Things to do for August 06, 2015

The Weekender

Hot Sauce, Distillery Yoga and the Velvet Underground

Mission Impossible: Rogue Weekend

Wherein You Stir-Fry

Wherein You Stir-Fry

Cancel your lunch plans for tomorrow. Don’t ask why, just consider the following: a fast-casual, choose-your-own-adventure stir-fryer called Brightwok Kitchen is now open in the Loop. They’ve got proteins (like grass-fed steak), sauces (like chili-coconut curry) and umami miso soups (like umami miso soup).

Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol

Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol

“... because a tropical pop group is covering the Velvet Underground in two sets spanning their entire discography on Andy Warhol’s birthday” is a totally acceptable excuse for you wearing an all-black getup and sunglasses on a sweltering summer night. You should try it sometime.

Dolce Does Breakfast. Also: Lunch.
DOLCE & ...

Dolce Does Breakfast. Also: Lunch.

Dolce Italian has quietly opened for 300% more meals than it had before. Here’s your breakdown...

For breakfast:
An assortment of croissant sandwiches and crème fraîche pancakes.
For lunch: Tuna tartare, pasta and a little something they call the Bolognese Burger.

“Little something” might’ve been the wrong turn of phrase.

It’s a Hot Sauce Expo. Nice.

It’s a Hot Sauce Expo. Nice.

Chicago hosts a lot of festivals come summertime, but none so significant as the inaugural Great Chicago Fiery Foods Festival. You’ll sample wares from a slew of vendors, drink some beers and watch a few heat-forward eating contests. Repeat: watch.

Cocktails and Yoga. Good Thinking.

Cocktails and Yoga. Good Thinking.

When your date says, “Let’s do brunch” on Sunday morning, you say...

A) Yes.
B) No.
C) I’ve got a better idea. Let’s do yoga at Chicago Distilling Company, then enjoy a cocktail flight and a distillery tour.
D) All of the above.

Wonder how D would play out.

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