Things to do for June 15, 2016

The Weekender

A Massive New Tavern, a Street Food Fest at Eataly and Two Father’s Day BBQs

World’s #1 Weekend.

Wednesday
A Sale with Summer Firmly in Mind
SUMMERLAND

A Sale with Summer Firmly in Mind

Sandro: Hey, do you want some of my handsome Parisian clothing for up to 50% off? I’ve got lightweight cardigans, Bermuda shorts, polos and other summer-forward things.
You: I do, yes. But... who are you?
Sandro: I am a clothing store.
You: Probably should’ve guessed that.

Picnicking by the Lakefront with Many Smoked Meats
MISSING LINK

Picnicking by the Lakefront with Many Smoked Meats

You and not-just-anyone are strolling along the lakefront. Eventually, you spot the Link—a summerlong pop-up from Pork & Mindy’s, where they’re slinging smoked-meat sandwiches and hosting an evolving roster of different local restaurants. You rent a picnic blanket. You sit. You eat. It’s romantic and stuff. As you were.

Through Sep 5, The Link (on the Museum Campus), Museum Campus Dr (between McFetridge and Waldron)

Thursday
New from the Lawless Sisters...
DEARBORN SUPREMACY

New from the Lawless Sisters...

“The Dearborn is a comely new upscale tavern situation from the Lawless sisters, and it opens on Thursday.” Translation: it’s the sort of place where you can start with Israeli caviar, dabble in some dry-aged duck breast and finish with an elevated Chicago-style hot dog after work tomorrow. Alternative translation: neat.

Saturday
Fried Italian Food, Beer and Almost Nothing Else
THE ITALIAN JOB

Fried Italian Food, Beer and Almost Nothing Else

Eataly is hosting its first Italian Street Food Festival this weekend, featuring 15 different food carts and their housemade beer. Some highlights include Sicilian-style fried risotto balls, a fried-mozzarella sandwich, savory fried turnovers, fried dough and grilled octopus. Which is not fried.

Jun 17-18, 5-9pm, individual tickets $2, all-access $42, Eataly, 43 E Ohio St, 2nd Fl, 312-521-8700, tickets here

Sunday
One Father’s Day BBQ Isn’t Enough
FATHER AND SUN

One Father’s Day BBQ Isn’t Enough

Father’s Day and BBQs just go together. Hence...

This backyard smokeout at Saint Lou’s Assembly: Involving smoked ribs, brisket, beer and bocce. And...
This Father’s Day BBQ at Sportsman’s Club: Where there’s more meat, plus Broken Shaker drinks and a DJ.

Dads love a good DJ.

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