Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • Fans cheers at O'Donovans
Fans cheers at O'Donovans (Barry Brecheisen for RedEye )
November 27, 2012|By Julia Borcherts, @JuliaBorcherts for RedEye

EAT

DIY Sweets

Eno 505 N. Michigan Ave. 312-321-8738

Sweeten up your Tuesday night at a hands-on Toffee Making Class in which Sweet Margy Confection Diva founder Margy Kaye shows you how to craft her signature toffee plus a rum-infused Saucy Toffee variety. Even sweeter? The class includes three wine pairings. 6-8 p.m. $35.

DRINK

Solid Gould

O'Donovan's 2100 W. Irving Park Road 773-478-2100

If you get a kick out of Robbie Gould, you can join the Bears' kicker at the North Center bar for a live-broadcast interview with ESPN's Jeff Dickerson about Gould's career and prospects with $2.50 Miller Lite drafts, $15 Miller bottle buckets and a Bears game ticket giveaway. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

It's a Wrap

Streeter's Tavern 50 E. Chicago Ave. 312-944-5206

Planning to spend your lunch break shopping for gifts? Get your wrapping done too at the River North bar's complimentary self-serve gift-wrapping station, which includes paper, tape, scissors, ribbons and bows and is open daily through Dec. 24. If all that ribbon-tying works up a thirst, try a $6.50 Peppermint Candy shot (Fireball whiskey and peppermint schnapps)--$1 benefits American Red Cross Superstorm Sandy relief efforts. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

DO

Season Send-Off

Zanies Comedy Night Club

1548 N. Wells St. 312-337-4027

Comedian Candy Lawrence hosts the season finale of Chicago's premiere LGBT-themed stand-up showcase, Queer Comedy, and the lineup includes Outloud Chicago producer Adam Guerino, local comics Archer Coe and Joel Kim Booster and headliner Megan Gailey. 8:30 p.m. $10-$15. Tickets: zanies.com.

Chicago Blues

Music Box Theatre

3733 N. Southport Ave. 773-871-6604

Rock music critics Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot (also the hosts of the WBEZ-FM 91.5 program "Sound Opinions") host a live "Sound Opinions" music-film event which features a screening of perhaps the most iconic Chicago movie of all time—you guessed it, "The Blues Brothers"—and discuss the flick's influences, impact and legacy—and, of course, its music. 7:30 p.m. $9.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Plan ahead with our December concert guide on redeyechicago.com.


Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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