Eat drink do

Wednesday, May 23

May 22, 2012|By Julia Borcherts, RedEye

EAT

DOLLARS TO DOUGHNUTS

Glazed and Infused, 813 W. Fulton Market 312-226-5556

Start your day with Glazed and Infused doughnuts at two locations. Choose from 13 varieties including red velvet cake and maple-bacon long johns at the store's sit-down spot on Fulton Market (6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.) or a walk-up window at Francesca's Forno (1533 N. Damen Ave., 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.). $1.75-$3.25.

DAILY BREAD

Bread and Wine, 3732 W. Irving Park Road, 773-866-5266

The patio opens for food only—the outdoor liquor license arrives in June—and to celebrate, chef Curtis Gamble adds new menu options including carrot fettuccine with confit rabbit ($17) and a vegan, gluten-free, sunflower seed-crusted tofu with mashed English peas and cucumber dill salad ($15). 5-10 p.m.

DRINK

SCHNAPP IT UP

Koval Distillery, 5121 N. Ravenswood Ave. 312-878-7988

Eastern Europe lands in Ravenswood at Schnitzel and Schnapps, where you'll learn about small-batch white whiskeys during a 7 p.m. guided distillery tour. The Schnitzel King food truck will arrive with sandwiches—including eggplant schnitzel with Czech red sauce and herbed chicken schnitzel with Swiss cheese—for purchase. 6 p.m. $10. RSVP: koval-distillery.com

ROLL OUT THE BARREL

Acre 5308, N. Clark St. 773-334-7600

In honor of Chicago Craft Beer Week, the Andersonville spot throws a fest-within-a-fest—the FAUX BAB festival, which features 25 draft barrel and wood-aged beers for $4-$8 per eight-ounce snifter, including Allagash Odyssey, Jolly Pumpkin Madruguda Obscura, Great Divide Espresso Barrel-Aged Yeti and more. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

DO

CULTURAL HAPPY HOUR

Underground Wonder Bar, 710 N. Clark St. 312-266-7761

Get a multi-disciplinary arts fix at Come Alive After 5, which features a screening of the short film "Ruse" by David Solis, a discussion with the filmmaker, readings by Chicago authors Ben Tanzer ("My Father's House") and Mary Bonnett ("Alabastard of the Mound") and a live music and story open mic—all before the sun goes down. 5-8 p.m. No cover.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Get tickets and a schedule for this weekend's International Mr. Leather festivities at imrl.com

metromix@tribune.com

RedEye Chicago Articles
|
|
|