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  • Crosby's Kitchen saves you the tax on menu items like this rotisserie chicken dip.
Crosby's Kitchen saves you the tax on menu items like this rotisserie… (Crosby's Kitchen )
April 12, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Anniversary Specials

Tavern on Rush 1031 N. Rush St. 312-664-9600

The Gold Coast spot celebrates 15 years with nearly a dozen $15 specials including a wagyu burger or ribeye steak club sandwich served with a bottle of Stella Artois; Duroc heritage grilled pork chop with bacon-cheddar mashed potatoes; bottles of Finca Flichman malbec and Anakena sauvignon blanc; and more. 11 a.m.-2 a.m.

Tax Day Refund

Crosby's Kitchen 3455 N. Southport Ave. 773-883-2525

Take refuge from Uncle Sam with such comfort foods as skillet cornbread with maple butter ($5), and rotisserie chicken roasted over apple, cherry and oak woods and served with mashed potatoes ($15). Your lunch or dinner comes with a tax refund, too—the restaurant picks up the sales tax on your meal and drinks. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

DRINK

'Mad Men' Monday

The Barrelhouse Flat 2624 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-857-0421

Get your '60s fix as the previous night's episode is screened in the intimate upstairs billiard room (capacity: 25) with weekly themed drink specials—this week it's a $9 gin martini—and complimentary popcorn. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

DO

Poonie's Cabaret

Constellation 3111 N. Western Ave. 773-281-0824

Head to Links Hall's new home in the former Viaduct Theater for performances by Adam Rose, Jennifer Shin, Rebecca Kling, Meredith Miller, Holly Chernobyl, Sara Zalek, and Joseph Varisco at this semi-annual avant-garde revue named for the late '70s and '80s Links Hall performer Poonie Dodson, which benefits the Duncan Erley Coming Out of the Closet Fund. 8 p.m. $5 suggested donation.

Chicago Latino Film Festival

AMC Loews 600 N. Michigan Ave. 888-262-4386

The 29th annual extravaganza of more than 100 films—which runs through April 25—features 10 offerings Monday from Mexico, Central America and South America, most released in 2012 in Spanish with English subtitles, plus the 1993 Cuban comedy, "Strawberry and Chocolate," (8:15 p.m.) whose star, Jorge Perugorria, attends Monday's screening and receives the Gloria Award at the fest's April 19 Night of Argentina gala. Various start times from 5:45-9 p.m. $11.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

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Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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