RIVER NORTH—Come support some members of the Chicago Police Department in a burger eating contest tonight at 25 Degrees (736 N. Clark) at 7:30. Proceeds from the event, which is $25 and gets you complimentary food and drinks during the night, goes to benefit Al Porrata, a local cop who was recently diagnosed with stage-4 cancer. [EaterWire]
WEST TOWN—Bleeding Heart Bakery (1916 W. Chicago) has revamped its dinner menu and has started serving limited cocktails following getting its liquor license.
WICKER PARK—Hit Bangers & Lace now and be one of the first 15 people to order the special beer and sausage pairing (apple pork sausage, charred frisee, speck, Muntanyola cheese, Kwak vinaigrette) and take home the limited Pauwel Kwak glass. If you get there late, you still can enjoy the beer and sausage. [EaterWire]