Things to do for October 16, 2014
A Bar Is Reborn. Midnight Tacos Happen. The Weekend Carries On.
Nobody better lay a finger on the weekend’s Butterfinger.
In-Table Beer Taps and Sliders. Yay.
Schoolyard Tavern got a makeover. In a nutshell, that means the dark back room: now light and airy. That typical pub menu: now more sriracha-chicken-slider- and Korean-taco-ish. Those two tables with built-in taps: now exist. Just never say “school is in session.” Never do.
A Taco Joint Has Magically Appeared
It’s 11:59pm. Do you know where your taco is? Answer: yes. Because Nacional 27 has just spawned Tallboy Taco right inside its existing space. It’s got lunch counter service and seated dinner until midnight on weekends. It’s like they knew you like to eat brisket tacos right around then.
Two Pop-Ups for Making You Look Right
“Because I need a new tie”: You, explaining why you’re hitting the Tie Bar’s
first-ever pop-up shop in Lincoln Park this weekend.
“Because I also need everything else”: You, explaining why you’re hitting Northern Grade’s pop-up in Millennium Park this weekend.
“You’re doing a great job”: Us. Just because.
Giving Yourself the Gift of Friday Pie
Tomorrow afternoon marks the last time you’ll see Jove T.’s, that seasonal pop-up ice cream shop inside David Burke’s Primehouse, for a while. This week: Frangelico ice cream on a slice of pumpkin pie and cream-cheese-honey ice cream with pecan banana bread. As send-offs go, it’s a good one.
Where Cold Cuts Meet... Haircuts
There’s a new weekly market launching this weekend. It’s called Prime Market. Ina Pinkney will be there signing her breakfast book. Chop Shop will be there making you porchetta sandwiches. Joe the Barber will be there cutting your hair. No, really. It’s right there in his name.