• Matt D
  • The Hungry Brain


The third annual Chicago Craft Beer Week began May 17 and ends May 27. Celebrate the tail end in the cozy, hip Hungry Brain, which boasts both a good selection of well-priced craft beers and, tonight, the live talk show You, Me, Them, Everybody. Brandon Wetherbee and Esmeralda Leon host, with guests Red Hot Annie, Stephanie Hasz, and Desert Soap. 7-9 PM, Hungry Brain, 2319 W. Belmont, 773-709-1401, donations accepted.

Maison, a new restaurant from Custom House‘s Sue Kim-Drohomyrecky and Peter Drohomyrecky, opens tonight. The French-tinged menu comprises seafood, snacks like gougeres and house-marinated olives, charcuterie plates, and a generous list of entrees; the executive chef is Perry Hendrix. 333 E. Benton Pl., 312-241-1540.