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chicago originals restaurant week!

Chicago, we luh-uh-uh-uh-uhve you. Introducing our new weekly e-mail chockful of your favorite things: local openings, awesome deals, and charming diversions. We hope it helps you fall even harder for the city’s happs, hoods, and haunts.

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Chicago Originals Restaurant Week
Score three- and four-course dinners for just $29.10 at restos like Cyrano’s Bistrot, Cafe Central, Dinotto, and Kiki’s.
Why: Cyrano’s also has pricey wines for $29.10.
When: Mon.-Jan. 31.
Where: For a list of participating restos, go to

Green Spa Night at Greenheart Shop
Learn to enhance your beauty routine with pantry items (honey, olive oil, lemon, vinegar, cucumbers, cocoa). Booze and nosh, too.  
Why: You’ve got a bitchin’ kitchen.
When: Tues., 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: 1911 W. Division St., b/t Wolcott & Winchester Aves. (312-264-1625). R.S.V.P. required by calling or e-mailing Tickets cost $15.

A Taste of Ancient Ales
The Gage partners with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery to create a five-course meal paired with modern takes on ancient ales. Menu highlights include roasted cauliflower soup, braised pork cheek, and house-cured duck sausage.
Why: Hop to it.
When: Mon., 6 p.m.
Where: 24 S. Michigan Ave., at Monroe St. Reservations required to 312-372-4243. Tickets cost $80.

Sorta — Head South for the Winter with Bliss
Limited-time deal saves you 20 percent on Brazilian waxes and Bliss hair removal products.
Why: Grin and bare it.
When: Thru Jan. 24.
Where: 644 N. Lake Shore Dr., at Ontario St. (877 862 5477).

Ikram’s Semiannual Sale
Brilliant high-end fashion haunt marks down fall and winter merch by 40 percent. 
Why: See it to believe it.
Thru. Jan. 31.
Where: 873 N. Rush St., b/t Delaware Pl. & Chestnut St. (312-587-1000).

Photo: star5112 / Flickr

1911 W Division St
bt Wolcott & Winchester Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
644 N Lake Shore Dr
@ Ontario St
Chicago, IL 60611
877 862 5477
873 N Rush St
bt Delaware Pl & Chestnut St
Chicago, IL 60611
24 S Michigan Ave
bt Monroe & Madison Sts
Chicago, IL 60603