Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

Hot toddies at Mott St, new dumplings at Packed and more things to do in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 17. 


New Menu

Packed: Dumplings Reimagined

1321 E. 57th St. 312-219-6544

A month after opening, the Hyde Park restaurant has changed things up and is now serving lobster dumplings ($5-$11.50), vanilla rice pudding dumplings ($4-$9) and brown rice and black bean cake ($7). 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Paint Nite

Staytion Market & Bar

1 W. Upper Wacker Drive 312-372-7200

Work on a picture of the Chicago skyline while sipping $6 glasses of wine. Post a shot of your work on Instagram with the hashtag #RenChiRefresh and you'll be entered to win a pair of Monster headphones. 4-8 p.m. No cover.


Hot Toddy Menu

Mott St

1401 N. Ashland Ave. 773-687-9977

Warm up with three takes on the classic cocktail including the Bond in Tokyo, made with sake, sweet potato shochu and genmaicha, and Mr. Fawn's Winter Considerations, featuring amaro, Fernet Branca, chocolate and marshmallow. $10 each. 6-10 p.m.

'The Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes'

Mercury Theater Chicago

3745 N. Southport Ave. 773-325-1700

See the world premiere musical in which the consulting detective confronts his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, after the author decides to kill the character off. 8 p.m. $25-$45. Tickets:

Wasted Pages Reading

Chicago Publishers Resource Center

858 N. Ashland Ave.

Hear works from the nonprofit's writing workshops and learn how you can get involved in upcoming programs at this BYOB show. 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. $5.

Show off that smile! Get an $18 exam & X-rays special right now @FamlyDentalCare. More info: 

Want to learn how to brew beer or make an excellent cocktail? Click here for classes in Chicago.

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