Things to do for December 18, 2009

The Weekender

Hot Glogg, Sexy Santas and Free Cheeseburgers

The weekend denies everything you heard about the office party.

Saturday
Glögg at Rockit Wrigleyville
ICE CAPADES

Glögg at Rockit Wrigleyville

After skating in the new parking-lot ice rink at Wrigley Field, you'll need to regain your bearings. We have one funny word that should help: Glögg. The spicy mulled Scandinavian succor and other warm cocktails will be flowing at Rockit, right across from the rink. Leave your skates at Wrigley.

Touch Opens in Lakeview
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Touch Opens in Lakeview

This long-awaited marriage of drinking and texting finally rolls out of beta this weekend. Look for touch-screen tabletops that let you order or send text messages to other patrons. No table? Try the interactive wall, which lets you get all Minority Report when ordering your cocktails. Consider it boozing 2.0.

Grand opening, 8pm, Dec 19, Touch, 1622 W. Belmont, 773-883-8888

Naughty Santa Lingerie Show
STOCKINGS

Naughty Santa Lingerie Show

No holiday shopping list is complete without something for the stockings. Or, without the stockings themselves, for that matter. Hopefully you can find the perfect pair at this Christmas lingerie fashion show. If not, we think you'll like the window-shopping.

No cover, 10pm, Dec 19, Victor Hotel, 311 N. Sangamon St, 312-725-0025 or RSVP here

Sunday
Balsan Opens for Brunch
FRENCH TOASTED

Balsan Opens for Brunch

The more casual of Elysian's two restaurants debuts a boozy brunch where you can pair your oysters, brioche French toast, and chorizo and egg sandwich with cocktails like Kentucky Cider (hot cider and bourbon) or a Bloody Mary served with a Schlitz back. You always keep it real.

10am-3pm, Saturday-Sunday starting Dec 19, Balsan at the Elysian Hotel, 11 E. Walton

Monday
Free Mini-Cheeseburgers at Morton's
BEEF CAKES

Free Mini-Cheeseburgers at Morton's

Monday is the longest night of the year, so you might need a little extra strength to get through it. Find your fuel at this steak emporium, which is offering complimentary cheeseburgers in celebration of its 31st anniversary. Think of them as little beef birthday cakes.

5-6pm, Morton's, 1050 N. State St, 312-266-4820; and 65 E. Wacker Pl, 312-201-0410

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