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Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • Brunch at 2 Sparrows
Brunch at 2 Sparrows (Lenny Gilmore/RedEye )
November 07, 2012|By Samantha Nelson, for RedEye

EAT

Pack in the Poultry

2 Sparrows 553 W. Diversey Parkway 773-234-2320

Gear up for Thanksgiving with a hands-on Turducken Making Class taught by chef Gregory Ellis, then feast on the combination of turkey, duck and chicken. $30. RSVP required. 6 p.m.

DRINK

Try a FEW

The Monkey's Paw 2524 N. Southport Ave. 773-413-9314

Sample cocktails made with bourbon, rye and barrel-aged gin from local distillery Few Spirits paired with small plates such as braised chicken thigh and smoked diver scallop. $10. 7 p.m.

Drinking Game

Silver Cloud Bar & Grill 1700 N. Damen Ave. 773-489-6212

Beer and football are a natural pairing, but Beer Football takes the players out of the mix and just represents the team's cities with locally crafted brews. Sample 12 beers from around the country and fill out a bracket based on what drinks you think deserve to go all the way. $20. 8 p.m.

Raise a Toast

Kamehachi 1531 N. Wells St. 312-664-3663

Sample Japanese craft liquors and beers paired with appetizers, at A Toast to Japan: Sake, Shochu & Beer Tasting, a benefit for the Japanese American Service Committee. $30. 6-9 p.m.

DO

Benefit Biking

Flywheel 710 N. State St. 312-624-8485

Help victims of Hurricane Sandy by making a contribution to the American Red Cross at the United We Fly cycling class. $25 suggested donation. 7:30 p.m.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Want to add some life to your decor? Sign up for a terrarium workshop Nov. 14 at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: naturemuseum.org.

Samantha Nelson is a RedEye special contributor.

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