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  • Scotch whisky is the name of the game at Drumbar on Tuesday.
Scotch whisky is the name of the game at Drumbar on Tuesday. (Lenny Gilmore/RedEye )
June 24, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

New Opening

Eleven Lincoln Park 2301 N. Clark St. 773-244-1112

Eleven City Diner now has a North Side sister spot featuring favorites from the South Loop menu such as Bubbe's Chicken Soup with a matzo ball ($4.89), plus new options including the Black and White French Toast (milk and white chocolate with pretzel dust, $11.99) and the #43 Sandwich (corned beef, latke, sour cream, fried onions on ea challah bun, $13.50). 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Discovery Dinner

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

Chef-partner Bryan Moscatello teams up with Goose Island Beer Company's Suzanne Wolcott for a five-course seasonal meal paired with Goose Island vintage brands including the new Bourbon County coffee stout brewed with Intelligentsia coffee and aged in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels. 6:30 p.m. $79. RSVP by phone required.

DRINK

Pinot on the Patio

The Chicago Firehouse 1401 S. Michigan Ave. 312-786-1401

Kick back under an umbrella on the enclosed backyard patio with a $5 6-ounce pour of red or white at this weekly promotion for wine lovers. This week's selections include MacMurray, Hahn and Trinity Oaks pinot noirs and Brassfield, Concannon, Thorny Rose and Corte Giara pinot grigios. 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. No cover.

Scotch on the Roof

Drumbar 201 E. Delaware Place 312-943-5000

Craving a malt-based happy hour? Head to the Raffaello Hotel rooftop bar with Scottish bottler Gordon & MacPhail brand ambassador Chris Riesbeck for tastings of Old Pulteney 21 year, Smith's Glenlivet 21 year and Speymalt Macallan 21 year, plus Glen Elgin, Royal Brackla and Glenturret—all served with light snacks. 6-8 p.m. $20. RSVP recommended: tables@drumbar.com.

DO

Hoo Ha Comedy

Beer 3415 N. Clark St. 773-975-6677

The all-female comedy collective hosts a stand-up show featuring both men and women—Anthony Bonazzo, Sarah Gallagher, Peter-John Byrnes, emcee Kristen Toomey and headliner Bill Cruz—and a post-show shindig with a water balloon wet T-shirt contest and drinking games including beer pong and flip cup. 8 p.m. No cover.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. for the July 15 Rockin' Lobster Bash on the patio at Three Aces: wxrt.com.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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