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.
Steak your claim.
Chicago Originals Restaurant Week
What: 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 chicagooriginals.com.
Green Spa Night at Greenheart Shop
What: 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 email@example.com. Tickets cost $15.
A Taste of Ancient Ales
What: 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
What: 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
What: Brilliant high-end fashion haunt marks down fall and winter merch by 40 percent.
Why: See it to believe it.
When: Thru. Jan. 31.
Where: 873 N. Rush St., b/t Delaware Pl. & Chestnut St. (312-587-1000).
Photo: star5112 / Flickr