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Free Lobsters on Thursday; the River Valley Farmer's Table Grand Opening; More

EVANSTON—If you don't feel silly using the phrase "got butter?", you could win a free lobster dinner on Thursday. Kicking off the more than a month-long Lobster Fest, Davis Street Fishmarket is giving away 29 lobster dinners to the first people to utter those words. They're also offering lobster specials and a lobster cooking class on January 15. [EaterWire]

RAVENSWOOD—River Valley Farmer's Table, the Wisconsin farm-based grocery and cafe, is now open in the former City Provisions space at 1820 W. Wilson. They're holding a grand opening on New Year's Day featuring a 38 percent off promotion. In addition to grocery items, look for bagels, pastries, tamales, veggie burgers, and weekend brunch. [EaterWire]

LOGAN SQUARE—Usually closed on Sundays and Mondays, Fat Rice will be open tonight. There's also a few tickets left for their "Fat and Happy" New Year's Eve events. [EaterWire]

BOYSTOWN—Hydrate, that bar and club on the corner of Halsted and Cornelia, will close January 5 for "extensive reconstruction." Expect the reopening to occur by the end of February. [Patch]

Fat Rice

2957 West Diversey Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 661-9170 Visit Website

Davis Street Fishmarket

501 Davis Street, Evanston, IL

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