Bingo is $15 and you get one board, one craft beer, and a bunch of snacks! All proceeds benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Additional boards and beer available!
Rhubarb Cocktails for Spring
Often baked into pies to balance the sweetness of fruits like strawberries, tart rhubarb—landing in markets now—is a versatile ingredient for early spring cocktails. The vegetable can be made into jam, infused with bitters or squeezed fresh for a diverse mix of seasonal drinks.
3 Places to Sample a Shamrock Shake in Chicago Besides McDonald’s
Oh, the Shamrock Shake. Invented right here in the 1970s and symbolically dumped into the Chicago River for the past few years, the Shamrock Shake and Chicago have a long history together. But relationships change. People mature. So while our own Robyn Lee described the for-a-limited-time-only shake from McDonald’s as having “a barely perceptible mint flavor,” you don’t have to go this whole week without trying one. (St. Patrick’s Day is on Saturday, in case you haven’t eaten enough corned beef.) In fact, a number of restaurants are serving up bright green Shamrock Shake clones, which should hopefully satisfy your nostalgia while also tasting, you know, good.
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