When it comes to dress shirts: always trust the Italians. Especially the good people at Gemelli, who fashion their shirts from fine Italian cotton in a selection of patterns that catch the eye—in a good way. Then trust Perks to knock a nice little chunk off the price.
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 BreweryBy Sarah Freeman
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
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.
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
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.
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.