Tuesday, January 14
Raise a complimentary glass of Champagne (or the Champagne of Beers, Miller High Life) to Dunlay’s on the Square (3137 W. Logan Blvd., Logan Square, 773-227-2400) when you purchase an entree in honor of the restaurant’s ninth anniversary. Appetizers, like those lobster deviled eggs pictured above, will be half-price all day as well.
Sip on one-ounce pours of three different Van Winkle bourbons as you take in a series of seven prints from artist Andrew Wright at the first installment of the bimonthly Whiskey and Art series at DryHop (3155 N. Broadway, Lake View, 773-857-3155).
Wednesday, January 15
Three cult-fave Chicago chefs (Doug Sohn of Hout Doug’s, Paula Haney of Hoosier Mama, and Kat Barry of the Chicago Diner) will join Peter Sagal onstage at the Harold Washington Library Center’s Cindy Pritzker Auditorium (400 S. State St., Loop, 312-747-4300) for a panel discussion about their culinary empires. The first-come, first-served event starts at 6 p.m.
Thursday, January 16
Take a gamble on your dinner bill at Little Market Brasserie (10 E. Delaware Pl., Gold Coast, 312-640-8141), where one table will get their meal for just $1 each day from January 13 through 19 in honor of the restaurant’s first birthday.
Saturday, January 18
It’s apparently National Pizza Week, so Frasca (3358 N. Paulina, Lakeview, 773-248-5222) is fête-ing with rotating specials all week long. Swing by Saturday for their Benedict: three eggs over easy, sausage, bacon, prosciutto, cheese, and hollandaise on pizza crust.