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  • Learn up on Olmeca Altos tequila with drink and food specials at The Owl.
Learn up on Olmeca Altos tequila with drink and food specials at The Owl. (Lenny Gilmore/RedEye )
April 05, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Smoke the Goat Out of It

Sheffield's 3258 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-281-4989

The Lakeview bar attempts to lift the Cubs' alleged "Curse of the Billy Goat" with house-smoked goat tacos ($15), pastrami sliders ($14) and meatball sandwiches ($15) during a post-game party also featuring 20 New Holland beers and a White Hatter cask tapping ($4-$6), New Holland craft beer cocktails ($5-$7) and circus-themed entertainers. Stop in before the game for a $15 buffet (10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) featuring New Holland Mad Hatter doughnuts, maple-smoked breakfast meatloaf and more. 10 a.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

Napa Mustard Week

Dunlays on Clark 2600 N. Clark St. 773-883-6000

Dunlays on the Square 3137 W. Logan Blvd. 773-227-2400

Celebrate the Napa mustard season—and baseball season—with an $8 house-baked soft pretzel served with a gourmet mustard flight consisting of honey, beer and horseradish varieties. 4:30-10 p.m. (Clark); 4:30 p.m.-midnight (Logan).

DRINK

Olmeca Altos Relaunch Party

The Owl 2521 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-235-5300

Brand ambassador Daniel de Oliveira and guest bartenders serve up classic and contemporary tequila cocktails including palomas, margaritas, bottled carbonated Diablo cocktails and Jell-O shots at this bash which also features beats and eats from DJ Konsept and the Wagyu Wagon food truck. 7-10 p.m. No cover; prices vary.

NCAA Championship Specials

The Fifty/50 2047 W. Division St. 773-489-5050

Catch the action (8:23 p.m.) on more than 20 TVs with all-day specials including $2 domestic beer bottles, $4 Deschutes Brewery beers, $4 Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey shots and—if you're set to win your March Madness office pool—$100 Grey Goose vodka bottles. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

DO

'L'imitation of Life'

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

Male actors in spiked heels take on the female roles in Hell in a Handbag Productions' parody of the classic 1959 Douglas Sirk tearjerker film about race and mother-daughter relations. The only exception? Chicago blues diva Lynne Jordan joins the cast tonight and April 15 as legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. 7:30 p.m. $22-$35. Tickets: handbagproductions.org.

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Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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