Protein shakes are all well and good, but after a hard workout, you could probably go for something a little juicer. Starting today, this East Bank Club restaurant is slicing up cuts of prime rib so thick, you might want to bring a headband to contain the meat sweats.
Things to do for May 07, 2009
Prime Rib, Poker and Dirty Apes
The weekend is the Enterprise. You're Kirk.
Now that the weather is less Edvard Munch and more Claude Monet, you're due for a postwork River North/West Loop art stroll. Along the route, you'll find plenty of wine and crackers…because you always interpret better after a couple of glasses.
There have been times when you've given in to temptation. We sincerely hope tonight is one of them. The River North club is transforming itself into a steamy jungle, complete with hanging vines and hostesses wearing the skimpiest things this side of a fig leaf.
You know when to hold 'em, when to fold 'em, but sometimes you just gotta go all-in—especially when it's for the kids. This tourney benefitting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago gives you the chance to win flashy prizes—including a seat at the World Series of Poker.
This 12-hour movie marathon boldly goes into fanboy heaven with a heaping portion of genre classics (Planet of the Apes, The Fly, et al), plus vintage 35mm movie trailers, prizes, collectibles and complimentary energy drinks—consider them drinkable warp drives.