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  • Tacos at Elle on the River
Tacos at Elle on the River
May 16, 2014|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

NOW OPEN
Elle on the River 330 N. Wabash Ave. 312-923-7705
The team at The Langham's Travelle restaurant brings the indoors outside with decor selected to complement the Mies van der Rohe building and personal speakers that you can use to choose your own dining music from preloaded playlists. The menu features such options as tacos served on chickpea flatbread or a bed of greens (three for $9; six for $16) and $10 spiked punches. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., weather permitting.

THE SUNNYSIDE OF LINCOLN
Various locations Lincoln Avenue between Sunnyside and Wilson Avenues
Stroll the avenue for a movable feast featuring courses at Bistro Campagne, Due Lire and The Grafton, plus wine and Begyle beer tastings and pairings, live music outdoors and 10 percent discounts at neighborhood shop Homesoul. 6-9 p.m. $45. Tickets: thesunnysideoflincoln.brownpapertickets.com or at any participating business.

DRINK

CREATIVE MINDS ON TAP
Jerry's 1938 W. Division St. 773-235-1006
Join Lagunitas founder Tony Magee, Half Acre artist Phineas X. Jones, Solemn Oath brewer and humor writer Paul Schneider and four others who discuss the creative processes behind your favorite beverages with moderator and Hail to the Ale blogger Kim Leshinski as you sip their beers ($5.50-$7 each). 7 p.m. No cover.

HOPPED UP BROADS
Sheffield's 3258 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-281-4989
Hop to it with craft beer enthusiasts and educators Bri Milka and Hattie Young, who lead you through the world of ales with four tastings and a discussion on ales as a style of beer. Bonus: Admission also includes two draft beers and themed swag. 8-9 p.m. $25. RSVP: sheffieldschicago.com/events


DO

'CHARLES IVES TAKE ME HOME'
Strawdog Theatre 3829 N. Broadway 773-528-9696
It's opening night for Strawdog's production of New York playwright Jessica Dickey's dramedy in which the late modernist composer Ives returns from the beyond to serve as referee when a professional violinist's love for music clashes with his daughter's passion for basketball. 8 p.m. Through June 21. $28. Tickets: strawdog.org

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Get tickets for the May 29 Sip & Savor benefit for Special Olympics: hastickets.com/2014sipsavor

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