Caramelized parsnips at The Drawing Room
RESTAURANT WEEK MENU
The Drawing Room
937 N. Rush St. 312-266-2694
New executive chef Tommy Sheean prepares a three-course prix fixe featuring entrees such as monkfish osso buco with cider-braised black kale, roasted winter mushrooms and ham hock vinaigrette, regularly priced at $27 for the entree alone. 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Through Feb. 6. $33. RSVP required.
SOUR & FUNK FEST
The Green Lady
3328 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-5571
Beat the chill with sour ale drafts and bottles from more than two dozen breweries including Cantillon Brewery, Local Option and Brasserie Trois Dames, which can be yours from $7 each up to $40 for reserve bottles, served with a funk music playlist to heat up your Tuesday night. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.
THE GOD, SEX & DEATH VARIETY HOUR
1354 W. Wabansia Ave. 773-227-4433
Take on all of life's important topics at once as comedians Danny Black and Angela Vela host a revue featuring readings by local writers Julia Weiss ("God") and Amanda Glasbrenner ("Sex"), an interview with mortician Arman Mabry ("Death"), comedy by Matt Drufke and live music by Blasted Heath. 6:30 p.m. $5.
1548 N. Wells St. 312-337-4027
Minneapolis-based comedian Maggie Faris -- who beat 75 competitors to win Stand Out: The National Queer Comedy Search in 2013 -- headlines a show featuring Chicago comics Megan Gailey, Joe Fernandez, Marla Depew and host Adam Guerino. 8:30 p.m. $15 plus a two-drink minimum. Tickets: chicago.zanies.com
3420 W. Armitage Ave. 773-342-0452
Hosts Lily Be and Clarence B get sultry at the series' first-anniversary show featuring true tales on the theme of "Grindin' " from Chicago Slam Works director J. W. Basilo, The Moth GrandSlam champion Paul Teodo and local scientist-storyteller Andi Nelson. Got a sexy story of your own? Step to the stage during the open mic. 7:30 p.m. No cover.
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