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  • Double Cross vodka teams up with the kitchen at Storefront Company for a five-course dinner.
Double Cross vodka teams up with the kitchen at Storefront Company for a… (John Tyler Curtis )
April 29, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

10th Anniversary Specials

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

Step back into 2003 with 10 percent off all menu items including signature dishes such as the fried egg sandwich (with bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato and mayo on rye; regularly $9.50), the Wrightwood Salad (field greens, chicken, tomatoes, dried cranberries, avocado, corn, almonds and goat cheese; regularly $12) and the skillet cookie with ice cream (regularly $8). 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Through Thursday.

Double Cross Vodka Dinner

Storefront Company 1941 W. North Ave. 773-661-2609

Chef Bryan Moscatello teams up with Double Cross vodka expert Mike O'Connor for a five-course dinner featuring the seven-times-distilled Slovakian wheat spirit in such pairings as borscht with bull's blood and caviar served with a Golden Beet cocktail (beet-infused vodka, melon, horseradish); veal served with a specialty bloody mary; and more. 6:30 p.m. $79. Phone RSVP required.

DRINK

…And They're Off

W Chicago City Center 172 W. Adams St. 312-332-1200

Don't be late to the gate for this Kentucky Derby-themed midday bash which includes a showcase of men's and women's hats and fascinators, hosted mint juleps, Kentucky-themed bites and a Derby-esque DJ set by Hey Champ. Freewill donations benefit Equi-Kids, which offers equine-assisted activities for individuals with disabilities. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. No cover.

Substance Tuesdays

Sub 51 51 W. Hubbard St. 312-828-0051

Tuesday is the new Friday at this lower-level club—formerly open on weekends only—where no reservations or bottle service are required and DJs spin hip-hop throwback faves while you sip $13 Red Bull-vodkas. Hungry? Head upstairs to Hub 51 after 11 p.m. for half-price sushi. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

DO

Trib U: How The Newsroom Works: Breaking News

Tribune Tower 435 N. Michigan Ave. 312-222-4369

Get a behind-the-scenes look into overnight news desks, quick reporting from remote locations, how online and print coverage of major events happens and more with newsroom staff including reporter Stacy St. Clair and social media editor Scott Kleinberg. 6-8 p.m. $10. Tickets: chicagotribune.com/news/tribnation.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Get tickets for Dishcrawl's May 7 Smokey Hollow (aka River North) dinner crawl: dishcrawl.com/chicago.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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