The folks at Lula Cafe (along with nightlife king Matt Eisler) have quietly fired up the spit roaster at this highly anticipated Pilsen sister restaurant. We think it's sure to become a foodie-bohemian paradise, full of chic seating, farmer's market veggies, handmade pasta and a tantalizing 12-person communal table in the wine cellar.
Things to do for May 28, 2009
Angus Burgers, Free Milkshakes and Bingo with Rock Stars
The weekend kind of sneaks up on you.
The new game works like this: when you open a bar tab, you'll receive a card filled with photos of rock stars. Hear their song, cover up the corresponding rocker, and when you hit bingo, the bar comps your tab—rewarding both your Prince knowledge and your Keith Richards–like drinking habits.
If Blackhawks mania lit a fire you're not quite ready to extinguish, we suggest heading to the home opener of Chicago's pro lacrosse team, the Chicago Machine, as they take on the history-steeped club from New England, the Boston Cannons, at Soldier Field. Because really, there's no difference between lacrosse and hockey.
Chef Ryan Poli makes it easy to order for the whole table when he introduces family-style dining at his lively Lincoln Park scene magnet. You and your clan will share multiple courses of off-the-menu, Italian-inflected goodies, which land at your table like pasta from heaven.
Because its Kobe burger grabs all the glory, Rockit will take next week to offer a special new burger every day. Monday it's the mushroom-topped Black Angus burger, Tuesday it's the luscious salmon burger, Wednesday it's the… Well, we'll let them surprise you with the rest.