Scotch and cigars. They go together like... well, like drinking and smoking. And yet, here we are in 2017 and still no vending machines spitting out hand-rolled cigars infused with 12-year-old Macallan on every corner. Until that situation is fixed and America is truly great again, turn your attention to Perks, where you’ll find some along with a healthy discount.
Things to do for January 25, 2017
We Regret to Inform You That Pancake Cocktails Are on the Menu This Weekend
And That We’ve Grossly Misused the Word “Regret”By Sam Eichner
A Date Would Go Well Here
It’s hard not to love the sweet, sweet music of Billie Holiday. To that end: Untitled, your favorite subterranean whiskey lounge, is hosting a special tribute to celebrate the lovely ditties of Miss Lady Day. To that end’s end: you should go. And bring a date.
Over 60 Chicago Chefs Are Making You Dinner
Cindy’s, Bar Roma, Il Porcellino and approximately 60 other fine-dining establishments are making signature dishes for you to taste at the annual First Bites Bash Thursday night, which serves as the official kickoff for Chicago Restaurant Week. If you have dinner plans tomorrow, yeah, go ahead and cancel those.
A BYOB Seafood Boil Situation in Lincoln Park
Fact: You can’t have too many BYOB places at which to indulge in Cajun garlic wings and spicy seafood boils filled with crawfish and lobster tails. Fiction: Captain’s Catch, now open in Lincoln Park, is not one of those places. Our apologies if that was unnecessarily complicated.
Your Chinese New Year Celebration Happens Here
This weekend, 2Fun Chinese is celebrating the Year of the Rooster in style. There will be live DJs. There will be a special Sichuan peppercorn-infused cocktail. Renowned street artist Lefty will be creating a live art installation beneath the dim sum pagoda. Right. There’s a dim sum pagoda.
A Mushroom Latte and a Pancake Cocktail. Let’s Investigate...
First, there’s Limitless Coffee’s Mushroom Latte: Which involves a mushroom powder
blend, agave, almond milk and general daring.
Then, there’s the Hot Buttered Pancake: A new cocktail from the Ladies’ Room that combines pancake cordial, sherry, warm bourbon, smoked maple syrup and a touch of butter to taste like... a hot buttered pancake.