Cured meats and pates at Tete Charcuterie
Tete Charcuterie 1114 W. Randolph St. 312-733-1178
Head to this new spot in a former meatpacking plant for $12 cured meat plates, $12-$23 terrines and pates, $10-$15 house-made sausage dishes—featuring varieties popular in the U.S., France, Germany and the Philippines—and $24-$46 sharing boards. The beverage program includes such cocktails as the $12 Tete a Tete, made with gin, pate spice, citrus bitters and sparkling wine. 5-10 p.m.
ICE CREAM PROMOTION
Bobtail Ice Cream 2951 N. Broadway 773-880-7372
The Lakeview shop celebrates its 10th anniversary with a 10-week special: Buy a scoop ($3.19) of each week's featured flavor and a second scoop is added for free. The first flavor (through Sunday) is Signature Sunset, a Chilean merlot ice cream with dark chocolate chips. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Through June 22.
David Burke Primehouse 616 N. Rush St. 312-660-6000
Celebrate the steakhouse's eighth anniversary with an $8 prime steak burger—dry-aged for 40 days—served with garlic spinach, crispy shallots and bacon mayo on a potato bun, which you can wash down with $8 sommelier-selected beers, wines or mixed drinks. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Through Friday.
Punch House 1227 W. 18th St. 312-526-3851
Potency—in the drinks and in the music—is the theme of this new dance party for gays, lesbians and allies where host Chyna Gonzalez invites you to rock out to jams by DJ Audio Jack with $5 glasses of Nautical Star punch and $3 cans of Astra beer. 9 p.m. No cover.
DON'T TELL MY MOTHER
Laugh Factory 3175 N. Broadway 773-327-3175
Twentieth Century Fox film producer Nikki Levy brings her popular L.A.-based storytelling show to Chicago to benefit Northwestern's Impact LGBT health program. Sharing true stories about events they hope their mothers never discover are comedians Jen Kober, Fausto Fernos and Fawzia Mirza, musician-storyteller JC Brooks and Levy. 8 p.m. $30-$50. Tickets: laughstub.com
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
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