To eat. Look. Do. – ‘She-Hulk’ review, air and water show guide

It’s Thursday, Chicago.

After being canceled in 2020 and holding a scaled-down event in 2021, the Chicago Air and Water Show is back in full force this weekend. You can grab a spot on the beach to watch the show, head to a lakeside restaurant or bar with a great view, or view the show from a skyscraper or boat on Lake Michigan.

If watching something from the comfort of your couch sounds more appealing, there’s “She-Hulk,” the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and “The Princess,” which uses media coverage to tell the story of Princess Diana.

Additionally, Chicagoans can now try traditional Lao dishes such as savanh vu (a beef jerky dish) and sai oua (a savory pork sausage) from Laos at your home and grab a crusty tavern pizza. thin Chicago-style at Kim’s Uncle Pizza, the first dedicated pizzeria by EF Pizza.

See you next week.

— Kayla Samoy, Associate Editor

The Chicago Air and Water Show stretches from Fullerton Beach to Oak Street Beach, with North Avenue Beach as its focal point. But you can also watch the action from a skyscraper or a boat. Additionally, there are lakeside restaurants and bars offering food and drink specials. Read the full story here.

Charles Stepney was a musician, producer, arranger and composer who worked with iconic artists such as Earth, Wind & Fire, Minnie Riperton and Ramsey Lewis.

He may be one of music’s greatest unsung heroes, but his daughters – Eibur, Charlene and Chanté – aim to change that. They are behind the “Summer of Stepney”, a series of events, performances and documentary webisodes celebrating Stepney’s work. Read the full story here.

Kim’s Uncle Pizza is the first dedicated pizzeria by EF Pizza, the pizza makers of Pizza Fried Chicken Ice Cream and Marz Brewing.

The store specializes in its Chicago-style thin-crust pizza and has launched its version of the hottest food this summer: Italian beef. Read the full story here.

Yes, this is another documentary about Diana, Princess of Wales. Tribune reviewer Nina Metz writes that while there isn’t much more to say about Diana at this point, director Ed Perkins takes a unique approach in this HBO film by using media coverage to tell the story. Diana’s story. Read the full review here.

Tribune reviewer Louisa Chu writes that the Chef’s Special Cocktail Bar celebrates the complicated culture of American Chinese cuisine in its creative food and drink.

She said the most surprising dish on the menu was the vegetable spring rolls, which are dusted with a “magic dust” of mushroom powder and Korean red pepper flakes. Read the full review here.

Tribune reviewer Michael Phillips writes that series creator and head writer Jessica Gao is going to do something fun with “She-Hulk.” He describes the show as “quick-witted and exciting and engaging”, and that much of it rests on the shoulders of its star.

To eat.  Look.  Do.

To eat. Look. Do.

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But after Tatiana Maslany’s 17-character showcase in “Orphan Black,” two character iterations are a breeze. Read the full review here.

Every other Thursday, Stacy Seuamsothabandith, her husband, Byron Gully, and her brother, Keo Seuamsothabandith, serve pickup orders for their Laos to Your House project.

“Laos is a kind of forgotten Asian country,” said Stacy Seuamsothabandith. “So we started with: how do we teach people about our cuisine and our culture?” Read the full story here.

Theater Y’s “Laughing Song: A Walking Dream” is a theatrical performance that takes actors and audience on a 3 mile journey through the streets of North Lawndale.

The show combines the personal memories of North Lawndale native Marvin Tate with the story of a little-known historical figure: George W. Johnson. Read the full story here.

FX’s “The Bear” spurred demand for Italian beef – the deliciously sloppy, classic Chicago sandwich of thinly sliced ​​roast beef and tangy giardiniera piled on a roll. Read the full story here.

The first Blues Brothers Con will provide fans of the iconic 1980 Chicago film “The Blues Brothers” with sights and sounds from the film, according to Greg Peerbolte, CEO of the nonprofit Joliet Area Historical Museum, which hosts the festival. Read the full story here.

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