Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

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January 04, 2013|By Samantha Nelson, For RedEye

EAT

Lucky Number Seven

Quartino

626 N. State St. 312-698-5000

The Near North Italian spot is celebrating its seventh anniversary by offering all of its pizzas and pastas (normally $8-$13) for $7. Enjoy your bargain meal with a bottle of red or white wine for $7 (normally $15). 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m.

Guilt-Free

Ra Sushi

1139 N. State St. 312-274-0011

Just because you made a New Year's resolution to diet doesn't mean you have to resign yourself to salad and water. At less than 360 calories, the Gold Coast restaurant's Skinny Pairing, which is offered through Feb. 28, includes a plate of 14 bite-sized pieces of shrimp and sashimi and a choice of one of three cocktails including the Blueberry Fizz, which blends pomegranate liqueur with blueberry vodka and muddled blueberries and raspberries. 11 a.m.-midnight.

DRINK

New Brews

Timothy O'Toole's

622 N. Fairbanks Court 312-642-0700

Oregon's Deschutes Brewery makes its Chicago debut at the Streeterville bar, with brand reps offering up four beers and raffling off glassware. Chef Corey Grupe prepares fried pretzel bites ($3.99) and a jalapeno-bacon-blue cheese burger ($10.99) meant to pair with a $5 pint or $8 flight. No cover. 5-8 p.m.

Square Off

Jefferson Tap

325 N. Jefferson St. 312-648-0100

Play football squares during the Notre Dame vs. Alabama game for the chance to win an iPad 2 and other prizes at the launch party for PubFans.com, which lets you find, host or play games at bars. Sign up for the site at the bash and you'll get a free drink. No cover. 6 p.m.

DO

(Free!) Move It

American Rhythm Center

410 S. Michigan Ave. 312-922-1272

Ever wanted to try flamenco dancing, ballet or tai chi? "Tour the ARC" gives you the chance, with free classes through Sunday. Check out the schedule at arcchicago.org and arrive 15 minutes before the start time to register.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Floriole is hosting a choucroute (Alsatian meat and cabbage) dinner with Butcher & Larder on Jan. 28: 773-883-1313.

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