Delish Diner gives your weekend-depleted wallet a break with a $3 burger… (Antonio Perez / Chicago…)
Half Baked: A Pizza Series
The Grid 351 W. Hubbard St. 312-321-1351
Chef Chris Macchia of The Florentine kicks off this series featuring guest chefs from around the city with $14 specialty pies including a brussels sprouts pizza with taleggio cheese, pancetta, butternut squash, fried egg and black truffle and a tuna conserva pie with fior di latte cheese, capers, tomato, gaeta olives, red onion and marjoram. 5:30-10 p.m.
Delish Diner 2018 W. Division St. 773-276-5200
Wallet a little light after the weekend? Fill up your belly and stay on budget at this 1950s-style Wicker Park spot with a throwback-priced $3 beef or turkey burger with your choice of cheese. 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Veteran's Day Observation
American Junkie 15 W. Illinois St. 312-239-0995
Order a special Victory Punch cocktail (rum, ginger syrup, muddled lime and cherries; $9) or a Deschutes Black Butte porter ($7) and all proceeds benefit Operation Homefront, which provides emergency assistance to families of servicemen and women. In the military yourself? Bring your ID or wear your uniform and get 50 percent off your entire check. 4 p.m.-midnight.
Webster's Wine Bar 1480 W. Webster Ave. 773-868-0608
Chicago storytellers Germania Solorzano, JC Aevaliotis, Jess Kadish and Jessica Scott help you sharpen your intuition—and share some consequences of ignoring it—with original tales on the theme of "Sixth Sense: Stories of Warning and Awakening." Thirsty? Add a wine flight—paired to each story—for $10 more. 7 p.m. $20. Tickets: 2ndstory.com
Strawdog Theatre 3829 N. Broadway 773-528-9696
Six actors quick-change their way through than 40 characters in Strawdog's fast-paced adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic Victorian coming-of-age story by Chicago playwright Gale Childs Daly about an orphan plucked from poverty and thrust into high society who discovers secret identities and hidden pasts as he attempts to navigate his new world. 8 p.m. Through Dec. 14. $28. Tickets: strawdog.org
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Read what we thought of the latest restaurant and bar openings at redeyechicago.com/reviews
Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.