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Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • Fish tacos at Takito Kitchen
Fish tacos at Takito Kitchen (Courtesy of Takito Kitchen )
February 10, 2014|By Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

New Lunch Service

Takito Kitchen 2013 W. Division St. 773-687-9620

Spice up your midday meal with options including crispy fish tacos with carrot-jalapeno slaw and coconut custard on a hibiscus tortilla ($11.50), hearts of palm salad ($6.50) or a taco trio with smoked tomato rice and escabeche salad ($12). 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; dinner service 5-10 p.m.

DRINK

Stupid Cupid Trivia

Schoolyard 3258 N. Southport Ave. 773-528-8226

No matter how you feel about Valentine's Day, you can celebrate your love of fun facts during this competition hosted by Brain Sportz where specials include $3.50 Sam Adams Boston Lager and seasonal drafts and $6 appetizers and the winner—or winning team—takes home a $100 cash prize. 8 p.m. No cover. Find more bar trivia nights at redeyechicago.com/trivia.

Sweets For My Sweet

The Map Room 1949 N. Hoyne Ave. 773-252-7636

Head to Bucktown for a cookie-and-beer pairing featuring drafts for purchase from nine breweries—including Ale Asylum, whose owners and brewmaster arrive from Madison, Wis., to join the fun—plus 4 Hands, Wells & Young's, Ska Brewing and more. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

DO

This Much Is True

Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro 3905 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-248-3905

Discover whether truth really is stranger than fiction at this monthly show featuring real-life stories from The Second City's Joe Janes, 2nd Story's Molly Each, In Her Own Voice program founder Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow and National Storytelling Network Lifetime Achievement Award-winner Syd Lieberman plus co-hosts Scott Whitehair, Larry Kerns and The Moth GrandSlam champion Stephanie Douglass. 7:30 p.m. No cover.

'Into The Woods'

Mercury Theater 3745 N. Southport Ave. 773-325-1700

It's opening night for The Hypocrites' production of Stephen Sondheim and Jack Lapine's Tony Award-winning dark musical fairytale in which a couple encounters several characters from The Brothers Grimm's stories on a journey to break a witch's curse. Keep an eye out for The Hypocrites' trademark innovative staging. 7:30 p.m. $22-$59. Tickets: mercurytheaterchicago.com

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Chicago Theater Week kicks off Tuesday. Get discounted tickets to 100 productions: chicagotheatreweek.com

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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