Things to do for August 16, 2017

Shinola, Meet the Gold Coast. Gold Coast, Shinola.

We'll Let You Introduce Yourself to the Fried Chicken Picnic in a Brewery

By Sarah Freeman

Wednesday
Thursday
Shinola Arrives in the Gold Coast
MADE IN DETROIT

Shinola Arrives in the Gold Coast

Shinola, master of made-in-Detroit watches, bicycles and the like, just set up shop in the Gold Coast. Not only can you pick up a piece from the new fall collection, but the Willard Bar lets you customize your timepiece. "This is my custom Shinola," has a nice ring to it.

London House's New Restaurant Has an Interesting Take on Surf and Turf
LAND HO

London House's New Restaurant Has an Interesting Take on Surf and Turf

London House has a sexy new restaurant that's heavy on the leather banquettes and concrete. It's Land & Lake Kitchen, and it would like to introduce you to a new type of surf and turf. The kind with a fish fry and a Thousand Island-covered burger. Sometimes change is good.

Friday
Drink Beer. Eat Fried Chicken. Repeat.
PACK IT UP

Drink Beer. Eat Fried Chicken. Repeat.

It's been forever since you had a fried chicken picnic in a brewery. Well, it's time to remedy that dire situation. Honey Butter Fried Chicken is bringing its picnic packs for four to Hopewell Brewing Company. And while you're there, there's a Clover Club Kettle Sour with your name on it.

Otto Mezzo Opens Early So That You May Happy Hour
COME ON GET HAPPY

Otto Mezzo Opens Early So That You May Happy Hour

Your favorite late-night bar (the one with all the grappa cocktails) is about to become your favorite post-work bar. Because starting Friday, Otto Mezzo is opening early for their new happy hour, so go ahead and take half-off those cocktails and some truffle fonduta. No one should have to wait for truffle fonduta.

Fridays and Saturdays, 5-7pm, Otto Mezzo, 311 W Chicago Ave, 312-234-0884

Saturday
Going Forward, There's Only One Way to Watch the Air and Water Show
SKY HIGH

Going Forward, There's Only One Way to Watch the Air and Water Show

Cue the sound of fighter jets. Yes, the Air and Water Show is this weekend, and while you usually leave the lakefront to the tourists, Shore Club is tempting you with brunch of made-to-order crepes, an open bar and unobstructed views of the show from your private cabana. Tempt accepted.

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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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