Things to do for June 29, 2016

The Weekender

Gratis Tacos, a David Lynch Cocktail Party and Art Smith’s New Thing

Weekend the Beautiful

Wednesday
David Lynch: The Cocktail Party
THE SURREAL WORLD

David Lynch: The Cocktail Party

If you’ve ever dreamed of drinking inside a David Lynch movie, well...

1) The Whistler is celebrating our strangest living surrealist tonight with Twin Peaks–themed cocktails (think coffee and cherry pie), a screening of some seminal scenes and a live David Lynch film cover band.
2) Huh. Weird dream.

Jun 29, 6pm-2am, no cover, The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee Ave, 773-227-3530

Thursday
The Summer Sale Your Summer Was Waiting For
AT THE HALF

The Summer Sale Your Summer Was Waiting For

You’re Taking: Yourself to some sort of Independence Day party this weekend.
Nøtre’s Taking: Up to 50% off some of their very stylish summertime gear, including chambray trucker jackets, fancy sneakers and indigo cotton work shirts.
We’re Taking: It that you see the connection there.

Ongoing, Nøtre, 5202 N Clark St, 872-888-8628, and online

Friday
Fried-Chicken Benedicts and Ribeyes And...
TANGLED UP IN BLUE

Fried-Chicken Benedicts and Ribeyes And...

This Friday marks the opening of chef Art Smith’s heirloom-y Blue Door Kitchen & Garden, located in the carriage house of the historic Biggs Mansion. Just imagine: Mediterranean lamb sandwiches for lunch. Braised short rib for dinner. Pimento cheese fried-chicken benedicts for brunch. Ain’t life grand.

Rojo Gusano Happened Again
ROJO HO

Rojo Gusano Happened Again

We now live in a world where two of chef Dudley Nieto’s Rojo Gusanos exist. And to celebrate that fact, the new location is granting you one gratis taco, from a selection that includes Korean BBQ beef, green curry shrimp and everything you see in that photo. Strong start, new location.

Now open (gratis tacos Jul 1-2, 4-6pm), Rojo Gusano Central, 3131 N Central Ave, 773-736-1812

Saturday
An All-American Pig Roast in a West Town Beer Garden
AMERICAN DREAM

An All-American Pig Roast in a West Town Beer Garden

What better way to celebrate this great nation of ours than at an all-American pig luau, in a beautiful beer garden, with bottomless smoked pork and a cocktail menu solely comprised of tiki drinks. Whatever you do, don’t say “my neighbor’s BBQ.”

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