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Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • A Cuban sandwich melts with a hamburger (quite literally) at DMK Burger Bar for a limited time.
A Cuban sandwich melts with a hamburger (quite literally) at DMK Burger… (Courtesy of DMK Burger Bar )
April 14, 2014|By Julia Borcherts, For RedEye

EAT

Cuban Burger Launch

DMK Burger Bar 2954 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-360-8686

The Lakeview spot debuts a limited edition burger—available for two weeks only—with spiced pork, ham, provolone, yellow mustard and dill pickle on a Tuscan loaf ($10). Wash it down with the $5 milkshake of the month: caramel corn, created to get you in the mood for summer carnivals. 11:30 a.m.-midnight. Through April 30.

Tax Free Day

Go Roma 848 N. State St. 312-252-9946

The Near North restaurant covers the sales tax for your lunch or dinner so that you can dine on options such as a toasted chicken pomodoro sandwich with pesto mayo and crispy fries or baby greens ($7.39) or vegetable primavera pasta with gluten-free penne ($10) and save approximately 10 percent on your bill. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

DRINK

A Taste Of The Floating World

Yusho 2853 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-904-8558

Add an exotic note to your Tuesday as sake sommeliers host tastings of artisanal Japanese wines, including a lively namazake and a rare red rice sake paired with bites from chef Harold Jurado such as black crab dumplings, unagi ravioli and more. 6-9 p.m. $45. RSVP: yusho-chicago.com

The Pungent Parlour

Black Rock Pub 3614 N. Damen Ave. 773-348-4044

Get cozy in the back room with $3 PBR pints and Capital Supper Club cans, $1.50 discounts on domestic drafts and $5 sandwiches and gear up for short fiction and essay readings by local writers David Hughes, Sam Wilder, Vincent Truman, Rachel Blau and hosts Jeff Phillips and Jeremy Solomon. 8:30 p.m. No cover.

DO

JON SATROM:  

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago Ave. 312-280-2660

The Chicago new media artist shares a site-specific program of digital and visual artworks and "installs" virtual objects in the museum galleries in this program inspired by   (the HTML code for "non-breaking space"). 6-8 p.m. Free for Illinois residents.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Get $10 tickets to Chicago-based band Bailiff's record release show at the 1st Ward at Chop Shop on Friday: ticketfly.com

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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