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Joe's President's Day Deal; The Gage's Blind Tiger; More

DOWNTOWN— In celebration of President's Day, for Monday only, Joe's Stone Crab is offering deals for $1, $5 or $20 cash to honor presidents Washington, Lincoln and Jackson. $20 gets you a pound of Joe’s signature Medium Stone Crab, $5 gets you any side and $1 gets you a slice of key lime pie. Reservations are encouraged. [Eaterwire]

SOUTH LOOPThe Gage in partnership with Templeton Rye is hosting the country's only Blind Tiger, reminiscent of the Roaring Twenties. On Monday night from 7 p.m. to midnight, for a 5 cent admission fee, you can have access to an underground private dining room. Burlesque dancers will perform and 1920's clad bartenders will serve up special cocktails for $5. Chef Dirk Flanigan will also serve up complimentary food throughout the evening. [Eaterwire]

ONLINE— The team behind Baconfest announced that General Admission tickets will go on sale on Monday. Want to know what time? You'll have to sign up for their mailing list. [Eaterwire]


LINCOLN PARK— Head to D.O.C. Wine Bar on Monday for their Bodegas Muga Wine Dinner, featuring Juan Muga. Muga Winery is the only completely organic winery in Rioja. The dinner includes four courses with wine pairings for $70. Call for reservations. [Eaterwire]

EVANSTON— After years of speculation, Trader Joe's has signed a lease to open in early 2013. It will replace the former Blockbuster video at 1211 Chicago Ave. [TribLocal]

EVERYWHERE— Eater is off for President's Day. We'll be back with all of the latest, greatest food news on Tuesday! [Eaterwire]

The Gage

24 South Michigan Avenue, , IL 60603 (312) 372-4243 Visit Website

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