Things to do for December 20, 2017

This Is Precisely What a Brunch Buffet Should Look Like

And of Course We've Got Another Holiday Party for You

By Sarah Freeman

Wednesday
Thursday
A Tale of Two New Coffee Shops
DOUBLE SHOT

A Tale of Two New Coffee Shops

The Milwaukee coffee invasion continues with a new Logan Square outpost of Colectivo. Big ole sunny patio included. Meanwhile, after five years of roasting coffee in Logan Square, Halfwit has a namesake café to call its own. In conclusion: caffeine.

Friday
A Handsome Box of Cigars for Your Last-Minute Gifting Pleasure
ROLL IT UP

A Handsome Box of Cigars for Your Last-Minute Gifting Pleasure

There are last-minute gifts, and then there are last-minute gifts filled with Romeo Y Julieta cigars and steak rub from Prime & Provisions. Be the person who gives the second one.

Saturday
This Is Precisely What a Brunch Buffet Should Look Like
BRUNCH OF CHAMPIONS

This Is Precisely What a Brunch Buffet Should Look Like

A pancake station, a mac and cheese bar, an omelet station, a chili bar, a hot dog station and a Bloody Mary bar. Those are some of the fantastical things that await you at Brickhouse Tavern's new brunch. Other than that, pretty restrained brunch.

Still Holiday Party Season. Just Is.
WHISTLE STOP

Still Holiday Party Season. Just Is.

Tis the season to drink some Caramelized Chocolate Churro Baltic Porter margaritas and dance the night away to the deep cuts of local DJ and record collector, Joe Bryl. It's all happening at the Whistler's annual Christmas party, which is really the only reason we mentioned that stuff up there.

Sunday
Eggnog Soufflé and the Griswolds at City Mouse
ACED IT

Eggnog Soufflé and the Griswolds at City Mouse

On Christmas eve (or Christmas day, for that matter), you can either enjoy some herb-roasted beef ribeye at home, or you can enjoy it with a side of eggnog soufflé and a screening of Christmas Vacation at City Mouse at Ace Hotel. Or you can do both because obviously you're going to do both.

What Else Is New

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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