursday
Friday
Restaurant Week Comes In Like a Lion
THE BIG FIXE-UP

Restaurant Week Comes In Like a Lion

Restaurant Week is here again. Three hundred restaurants. $22 lunches, and $33 three-course and $44 four-course dinners. (Highlights: beef sirloin at the Bristol, oyster po’boys at GT Fish & Oyster.) Anyway, that’s a lot of eating you need to do. Good thing Restaurant Week is actually 14 days.

Consider This the Bizarro Sundance
B REEL

Consider This the Bizarro Sundance

Sundance Film Festival gave us a glimpse at Hollywood’s next prestige pictures. This 24-hour movie-thon dredges up its awful past. Bring a toothbrush, a sleeping bag and a passion for flicks like Doctor Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine and Kitten with a Whip. We wonder what that last one’s about.

Jan 24-25, 6pm-6pm, $35, B-Fest, Norris University Center, McCormick Auditorium, 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston, tickets here

Saturday
The Sunniest Place to Eat Eggs in Town
SUDDENLY THIS SUMMER

The Sunniest Place to Eat Eggs in Town

Sitting in a bright dining room under an enormous skylight is one cure for seasonal affective disorder. Another: pulled-chicken tostadas, orange chocolate-chip pancakes and a gin-filled cocktail called a Kick Start. Luckily, Summer House has all of that, so you can conduct your own research.

If You Haven’t Been Cold Enough...
POLAR EXPRESS

If You Haven’t Been Cold Enough...

The only way to get through this cold: become one with the cold. The quickest way to do that: jump into Lake Michigan at this charity plunger. You’ll be quickly swaddled with blankets and whisked to FatPour to drink beer and whiskey until feeling returns to your eyeballs.

Beat the High Cost of Lobster Rolls
ROLL OUT

Beat the High Cost of Lobster Rolls

The one-year anniversary of a BYOB lobster-roll shack—yes, that does call for a celebration. It also calls for a lobster roll. So Da Lobsta is offering UrbanDaddy members an $8 lobster roll on Saturday. You’re in charge of bringing the champagne.

Jan 25, Da Lobsta, 12 E Cedar St, 312-929-2423, and in French Market, 131 N Clinton St, 312-207-5705, mention UrbanDaddy for $8 lobster rolls

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