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||Five Worth Finding: Mango Pickle, play about gay movie stars and more
by Andrew Davis
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Mango Pickle: I've written about this Edgewater restaurant beforeand, fortunately, the unique quality of the Indian menu items remains. I was fortunate enough to recently experience the 21 Days of Thaliwith items like winter squash gnocchi with garam masala and curry leaf butter. While that special dinner is only occasional, many very enticing items await. See www.mangopicklechicago.com .
Sons of Hollywood: Windy City Playhouse will present the world premiere of Sons of Hollywooda searing take on 1920s Hollywood through the eyes of gay silent-film stars Ramon Novarro and William Haines. The production centers on Hollywood as it brims with risque films, off-screen scandals, enormous parties and glamorous opening nights. When the Motion Picture Production Code brings a swift and sudden end to their lifestyles and the silver screen is purged of its openly gay stars, Novarro and Haines face a hard, oppressive reality: They must choose love or money. See www.WindyCityPlayhouse.com .
Brindille's Valentine's Day Tea For Two To-Go: Valentine's Day will be here before you know it, so surprise your better half with this special one-day-only offer (Feb. 13). Chef Carrie Nahabedian's French afternoon tea service will include a selection of exotic teas, scones, crumpets and jam, pastries, finger sandwiches and more. Pick-up will only be available 10 a.m.-noon, and the cost is $160. See brindille-chicago.com .
The Harder They Fall: This revisionist Westernwith Black characters mostly based on real peopleis one of the best movies I've seen in a while. This Netflix movie (which has garnered praise during the award-show circuit) stars Idris Elba, Regina King and Delroy Linda, among others.
Kimbala Chai & Coffee: If you're a chai enthusiastand even if you're notyou might want to give Kimbala a try. You can either try varieties such as Jaggery, Neat and Assamica (my favorite), or you can give the different concentrates a whirl (by just adding to your milk). Check out ikimbala.com .
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