Things to do for March 29, 2017

Ever Heard of a Northwest Indiana–Style Burger?

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By Sarah Freeman

Wednesday
Wednesday Boots. Friday Loafers. 29% Off.
FROM PERKS

Wednesday Boots. Friday Loafers. 29% Off.

The #menswear gurus behind Ankari Floruss have style instincts you can trust. For instance, they know that Wednesdays are Chelsea boot days. And that Fridays are suede tassel loafer days. So they went ahead and designed the perfect shoe for each day of the week. Then we went ahead and got 29% off for you.

A Very Specific New Burger in Roscoe Village
TASTE OF INDIANA

A Very Specific New Burger in Roscoe Village

A trip to Roscoe Village’s new burger shop will reveal two things: 1) Northwest Indiana–style burgers exist. They’re griddled, served crispy around the edges and covered in secret sauce. 2) Northwest Indiana–style burgers are delicious.

Now open, The Region, 2057 W Roscoe St, 773-857-2874

Thursday
This Is Another Brewpub, and That’s Okay
BREW DATE

This Is Another Brewpub, and That’s Okay

There’s a new brewpub in town. You know the drill. Sit at the bar with some fun people and admire the 20 taps surrounded by moss (point being the beers, not the moss). Order a burger and a Rue Envoy IPA. Get that new yet familiar feeling. Leave. We’re still working on the ending.

Friday
The Festival With All the Bacon
FEST LAID PLANS

The Festival With All the Bacon

That salty, smoky fragrance wafting north can only mean one thing: Baconfest is back with 150 chefs paying tribute to the magnificent meat strips. There will be unlimited bacon. There will be beer. There will be cocktails. There will be no more listing of things right now.

Saturday
Paul Kahan’s Skate Park Shoe Party
YES WE VAN

Paul Kahan’s Skate Park Shoe Party

Just a punk-rock concert with an open bar and food from Avec and Publican Quality Meats in an indoor skate park. What’s the occasion, you might ask? Resident cool guy/chef/restaurateur Paul Kahan is launching his new shoe collaboration with Vans. It’s also important to note that you’re invited.

Sunday
Class Is in Session. Related: Class Is About Alcohol.
SPIRITED AWAY

Class Is in Session. Related: Class Is About Alcohol.

The Chicago Cocktail Summit is coming back this weekend, and you’re in for two days of seminars, tastings and demos that’ll turn the Logan Theatre into what essentially amounts to a boozy university. Which is less redundant than it sounds.

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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