Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • Pho is on special--along with unlimited banh mi sandwiches--at Banh Mi & Co. in the Loop.
Pho is on special--along with unlimited banh mi sandwiches--at Banh Mi… (Courtesy of Banh Mi & Co. )
April 22, 2014|By Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Python Pizza

Big G's Pizza 3716 N. Clark St. 773-281-2444

To commemorate the Arizona Diamondbacks' arrival at Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary, the Wrigleyville spot offers up—while supplies last—a snake meat slice ($4) featuring a python meat and chicken meatball combination, black bean base, corn salsa, salsa verde and mozzarella and chihuahua cheeses. 11 a.m.-3 a.m.

Taste Of Vietnam

Banh Mi & Co. 214 W. Van Buren St. 773-868-9988

Soups are the focus of this drop-in dinner featuring traditional pho, wonton soup and other varieties, plus unlimited banh mi sandwiches, salads and spring rolls. 5-8 p.m. $15; $13.50 for students.

DRINK

Roof Deck Smoker And Tasting

Fountainhead 1970 W. Montrose Ave. 773-697-8204

Scotch and cigars go together like springtime and roof decks, and you can experience them all together with the Scotch Malt Whisky Society and Uptown Cigar, who bring you a flight of three scotches and a cigar pairing as part of Whisky Week Chicago 2014. An optional four-course scotch dinner (6:30 p.m.; $60) precedes the event. 8:30 p.m. $20. Tickets: brownpapertickets.com/event/618049

Wrigley Field 100th Anniversary

Captain Morgan Club 1060 W. Addison St. 773-404-4750

Raise an eye-opening glass of Centennial Captain's Punch ($12) to the Cubs' home field at this bright-and-early bash, which features ticket giveaways (10 a.m. and noon) to Wednesday's Cubs game, live music from the Robbie Gold Band and $10 foot-long Chicago-style Brat Dogs. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. No cover.

DO

Sound Opinions At The Movies

Music Box Theatre 3733 N. Southport Ave. 773-871-6607

Music critics Greg Kot (Chicago Tribune) and Jim DeRogatis (WBEZ 91.5) celebrate the work of Philip Seymour Hoffman with a screening of and discussion about "Almost Famous," the story of a teenage rock journalist in which the late actor plays Creem magazine editor Lester Bangs. Coincidentally, as a teenager, DeRogatis interviewed Bangs, one of the final interviews before Bangs' death. 7:30 p.m. $10-$12. Tickets: sndo.ps/almostfamousmovie

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Mark your calendar for Monday's free launch party for RedEye's documentary about Chicago hip-hop artist Saint Millie, 7:30 p.m. at Schubas: redeyechicago.com/stmillie

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