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  • Show your Hawks spirit as you belly up to the Patrick Kane Burger at DMK Burger Bar.
Show your Hawks spirit as you belly up to the Patrick Kane Burger at DMK Burger… (DMK Burger Bar )
June 12, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Beachfront Brunch

Caffe Oliva 550 E. Grand Ave. 773-828-9841

Start your day on the sand with such options as coffee crepes ($11.95), fried chicken and pancakes ($10.95) or a Bikini Breakfast of house-made granola with Greek yogurt and berries ($8.95). And hey, since it's the weekend, you can chase it down with $7-$8 cocktails on tap including a mojito or the Knockout Lemonade made with orange vodka. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

Patrick Kane Burger

DMK Burger Bar 2954 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-360-8686

The Blackhawks player arrives at your table—sort of—in the form of a special namesake burger featuring a grass-fed patty, blue cheese sour cream, house-made buffalo sauce and onion strings ($10), served throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs. Saturday's game (7 p.m.) is screened in the restaurant on TVs with sound. 11:30 a.m.-midnight. Friday-Sunday.

DRINK

Fire, Brews and Bites

Roots Handmade Pizza 1924 W. Chicago Ave. 708-496-6751

Get all fired up with Chicago Fire soccer team members at this fundraiser for the Chicago Fire Foundation featuring tastings of MillerCoors beers including Redd's Apple Ale, Third Shift, Blue Moon Agave Nectar and more paired with savory bites and a pizza buffet. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday. $25-$30. Tickets: firebrewsandbites.eventbrite.com.

Taste of Randolph Street After-Parties

Bottom Lounge 1375 W. Lake St. 312-666-6775

Head to the West Loop bar post-fest and keep the party going with $6 Harlem liqueur-based The Hossa cocktails—named for Blackhawks player Marian Hossa—and live music by fresh-from-Bonaroo, Brooklyn-based Led Zeppelin catalogue interpreters Bustle in Your Hedgerow (9 p.m. Friday; $20) and Spring Awakening Festival featured act Savoy (10:30 p.m. Saturday; $22) with Auto Body and DJ Godfather. Tickets: bottomlounge.com.

DO

"May I Ask Who's Calling?"

The Public House Theatre 3914 N. Clark St. 800-650-6449

Local five-person troupe All of Our Feelings at Once takes oversharing to the next level while passing out homemade baked goods to the audience—with kazoo orchestra accompaniment—during their interactive sketch comedy revue, which explores such topics as identity and phone etiquette. 11 p.m... Saturday. $7 includes a drink of your choice. Tickets: pubhousetheatre.com.

Les Dames Culinary Garage Sale & Cake Walk

Kendall College 900 N. Branch St. 312-752-2000

Browse kitchen goodies including cookware from Frontera Grill's Rick Bayless and Prairie Grass Cafe's Sarah Stegner, a Le Creuset piece signed by Everest's Jean Joho, Carrie Nahabedian's Naha chef's coats and more at this fundraiser for the Les Dames d'Escoffier Scholarship Program and Green City Market, which also features cuisine from four food trucks and a cake walk ($10) where you could win treats from 10 local pastry chefs. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. $5. Tickets: brownpapertickets.com.

(Free!) Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) 2013

Center on Halsted 3656 N. Halsted St. 773-472-6469

Meet more than 200 exhibitors, indie publishers and guest presenters at the second annual shindig showcasing past, present and future underground artists which includes exhibitions, workshops, comics for sale, discussions with Chris Ware ("Building Stories" and "Jimmy Corrigan—The Smartest Kid on Earth") and Kim Deitch ("Alias the Cat") and more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Schedule and satellite events: cakechicago.com.

Mods vs. Rockers

Aragon Ballroom 1106 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-561-9500

Slick back your hair and head to the outdoor vintage motorcycle, scooter and hot rod show where additional highlights include live music, a '50s pinup contest, Sailor Jerry barber shop, food, drink and merchandise vendors, motorcycle film screenings and more. At 6 p.m., head indoors for the Rockabilly Rumble ($30) featuring The Reverend Horton Heat, Lee Rocker of Stray Cats and others. Noon-6 p.m. Saturday. $10. Tickets: modsvsrockerschicago.com.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Register before June 23 for the L.A.T.E. Ride night bike event on June 29-30 for the $45 early bird rate: chicagoevents.com.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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