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  • Little Market Brasserie ups the ante on grilled cheese with the addition of bacon, avocado and Sriracha sauce.
Little Market Brasserie ups the ante on grilled cheese with the addition… (Hilary Higgins / RedEye )
April 02, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

All-Day Grilled Cheese

Little Market Brasserie 10 E. Delaware Place 312-640-8141

Celebrate—drum roll, please—National Grilled Cheese Month with an All-Day Grilled Cheese sandwich made with fried egg, cheddar cheese, bacon, avocado and sriracha sauce and served with fries ($12.95). It arrives with a free house-made soda in your choice of flavors such as meyer lemon sour and smoked salted cream soda. 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; 5 p.m.-midnight.

DRINK

Journeyman Distillery Tasting

Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar 960 W. 31st St. 773-890-0588

Join folks from the Michigan-based spirits maker for a discussion of their liquors and samples of their Road's End rum, W.R. whiskey, Ravenswood rye whiskey and Billberry Black Hearts gin. Then, the Maria's bartenders whip up an experimental cocktail made with Road's End rum, which you can try for $8 each. 6-8 p.m. No cover.

Stimulus Social Club

Nellcote 833 W. Randolph St. 312-432-0500

Mingle with "Windy City Live" host Ryan Chivierini, "Good Day Chicago" co-anchor Anna Davlantes, ABC's "The Bachelorette" Season 4 winner Ed Swiderski and other local celebs over appetizers (6-7 p.m.) and two cocktails at the charitable organization's fourth anniversary celebration, which this month benefits the Julian D. King Gift Foundation formed in honor of Jennifer Hudson's nephew. 6-8 p.m. $20.

DO

ARFTCo's TV Reruns

Mary's Attic 5400 N. Clark St. 773-784-6969

For its TVRL—Television Requested Live—series, A Reasonable Facsimile Theatre Co. performs humorous staged readings of classic TV show scripts previously requested by audiences. April's edition, "Finding the FUN in DysFUNction," features episodes from "Arrested Development," "The Bob Newhart Show," "Dr. Katz" and a five-minute version of "Mad Men." 7:30 p.m. $10. Tickets: arftco.com.

McDonald's All American Games

United Center 1901 W. Madison St. 312-455-4500

See the country's top 48 high school basketball players—including Whitney Young's Linnae Harper and Simeon's Jabari Parker—compete in the 36th annual boys' and 12th annual girls' tournaments, which benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities. 6 p.m. $10-$90. Tickets: unitedcenter.com.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Create the winning 30-second commercial for one of Chicago's craft breweries and win $1,000: 30secondsoverchicago.com


Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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