Going cold turkey on holiday spirit can be dangerous. Ease out of the festivities with one last glass of eggnog at The Barrelhouse Flat, on special this week for $7. (773-857-0421).
Because we cannot get enough holiday shopping, or because we have some Christmas cash burning a hole in our pocket, there are still a few food specials going on until Saturday at the French Market, including discounted meat and seafood. (312-575-0306).
Get a sneak peek at what goes on in the kitchen and behind the counters of some of Wicker Park’s finest purveyors. Flight Chicago will stop at The Butcher & Larder, Frontier, Carriage House and Prasino during a three-hour, food-and-drink-filled tour. Tickets cost $145.
Japonais is helping New Year’s Eve revelers warm up for the big night with a special all weekend. A glass of Moet Champagne and three East or West coast oysters, accompanied by white peach and yuzu “pearl” and pear mignonette is available for $20.13. (312-822-9600).