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The Weekend Guide

falafill!

That’s a wrap.

EAT
Justin Large’s Falafel Sandwich
What:
The Big Star chef teams up with Falafill cafe to create his own take on the Middle Eastern treat, tossing falafel in homemade arbol sauce and wrapping it in black bean hummus, lettuce, pickled onion, and queso fresco.
Why: One dollar from the sale of each sandwich goes to the American Cancer Society.
When: Thru Feb. 29.
Where: 3202 N. Broadway, at Belmont Ave. (773-525-0052).

SHOP
Dose Market
What:
The indie flea is back. We’re smitten with the additions, including a traveling newsstand; desserts from Bang Bang Pie Shop; and Mark Steuer’s new biz, Pickled.
Why: Complimentary cocktails from Femme du Coup, Valentine’s Day gifts, and more.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: River East Art Center, 435 E. Illinois St., b/t Lake Shore Dr. & McClurg Ct. Tickets online ($8) at dosemarket.com or at the door ($10).

INDULGE
Strawberry Facial
What:
The fresh new treatment ($155) begins with a decolletage massage and ends with a vitamin-packed mask that improves circulation and brightens skin.
Why: Put your best cheeks forward.
When: Thru Feb. 29.
Where: The Spa at Equinox, 1750 N. Clark St., at LaSalle Dr. (312-254-4000); 900 N. Michigan Ave., at Walton St. (312-254-2500); 799 Central Ave., b/t Hickory & McGovern Sts., Highland Park (847-681-7777).

SCORE
Frozen Soup at
Southport Grocery & Cafe
What:
When you eat at the restaurant, its warmhearted chefs send you home with a free block of frozen soup.
Why: Curry lentil, roasted cauliflower, butternut squash, and ginger carrot are in delicious rotation.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 8-10 a.m.
Where: 3552 N. Southport Ave., b/t Addison & Eddy Sts. (773-665-0100).

GIVE
Krista K Denim Swap
What:
Hand over a gently worn pair of jeans and get 20 percent off a new pair. Donated jeans are given to Cotter Boys & Girls Club.
Why: J Brand, Hudson, and Citizens of Humanity are blues worth chasing.
When: Thru Feb. 29.
Where: 3458 N. Southport Ave., at Cornelia Ave. (773-248-1967).

Photo: Courtesy of Jamco Creative

LOCATIONS
Falafill
3202 N Broadway
@ Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
773-525-0052
Equinox
799 Central Ave
bt Hickory & McGovern Sts
Highland Park, IL 60035
847-681-7777
River East Art Center
435 E Illinois St
bt Peshtigo & McClurg Cts
Chicago, IL 60611
312-321-1001
Equinox
900 N Michigan Ave
@ Walton St
Chicago, IL 60611
312-254-2500
3552 N Southport Ave
bt Addison & Eddy Sts
Chicago, IL 60657
773-665-0100
Equinox
1750 N Clark St
@ Menomonee St
Chicago, IL 60614
312-254-4000
3458 N Southport Ave
@ Cornelia Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
773-248-1967
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