DOWNTOWN—Pret a Manger opened its fifth Chicago-area store today. The new shop, located at 225 N. Michigan, will support the Pacific Garden Mission through daily food donations. [EaterWire]
WICKER PARK—It's Three Floyds Monday at Big Star. Get thee to the patio starting at 9 p.m. to enjoy freshly tapped kegs of Gumballhead, Zombie Dust, Brian Boru Old Irish Red and Hell's Black Intelligencer Stout. [Facebook]
RIVER NORTH—It's Meat Madness at David Burke's Primehouse. Visit the restaurant's Facebook page each week to vote on favorite dishes; the winning plates will be discounted April 3 and 4. [Facebook]
INDEPENDENCE PARK—Bread & Wine is teaming with Vinejoy to host a wine and charcuterie tasting on March 24 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $25, but space is limited to 24 people. Reserve: 773-866-5266. [EaterWire]
ANDERSONVILLE—On March 30, Salted Caramel will open a stall inside the Andersonville Galleria.
NORTHLAKE, IL—Seattle's Best opened its first drive-thru concept store at 101 W. Northlake Avenue today. [EaterWire]