Your Perks: 1) Award-winning Russian black osetra caviar that was banned for the last 10 years. 2) Leather texting gloves that work with your phone in the cold. Finally. 3) A slim, lightweight portable phone charger so you never have to fight over outlets while traveling. Or at your family’s house during the holidays.
Things to do for November 13, 2014
Unionmade, BBQ Burgers and Greek Punch
The weekend broke the Internet.
Two Parties. One Night.
Your Thursday options:
A) Go to Unionmade. They’re toasting to five years with fivetenburger, beer and a capsule collection with the likes of Gitman Vintage and Red Wing.
B) Go to Azalea. They’re finally celebrating their opening with Mission Chinese and 21st Amendment beer.
C) Both. That’s like a $3 Uber.
Foreign Cinema Vets Bring You: Picnic
This is the tragic tale of how two chefs with Foreign Cinema backgrounds have opened a bright café and marketplace in South Park peddling quick lunches and casual dinners involving pork shoulder, crispy confit duck leg and fresh pastries. Okay, it’s not tragic at all. We exaggerate for dramatic effect.
How to Ignore Grilled Cheese. Maybe.
Don’t worry. You can still get grilled cheese at the Melt. But they’ve added other items that’ll make ordering tougher—double-bacon BBQ burgers, truffle mac and cheese, all sorts of stuff. Even beer isn’t a sure thing anymore, because they’ve got plenty of wines now. No one said lunch was easy.
There’s Bread Pudding Beer at Alite
Normal day: You go to Alite. Buy a bunch of outdoorsy gear. Leave.
Friday: You go to Alite’s Brew-Ha-Holiday warehouse sale. Buy a bunch of outdoorsy gear for up to 75% off while having a couple weizenbocks that taste like roasted bananas or donut bread pudding. Leave.
And in Critical Greek-Brunch News...
Just so you know, Greek Brunch Punch is like Greek sangria, with wine and a cherry syrup, and it’s part of Souvla’s new brunch program. You might have it with lamb-and-egg sandwiches or Greek-yogurt-topped fried cinnamon toast. And that’s the important punch-related thing to know this weekend.