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Things to do for August 17, 2016
Great Advents in Chinese Takeout (and Other Stories)
Duck Duck Goat’s Takeout Window, Latinicity’s New Thing and a Roller Rink PartyBy Sam Eichner
Life is a highway, I want to ride it all weekend long.
You’ve Been Waiting All Summer for This Sale
Independence must think summer is over, because they’ve already launched their end-of-season sale, granting you 50% off short-sleeve Gitman Vintage button-downs, Engineered Garments twill shorts and some particularly Hawaiian Hawaiian-print shirts. Either that, or there’s a far more reasonable explanation.
Duck Duck Goat Has a Takeout Window Now
A critical update in the field of Chinese takeout: Duck Duck Goat has a new walk-up window for beef-filled scallion pancakes, Taiwanese fried chicken and other street-food-y lunch items. A noncritical update in that same field: adding the words “in bed” to your fortune is still kind of funny.
A Beer Hall Within a Food Hall Within Block 37
Venture over to Latinicity this Friday after work and you’ll find Cerveceria—a new 80-seat drinking hall within their already plentiful dining hall—slinging happy hour Spanish charcuterie, crispy fish chicharrones and beers from Denver-based Crazy Mountain brewery. Don’t venture over, and you won’t find that. This is an easy call.
A 100-Gallon Louisiana Crayfish Boil in Fulton Market
Smack Shack began as a lobster roll truck in Minnesota. In April, they opened up a giant outpost in the West Loop. On Saturday, they’ll host their first Crayfest, featuring an all-you-can-eat Louisiana-style crayfish boil, griddled milk bread and black-and-white-rum hurricanes. All of which... sort of makes sense?
A Classic Roller Rink Party. Plus, Beer.
On Tuesday, Do312 celebrates their sixth birthday at Logan Square Auditorium, where they’ve built a custom roller rink, purchased some beer and invited a few DJs to do their DJing thing. And here you thought your best days of skating around in a circle were behind you...