Things to do for March 15, 2017

Chicago’s First Pour-Your-Own-Beer Bar Is Here

Just in Time for That One Holiday With All the Drinking

By Sarah Freeman

Wednesday
Thursday
On That Malört Pie You May Have Heard Whispers Of
BITTERSWEET

On That Malört Pie You May Have Heard Whispers Of

Jeppson’s Malört, the wormwood liqueur that our fair city loves to hate, is now available in pie form. The Chicago Sunrise is offered up (on occasion, maybe call and check first) at Hoosier Mama Pie Company. You’re welcome. Alternatively, we’re so very sorry.

Friday
Your St. Patrick’s Day Imbibing Plan Is as Follows...
BEING GREEN

Your St. Patrick’s Day Imbibing Plan Is as Follows...

For drinking something green: Public House’s Patty Cake Shake (Baileys, Rumple Minze, Guinness and a slice of Guinness cake) should do just fine. For drinking something brown: plenty of Guinness and whiskey specials at Deadbolt. For drinking nothing: wrong holiday.

Available through Mar 31, $14, Public House, 400 N State St, 312-265-1240; Mar 17, 3pm-2am, Deadbolt, 2412 N Milwaukee Ave, 773-698-6101

Saturday
It’s a Beer Bar, With One Important Twist
SELF HELP

It’s a Beer Bar, With One Important Twist

For all those times when you thought, “This beer’s great, but I wish I’d poured it myself,” enter Tapster. It’s Chicago’s first DIY beer bar, and it’s got 62 interactive taps that let you procure drinks by the ounce with an electronic “Tapcard.” As far as cards go, that’s probably one of the better ones.

Now open, Tapster, 2027 W North Ave, 773-661-2182

Fried Chicken and Lobster Under the Same Roof
SEA’S COMPANY

Fried Chicken and Lobster Under the Same Roof

Your March Madness bracket might be a testament to wishful thinking. Luckily, there are only three contenders at the new takeout-only spot above Oyster Bah called Seaside’s: fried chicken, baby back ribs and grilled Maine lobster. You like those odds.

Sunday
Ending the Weekend on a Weird Note
LIFE, ANIMATED

Ending the Weekend on a Weird Note

On Monday, when your coworkers ask what you did last weekend, the answer could be, “Oh, I saw Swedish instrumental quartet Dungen perform an original score while watching the oldest full-length animated feature film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed, at Garfield Park Conservatory.” Just saying.

Sarah Freeman is often accused of hiding secrets in her hair. She can make any cocktail, as long as that cocktail is a rye Old Fashioned, and has never met a saison she didn’t like.

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