Monday, November 24
You’re going to feel like crap when you wake up on Friday morning. Counteract it and order a juice cleanse from Owen + Alchemy (2355 N. Milwaukee Ave., Logan Square, 773-227-3444), which, if you reserve on their website by 7 p.m. tonight using the code GREENFRIDAY, you will get for 15 percent off. You can pick it up or have it delivered on Friday.
Wednesday, November 26
Get one-buck shucks at the adjoining Acre and Ombra (5308 N. Clark St., Andersonville, 773-334-7600), where they’ll be serving dollar oysters (with a minimum order of six) starting at 5 p.m. until they run out.
Or, if you want to go a little bigger for Black Wednesday, which is apparently a thing now, the Dawson (730 W. Grand Ave., West Town, 312-243-8955) is throwing a Black Party, complete with Hennessy Black cocktails, complimentary appetizers, and music from DJ Intel. The festivities begin at 7 p.m.
Friday, November 28
Take a Black Friday shopping break for a pizza party at Tre Soldi (212 E. Ohio St., Streeterville, 312-664-0212), where they’ll be offering a white-truffle-topped pie for $50 for one day only.
Saturday, November 29
In case you didn’t get stuffed with enough turkey on Thursday, Tanta (118 W. Grand Ave., River North, 312-222-9700) is running their Thanksgiving specials through tomorrow, including a turkey breast with mushrooms, bacon, and prunes topped with a glazed cranberry aji panca sauce for $39.