Things to do for March 16, 2016

The Weekender

Hot Chicken, an Elton John Dance Party and Five Days of Mac and Cheese

The weekend is brokering a convention.

Wednesday
It’s a Big Sale. On a Big Sale.
THE SCOOP

It’s a Big Sale. On a Big Sale.

First, Scoop NYC decided to have a sale. Next, they decided to have a sale on that sale. Meaning an additional 60% off already on-sale things like J.Lindeberg formalwear and Hartford button-downs. How generally great for your torso.

Nashville Hot Chicken, Iliana Regan–Style
SO HOT RIGHT NOW

Nashville Hot Chicken, Iliana Regan–Style

At approximately 6:30pm tonight, Iliana Regan’s tiny shop of immensely delicious baked goods will turn into a BYOB hot chicken pop-up, where she’ll serve you her take on the classic Nashville-ian dish along with some Southern sides. So if you’re in the process of eating right now, maybe stop.

Mar 16 and 29, 6:30-9pm, WunderPOP, 2928 N Broadway, 773-681-0000

Friday
More Tacos and Another New Mezcaleria
MEX AND BALANCES

More Tacos and Another New Mezcaleria

Choose-Your-Own-(Mexican-Themed)-Adventure...

If you’re hungry: Head to Cochinita Taco Co. (pictured), the Portage team’s just-opened taqueria involving pork belly tacos and chicken tinga quesadillas.
If you’re thirsty: Make for La Mez Agave Lounge, Mercadito’s new, very mezcal-forward downstairs cocktail bar.

(You don’t have to choose.)

Saturday
If Elton John Wants You to Dance, You Dance
JOHN WITH THE WIND

If Elton John Wants You to Dance, You Dance

“Elton John dance party at the Elbo Room Saturday night.” Take a moment to let that sink in. Maybe sing the first verse of “Rocket Man.” Cue up that scene from Almost Famous. Do whatever you have to do. But then go. Tiny dancers aren’t going to hold themselves.

Monday
Five Glorious Days of Mac and Cheese
SAY CHEESE

Five Glorious Days of Mac and Cheese

Don’t get us wrong, March Madness is great. But Mac Madness... well, it’s five days of mac and cheese specials at Rockit. Monday is steakhouse mac. Tuesday is truffle mac. Wednesday is lobster mac. Thursday is carbonara mac. Friday is crab cake mac. You forgot about basketball there for a minute.

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