Sunday, January 25, 2015

This Weekend

  • Taste Test: Taste of Randolph Street

    With eats from bellyQ, City Winery, and Publican Quality Meats, we know why this guy (pictured) is psyched.

    Your new favorite supergroup: Britt Daniel of Spoon joins members of Wolf Parade as Divine Fits (Fri 9p).

    Fri 6-10p, Sat-Sun noon-10p. Randolph & Peoria, West Loop (773-665-4682). $10 suggested donation.

    Nearby: Maude’s Liquor Bar; Haymarket Pub; Nellcote

  • Country Strong: Scottish Festival & Highland Games

    It’s the only place in town where tossing 140-pound tree trunks and 22-pound hammers is considered sport.

    Look see: There’s also a British car show, rugby, and a Haggis eating contest.

    Fri 4-10p, Sat 8a-9p. Hamilton Lakes, 333 Pierce Road, Itasca (708-447-5092). $12-20 per day at the gate.

    Nearby: Black Steer Char House; Tapalpa; Shula’s

  • Greek Out: Lincoln Park Greek Fest

    The chicken gyros and baklava are so good at this fest that they’ve added a drive-thru window this year.

    Male bonding: After, head to Jonquil Park (1023 W. Wrightwood) for a free screening of Skyfall.

    Fri-Sun. St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 2701 N. Sheffield Ave., Lincoln Park (847-630-4659). Free.

    Nearby: Barn & Company; Barrelhouse Flat; Racine Plumbing

  • Dad’s Delight: Father’s Day at Weber Grill Restaurant

    16-ounce black angus T-bones paired with bloody Mary or bourbon flights is a gift for both of you.

    Pig out: You can also get a platter of baby back ribs, brisket, smoked sausage, and pulled pork.

    Sun 11:30a-11p. Weber Grill Restaurant, 539 N. State St., River North (312-467-9696). $28-38; RSVP here.

    Nearby: Paris Club; Hubbard Inn; La Madia

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