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Time In Couchbound No. #02 | Issue No. #2575
Be your own bartender
Some people are using this time at home to master meditation or learn how to paint like Bob Ross. We’re taking a boozier approach and becoming at-home bartenders. Lucky for us, the folks at the Violet Hour shared the recipe for their perfect Negroni—and you only need three ingredients to get started.
What to stream this week
Today Yoga livestream
Chicago yoga studio the Space Between hosts livestream classes throughout the week, with an entry fee of $10. On deck today at 4pm is a 60-minute vinyasa-style flow with an expertly curated playlist.
Wednesday Top Chef champ and Chicago restaurateur Stephanie Izard hosts a live cooking sesh on Goose Island’s Instagram account at 3pm.

Friday Celebrate all things body positivity when you relive highlights from the annual Fly Honey Show, streaming every Friday night at 8:30pm.

Saturday Did you know that our city is often considered the birthplace of the skyscraper? The Chicago Architecture Center explains why at 1pm.
Chicago slang 101
Chicago handshake (n.): The local version of a boilermaker, typically comprising a pint (or can) of Old Style and a shot of Malört.

Want more? Brush up on your Chicago slang.
These Michelin-starred Chicago restaurants are offering takeout
These fine-dining destinations are swapping out their tweezers and multi-course tasting menus for simplified but decadent takeout meals designed to deliver comfort straight to your doorstep. You don’t need a reservation to snag these dining deals, but you should act fast before they sell out. (And if you want more, head to our full list of options.)
You shouldn’t have to give up the finer things in life just because you're stuck in quarantine, and chef Brian Fisher is here to assist with to-go family meals, caviar service and bottles from his wine cellar.
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Chicago’s only three-Michelin-starred restaurant offering takeout? Pigs can fly! Chef Grant Achatz and his team are pivoting to pickup with a simplified three-course menu that's designed with comfort in mind.
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Trying to pull off date night at home? This sweet Avondale eatery from husband-and-wife team Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark has you covered with its “Dinner for Two” deal, with three hearty courses.
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You’ll be the household hero when you order Temporis’s family meal, which includes so much food that you’ll have leftovers for lunch the next day. You can (and should) toss in a bottle of wine, too.
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Lockdown news you can use
One of Chicago’s best bartenders urges lawmakers to legalize the sale of to-go cocktails.
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What’s next for Chicago’s music venues? A coalition of owners tells us how they’re fighting to survive.
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A local printer is making cool T-shirts to raise money for small Chicago businesses.
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These Chicago illustrators perfectly capture what life is like right now.
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Let Michael Shannon read you a bedtime story tonight.
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Hero of the week
Before recreational weed was legalized in Illinois earlier this year, the only edibles we could get our hands on were dodgy pot brownies. Not anymore. Award-winning Chicago pastry chef Mindy Segal is churning out THC-laced confections inspired by her favorite desserts, including kiwi-key lime pie and sweet melon sorbet. Happy belated 4/20 to you!
We don’t know who needs to hear this but…
Ice cream is an acceptable breakfast when you’re stuck at home.
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