Your Perks: 1) Big-box-office-hit posters (Jurassic World, Mad Max, The Hangover) autographed by big-box-office-hit stars. 2) Volcano-grown flowers for that one holiday in February. No, not Presidents’ Day. 3) A box filled with romantically charged items for the bedroom. Or the living room. Or the dining room. Or the...
Things to do for January 20, 2016
German Tortas, David Bowie and Iliana Regan’s New Thing
Big weekends come in small packages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.