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Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

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June 18, 2012|By Julia Borcherts, For RedEye

EAT

Order up

Pecking Order, 4416 N. Clark St. 773-907-9900

The new Filipino-style "chicken every which way" restaurant by local chef Kristine Subido and her mom, Melinda, features hormone- and antibiotic-free grilled, fried or roasted birds pre-marinated in cane sugar, tamari, garlic and vinegar ($10.95 half; $17.95 whole). They are served with one or two sides, respectively, including grilled sweet corn with lime mayo and fresh cheese or green beans with tomato-ginger sofrito. 4-10 p.m.

DRINK

Good citizen

Citizen Bar, 364 W. Erie St. 312-640-1156

Head to a reserved area of the 5,000-square-foot rooftop patio for CitySwarm's Patio Series party, where you can mingle over complimentary light snacks (6-7 p.m.). Admission also includes two drink tickets—good for Absolut vodka cocktails or Leinenkugel Summer Shandy—plus a gift. 6 p.m. $15-$20. RSVP: cityswarmchicago.com.

Rush to the patio

Tavern on Rush, 1031 N. Rush St. 312-664-9600

Tuesday, blues day? Improve your spirits with some spirits on the 140-seat patio of this Gold Coast spot. Today's featured cocktail: a mojito for $8. 11 a.m.-2 a.m.

DO

Great Britain in Chicago

Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave. 773-871-6604

Live British theater comes to the screen in an encore broadcast of the National Theatre of Great Britain's production of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," starring Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch, who alternate in the roles of The Creature and Victor Frankenstein, and directed by Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle ("Slumdog Millionaire,""Trainspotting"). 7:30 p.m. $18.

Laugh it up

Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave. 773-227-4433

Claire Zulkey's long-running show, Funny Ha Ha, goes on hiatus after Tuesday, so she's assembled a "greatest hits" roster of entertainers for the send-off: The Interview Show host Mark Bazer, Windy City Story Slam All-City Champion Samantha Irby, Shame That Tune co-host Abraham Levitan, The Encyclopedia Show co-host Robbie Telfer, Write Club host Ian Belknap, author Wendy McClure and comedy troupe Schadenfreude. 7 p.m. $5 suggested donation benefits the Neighborhood Writing Alliance.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

The action's in Bridgeport tonight as the White Sox host the Cubs at 7:10 p.m.

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