Things to do for March 12, 2015

The Weekender

Power Lunches, Oysters and Gratis Ice Cream

The luck of the weekend.

Thursday
RPM Steak Does Lunch, Power Ensues
STEAK IT TILL YOU MAKE IT

RPM Steak Does Lunch, Power Ensues

Let’s make a deal. We’ll tell you that RPM Steak has just opened up for power lunches over lobster rolls and truffle-aioli burgers if you promise to read about us telling you that RPM Steak has just opened up for power lunches over... okay, we see what we did there.

Friday
A New Oyster Bar in an Old Fish House
SHELL GAME

A New Oyster Bar in an Old Fish House

There’s something different about Hugo’s lately—the 32-foot mahogany bar. Those East and West Coast oyster varietals flown in fresh daily. Those fried-oyster sliders with seaweed slaw and yuzu aioli. Must be some type of new oyster bar. It’s a new oyster bar.

Saturday
Little St. Pat’s Patio Party Here
GREEN STREETS

Little St. Pat’s Patio Party Here

Turns out, the Dawson is opening their outdoor patio for the first time this season on the exact same day as their St. Patrick’s Day party, where you’ll enjoy traditional Celtic fare like shepherd’s pie, live music and Chartreuse-and-whiskey shots. Guess the whole “luck of the Irish” thing checks out.

Mar 14, doors at 10:30am, The Dawson, 730 W Grand Ave, 312-243-8955

Time to Set Your Pastry-Eating Alarm
THE FRENCH CONFECTION

Time to Set Your Pastry-Eating Alarm

We know it’s early. But from 7 to 10am through the weekend, the Waldorf is hosting a Parisian patisserie pop-up featuring sweet things like hazelnut French macarons and buttery kouign-amann cakes with homemade almond cream. You’ll sleep when you’re dead. Or full of macarons.

Tuesday
And Now You Get Free Ice Cream
HERE’S THE SCOOP

And Now You Get Free Ice Cream

The best things in life are free. Whoever said that was referring to ice cream. Look it up. Then go to Jeni’s new Wicker Park shop on Tuesday, because they’ll be scooping a bunch of gratis ice cream to celebrate their grand opening. Don’t really look that up.

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