Things to do for June 11, 2015

The Weekender

Poutine Sandwiches and the Virgin Hotel’s New Spa

Bow to the great and powerful Weekend.

Thursday
An Old Watering Hole’s New Tricks
LONG TIME COMING

An Old Watering Hole’s New Tricks

Herewith, a helpful guide for the Long Room’s new food component:

Sidecar: That component’s name.
Biscuit Man: A real live person preparing breakfast sandwiches and lunchtime naan rolls there in the AM.
Beard & Belly: The duo placing poutine sandwiches near your face from 5 o’clock to midnight.
Ideal Guest: [Picture of you.]

Friday
Here Comes Another New Lunch Twofer
LUNCH DATES

Here Comes Another New Lunch Twofer

Let’s play the New Lunch Dating Game.

Behind Door #1: For the first time, you can enjoy lobster rolls and basil-ginger lemonade on Epic’s glorious rooftop patio.
Behind Door #2: It’s pastrami sandwiches and steak frites from the chophouse known as Boeufhaus.
Behind Door #3: There’s no Door #3.

Mon-Fri, 11:30am-2:30pm, Picnic on the Patio at Epic, 112 W Hubbard St, 312-222-4940; Tue-Sat, 11am-3:30pm, Boeufhaus, 1012 N Western Ave, 773-661-2116, see the menu

Saturday
The Virgin Hotel Is Doing Stuff Again
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The Virgin Hotel Is Doing Stuff Again

The Virgin Hotel just got better again. Weird. Turns out, they just opened a cushy spa with five private treatment rooms, a Turkish hammam, gentlemen’s facials and special boxed-lunch options from Miss Ricky’s. Stay tuned next week for The Virgin Hotel Adds an Underwater Exotic Animal Petting Zoo.

Off the 606: Summer Camping Everything
TRAIL MIX

Off the 606: Summer Camping Everything

Bloomingdale Trail Log, 1pm: Nice day, but growing weary. Could use supplies. BTL, 2pm: Stepped off the trail to find Stio, a new outdoor gear store with water-shedding boardshorts, moisture-wicking polos and Hawaiian sandals, known only to exist in Wyoming. Must be a mirage. BTL, 2:15pm: Nope, not a mirage.

You Want Maple & Ash. Here It Is. Ish.
FIRE STARTER

You Want Maple & Ash. Here It Is. Ish.

On your list of things you should probably start preparing for: 1) Consuming a bunch of delicious wood-fired things at this weekend’s grilling pop-up from forthcoming steakhouse Maple & Ash. 2) Flag Day. We listed those in order of importance. Hope that helped.

Jun 13, 4-7pm, grilling pop-up at the future location of Maple & Ash, 8 W Maple St

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