Things to do for February 12, 2015

The Weekender

Deep-Fried Lobster Rolls, Slow Jams and the Very Fattest of Tuesdays

“Be mine.” —The Weekend

Thursday
Meyvn Goes Online. Everyone Wins.
WEB BROWSER

Meyvn Goes Online. Everyone Wins.

If you typed “www.meyvnshop.com” into your browser yesterday, you would’ve come up completely empty. This afternoon, however, you’ll find things like handcrafted leather boots and German knitwear from Meyvn, one of Chicago’s finest purveyors of dashing things. Because they finally found the Internet. Which is more wonderful than not-wonderful.

Deep-Fried Lobster Rolls? Over Here.
CONSIDER THE LOBSTER

Deep-Fried Lobster Rolls? Over Here.

Two distinguishing details to keep in mind at the new Da Lobsta in River North: 1) it plans on staying up late, meaning your garlic-butter lobster rolls no longer have a bedtime, and 2) they have a deep fryer now. Yes, that part will work wonders with detail #1.

What This Is Is a New Hibachi Place
ROLL CALL

What This Is Is a New Hibachi Place

We know, we know. This weekend’s supposed to be all about that other stuff. But first, here’s a newly minted BYO Japanese palace to satisfy any last-minute lobster hibachi or sashimi cravings. So yes, you can have your sushi and eat it, too. And no, that doesn’t really make sense.

Saturday
Oh Yes, There Will Be Slow Jams
SLOW RIDE

Oh Yes, There Will Be Slow Jams

To: YOU. From: YOUR SECRET ADMIRER. Subject: THIS. Hey, so there’s this Valentine’s Day dance party going on at Revel Room Saturday night, dedicated to D’Angelo and his slow-jamming counterparts. Repeat: slow jam theme. Will I see you there? Just because we made that up doesn’t mean they shouldn’t see you there.

Sunday
It’s Called Poutine Fest, So...
POUT’ CAMP

It’s Called Poutine Fest, So...

Once the Cupid-related dust has settled, it’ll be time for Poutine Fest. It’s a poutine fest. A ticket lands you a bourbon cocktail, two other drinks and 10 samples of smothered french fry goodness from an all-star lineup of local restaurants. To recap: Cupid doesn’t have sh*t on poutine.

Tuesday
Brass Band. Beignets. Rum. Bordel.
MAD FATTER

Brass Band. Beignets. Rum. Bordel.

This year, you’re celebrating Fat Tuesday at a second-floor speakeasy in Wicker Park. What they’ll have for you there is a trio of NOLA-inspired drinks, beignets and a live brass band. What they won’t have is beads. Just kidding.

Feb 17, 9pm-2am, Bordel, 1721 W Division St (enter through Black Bull), 773-227-8600

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