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Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

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September 20, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Amigos of Pintxo

Barcito 151 W. Erie St. 312-274-1111

Barcelona meets the Deep South as guest chefs Mark Steuer (Carriage House) and Paul Fehribach (Big Jones) team up for all-you-can-eat Southern-style tapas at this bi-weekly dining event where you stand and eat Spanish-style for a good cause—partial proceeds benefit culinary education program Pilot Light. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $25.

Monday Sundae Bar

Little Market Brasserie 10 E. Delaware Place 312-640-8141

Go bottomless—with your dessert bowl, at least—at a build-your-own-sundae station where you top servings of housemade ice cream with such options as fresh fruit, three flavors of marshmallows, brownies, cookie dough, shortbread sticks, peanuts, maraschino cherries and hot fudge, strawberry and caramel sauces. 3:30-11 p.m. $10.

DRINK

Crush Week

D.O.C. Wine Bar 2602 N. Clark St. 773-883-5101

Celebrate the wine country's harvest time with free tastings of four vintages including NV Canard-Duchene Cuvee Leonie brut champagne (France). Continue the festivities with 50 percent discounts on more than 350 wines (Monday only) including a 2008 Russian Hill pinot noir (regularly $30). Tastings continue through Friday. A similar event takes place concurrently at Frasca Pizzeria and Wine Bar (3358 N. Paulina Ave.). 5:15-9 p.m. No cover.

DO

Brent Weinbach

Beat Kitchen 2100 W. Belmont Ave. 773-281-4444

The Andy Kaufman Award-winning L.A. funnyman arrives in Chicago to promote his new comedy album, "Mostly Live." Chicago comedian Mike Lebovitz of Comedians You Should Know opens and Just For Laughs 2013 performer Candy Lawrence hosts. 9 p.m. $10. Tickets: beatkitchen.com.

"First Class"

Batey Urbano 2620 W. Division St. 312-239-8783

UrbanTheater Company brings the streets to the stage as ensemble members Ivan Vega and Hank Hilbert star in the Midwest premiere of this drama by Candido Tirado ("Fish Men") about two gang-affiliated brothers—one desperate to protect what the pair has fought for, the other yearning for a fresh start. 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 22. $20; $15 for students; $10 for residents with 60622 zip code. Tickets: urbantheaterchicago.org.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Craft Spirit Week Chicago kicks off Monday and features more than 20 events across town all week. Get the schedule: craftspiritweekchicago.com.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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