Things to do for January 20, 2016

The Weekender

German Tortas, David Bowie and Iliana Regan’s New Thing

Big weekends come in small packages.

Wednesday
First, You Boulder. Then, You Snow Cone.
BOULD AND THE BEAUTIFUL

First, You Boulder. Then, You Snow Cone.

The statement: Wednesday is the most blah day of the week. The rebuttal: Not when Brooklyn Boulders transforms their indoor climbing gym into a convivial winter wonderland complete with bouldering games, post-climb snow cones and New Belgium beer. The verdict: You’ve got some work to do, Tuesdays.

Thursday
Schnitzel Tortas Are Involved
THE HAUS ALWAYS WINS

Schnitzel Tortas Are Involved

A torta is basically a Mexican sandwich. A haus is like a house, but all German. Torta Haüs is a new Mexican-German spot in Lakeview with a wood-fired oven, schnitzel-and-sauerkraut tortas and homemade cucumber water. That last thing feels irrelevant, but kind of nice.

Now open, Torta Haüs, 926 W Diversey Pkwy, 773-880-8052

Friday
The Tiniest Bakery You Ever Did See
BUNNY PEOPLE

The Tiniest Bakery You Ever Did See

Iliana Regan has taken the former home of an adult bookstore and transformed it into Bunny, which could very well be the tiniest bakery in the city. Involved: foie gras toast, Elizabeth’s renowned mushroom tea, a rotating assortment of pierogies and a 100% decrease in cheap erotica. Thanks, Iliana.

Opens Jan 22, Bunny, 2928 N Broadway

Saturday
Honoring David Bowie the Best Ways You Know How
COMMENCING COUNTDOWN

Honoring David Bowie the Best Ways You Know How

There are three Bowie-related celebrations going on this Saturday that you should know about. The first is at that classic dive, Crown Liquors. The second is at Elbo Room, where they’ll play some of his movies in addition to his music. The third is at your place, and everyone’s invited. Hope that’s okay.

Sunday
You Just Worry About Dinner
PASTORAL AND PRESENT

You Just Worry About Dinner

Pastoral Andersonville is now offering a European-style weekday breakfast. And their restaurant and wine bar, Appellation, is now offering a weekend brunch, where you’ll be privy to ricotta fritters, grapefruit mimosas and eggs baked in squash-herb cream cheese. The breakfast takeover is complete.

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