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  • Taverita's pintxo bar, Barcito, in River North
Taverita's pintxo bar, Barcito, in River North (Lenny Gilmore/RedEye )
January 14, 2013|By Samantha Nelson | For RedEye

EAT

Three Amigos
Barcito
151 W. Erie St. 312-274-1111
The River North bar's Amigos of Pintxo benefit series for Pilot Light kicks off with chefs Lee Wolen (The Lobby at the Peninsula) and Phillip Foss (El Ideas) joining chef Ryan Poli to whip up all the bite-sized bar snacks you can eat. $25. 8-10 p.m.

Environmentally Friendly
DMK Burger Bar
2954 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-360-8686
Dine on spicy beef soup and burgers paired with beers from Colorado's Oskar Blues Brewery at a four-course dinner, where all of the proceeds will be donated to the Chicago Recycling Coalition. Helping the planet has never been so tasty. $40. 9 p.m.

DRINK
Drink Like it's Illegal
Franklin Tap
325 S. Franklin St. 312-212-3262
The Loop bar commemorates the ratification of the 18th Amendment with Speakeasy Week, where servers clad in '20s-inspired attire serve up $5 pints of pre-Prohibition recipe lager Batch 19 and a menu of five $5 classic cocktails such as The Aviation, a blend of gin, lemon juice, maraschino liqueur and creme de violette. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

DO

Happy Birthday, Jimi
Music Box Theatre
3733 N. Southport Ave. 773-871-6604
Jimi Hendrix would have turned 70 last year. Celebrate the rock guitarist's legacy and music with a screening of his headlining set at Woodstock, which features performances of "Purple Haze," "Foxy Lady" and "The Star-Spangled Banner." $11. 7:30 p.m.

Story Time
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
737 W. Randolph St. 312-638-0700
Love a good tale? Listen to 10 five-minute stories based on the topic "Outgrown" or tell your own by putting your name in a hat at The Moth's monthly Story Slam storytelling competition. Doors open at 5 p.m. $8-$16. 8 p.m.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Chicago Tattoo is giving away 102 free anchor tattoos and drink tokens for Trader Todd's on Monday in honor of Sailor Jerry's 102nd birthday: 773-528-6969.

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