Casual Irving Park bistro Bread & Wine launches a three-course menu… (Brian Cassella / Chicago…)
Tuesday Tasting Menu
Bread & Wine 3732 W. Irving Park Road 773-866-5266
Chef Michael Dean Reynolds prepares a different three-course dinner each week based on ingredients from the day's farmers market. Tuesday's menu includes chilled watermelon soup, roasted chicken breast with fava beans and strawberry pie. 5-10 p.m. $30.
$4 American Craft Pints
Tuman's Tap & Grill 2159 W. Chicago Ave. 773-782-1400
Who says craft beer has to be pricey? All American craft pints, including Lagunitas' Little Sumpin' Sumpin' ale, Two Brothers Sidekick extra pale ale and Boulevard Brewing's Zon witbier , are $4 on Tuesdays at this low-key Ukrainian Village bar.
Story Club South Side
Co-Prosperity Sphere 3219 S. Morgan St. 773-837-0145
Hear tales from storyteller Shannon Cason, novelist Nnedi Okorafor and others based on the them "My Version" while enjoying beer from Revolution Brewing and food from Mr. Spanky's at this monthly gathering. If you've got a story of your own to share, arrive early to sign up for an open mic spot. 7 p.m. $10 donation.
"The Half-Brothers Mendelssohn"
Signal Ensemble Theatre 1802 W. Berenice Ave. 773-698-7389
Catch a preview performance of The Strange Tree Group's world premiere comedy about a man trying to travel back in time to 1908 to stop his mother from abandoning his family, which would prevent the birth of his half-brother. 8 p.m. $10. Tickets: strangetree.org
(Free!) Centennial Soccer Celebration
Petrillo Music Shell 235 S. Columbus Drive
Meet Chicago Fire players Chris Rolfe and Logan Pause, play soccer activities and watch a broadcast of the World Cup qualifying match between the U.S. Men's National Team and Honduras at this bash marking U.S. Soccer's 100th anniversary. 4-10- p.m.
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Reserve a spot at the four-course Chicago Gourmet Artisan Cocktail Dinner June 25 at Prasino: chicagogourmetprasino.eventbrite.com.
Samantha Nelson is a RedEye special contributor.