Things to do this week in Boystown: Restaurant Week dining, Fajita Factory Grand Opening, LGBTQ Parenting Roundtable at Center on Halsted, Glow Black Light Party at The North End, Official Rent Viewing Party at Sidetrack, TatTues Gear Night at Replay, and Disney on Ice Ticket Giveaway at Kit Kat Lounge.
Read on for the big list of upcoming events. Click the graphics/images for links.
Lakeview Soup Walk returns 2/24
Join us for FREE restaurant soup tasting at your favorite Lakeview shops. The 5th annual Lakeview Soup Walk is Sunday 2/24, 2019, 12-3pm.
On this heart-healthy neighborhood walk, participants explore the shops of Lakeview while sampling hot, fresh and savory soups along the way.
This year’s retail and soup paired locations to be announced soon! Visit LAKEVIEWSOUPWALK.COM for the latest info.
Fajita Factory – Grand Opening
Fajita Factory at 3445 N. Halsted is open! Join us for our Grand Opening party Sunday 1/27, 5-9 pm. Click photo to RSVP.
The new Hot Mess Express in Boystown featuring a worldly take on fajitas, a wide selection of empanadas, and chip dipping options with guacamole bar. Drink menu includes Chili Mango Margaritas, Basil Watermelon Mojitos and Frozen White Peach Sangrias.
El Mariachi Tequila Bar – Restaurant Week
Chicago Restaurant Week 1/25-2/7! Alta cocina moderna Mexicana. $36 Dinner Menu. Reserve today! 773-549-2932 elmariachitequilabar.com
Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse – Restaurant Week
Start your weekend off right with our delicious Chicago Restaurant Week menu at Revolucion Steakhouse! For just $36, you can enjoy a 3-course dinner with amazing limited features! Reservations (773) 661-9893.
Yoshi’s Cafe – Restaurant Week
Award winning, eclectic, French-Asian cuisine established in 1982 by Chef Yoshi Katsumura. Join us for Chicago Restaurant Week, 1/25 – 2/7. Sunday Brunch $24, Dinner $36 prix fixe.
Lark – Harry Potter Trivia
Friday 1/25 7pm – Rupaul’s Drag Race: All Stars 4 Viewing Party, $3 Bud Light
Tuesday 1/29 7pm – A magical month with Harry Potter Trivia Nights throughout January! Test your knowledge of the Wizarding World for a chance to win prizes at Lark. We’ll be serving BOGO 1/2 OFF pizzas and half-priced bottles of wine
Wednesdays – Half off nachos or totchos with drink purchase.
Thursdays – Half off Moscow & Duck Mules
The Chicago Diner – New Specials
New Specials! Check out the latest: Tamales De Pollo Con Mole Verde. Tamales wrapped in banana leaves, topped with house-made pepita mole verde & toasted sesame seeds. Served with refried beans & Mexican rice.
Earth’s Kitchen – Take Out Tuna Donburi
Hungry and don’t want to leave your home? Give us a call and get take out! We’ll take care of you! 773-648-6000 Try Tuna Donburi. chiearthskitchen.com
Panino’s Pizzeria – Award Winning
Gino Rago, representing Paninos Pizza Lakeview won 2nd Place in the 4th “Pizza por Pasion” International Championship in Grenada, Spain 2018. The winning crust was made with hemp seed flour.
Wood – Michelin Big Gourmand
Drew’s On Halsted – Daily Specials
Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club – Brunch Giveaway
Friday 1/25 – Traci Ross, $32 prix fixe menu with salad, entree & martini. Performing Saturday 1/26 also.
Sunday 1/27 – Disney on Ice Brunch, celebrate Disney classic with Madam X. Chance to win Disney on Ice Tickets! Drink specials.
Tuesday 1/29 – Mokha Montrese, $7 Stoli Martini, 1/3 off small plates, $12.95 Burger & Beer or Chicken & Waffles.
Wednesday 1/30 – Mokha Montrese, Buy 1 Get 1 entrees, $7 Martinis
Thursday 1/31 – Mokha Montrese, $7 Stoli Martinis & $5 Mojitos
D.S. Tequila Co. – Gold Girls Trivia
Friday 1/25 – Australia Day! “get down, down under” with Khloe as Kylie Minogue & loads of “Four and Twenty” Meat Pies! $30 patio bar & meat pie package, 9pm-12am
Wednesday 1/30 – Golden Girls Team Trivia! $300 in cash & prizes. Hosted by Adam Black.
A Furious [R]evolution Is Coming! An evolution of our brand led by Chef Shin Thompson. During the next few months, we’ll be making changes to elevate Furious Spoon, everything from our service model, our menu and design. The goal is to provide a better overall experience and insight into what it takes to be the best ramen spot in the city. 📸: @chrisaoeats
40 Boneless ($38.99) or Classic (Bone-In $42.99) wings with up to 4 flavors, large fries, 2 veggie sticks and 4 dips. (Feeds 5-6). Great for parties!
Whole Foods Market
The Whole Foods Cookbook is in stores now! Check out this earthy Porcini-Walnut Pâté recipe from the book as a delicious bonus!
Elevate Coffee (formerly Yefseis Cafe)
Yefseis cafe has been reborn as Elevate Coffee with an updated look and new coffee experience: cozy atmosphere, cool music, plenty of outlets, super fast wifi and the best house made pastries in town.
Have a seat & lift your spirits at Elevate Coffee (across from Sidetrack).
Come for the Brunch, STAY for the PARTY. Saturday, 2/9BrunchRemixed & Party Noire present an EPIC brunch experience and a high-powered Music Video Battle!
Donate $5 or more to Christopher House of Hope Inc. and select your favorite video to play during our TRL hour. You curate the vibes for the last hour of BrunchRemixed. We’ll be giving away some swag and tickets to our next events.
Menu details coming soon!
Friendly and fresh, quick service Mexican takeout counter with vegetarian options. Shown: Chicken or Chorizo Sope. New cook to order Bistec Asado (Rib-eye steak) tacos $3.50 ea. lettuce, tomatoes & sour cream.
Howard Brown Health
Wednesday 1/30 The Howard Brown Trans and Gender Nonconforming Health team is holding a surgical navigation workshop for anyone who for anyone who is considering gender-affirming surgery.
Assistance with planning and coordinating surgery, an overview of different procedures available and information on navigating payment and insurance coverage.
For more information contact the TGNC Health Department at [email protected]
Center on Halsted
Thursday 1/31, 6pm – The Cradle is hosting a round table discussion designed to promote an honest and open dialogue about the realities of LGBTQ parenting. This event is part of The Cradle’s ongoing Our Children initiative, which aims to give diverse families the tools they need to better understand, support and parent their children.
Our panel, which will be comprised of LGBTQ parents and adult children who were raised in same-gender households, will discuss issues prevalent in their own families
The Leigh Gallery
Pride Arts Center
1/25-27, 1/30-2/3 Inspired by the secret diaries of Yorkshire woman Anne Lister, “I Know My Own Heart” subverts all the conventions of a Regency Romance exploring the choices women make in times of limits and prohibitions.
Moving sale! All sale items now 75% off. Lots of great items still available! Our last day is Friday 1/25.
Trickery Magic Show
Chicago’s most entertaining magic show! Affordable, amazing, hilarious, BYOB, intimate, and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Thursday – Sunday weekly shows. Reservations recommended.