cosmic sandwiches & drink

December 24, 2014
by Mark
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Merry Jerry Christmas

jerry-garcia-as-santaJerry’s will be open for Lunch ONLY on Christmas Eve day, then CLOSED through Christmas Day. May your days be merry and bright, and all your sandwiches be cosmic.  Have a great Christmas everybody, and belated Hannukah wishes.  See you Friday.

December 23, 2014
by treyster
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Gremlins drunk
TUES, DEC 23rd, 6pm. WICKER PARK. You can’t escape the Christmas season. But that doesn’t mean you have to celebrate it with Barbra Streisand and stale fruitcake. If you’re still in town on the 23rd, and you’re in the mood for delicious beers and some less than reverent depictions of holiday cheer, come pull up a bar stool and join your extended dysfunctional family at Jerry’s. Bah Humbug!
Sour Beers:
The Bruery – Oude Tart
The Bruery – Tart of Darkness
Jolly Pumpkin/Upland – Persimmon Ship
Xmas Beers:
Great Lakes – Christmas Ale
Three Floyds – Alpha Klaus
Evil Twin – Christmas Eve At A NYC Hotel Room
Port Brewing – Santa’s Little Helper
Lost Abbey – Merry Taj

Movies: (Keeping it family friendly during the dinner hour, and getting progressively darker from there.)
6:00 pm – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
7:45 pm – Gremlins
9:30 pm – Saint Nick
11:00 pm – Black X-Mas

December 23, 2014
by treyster
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Two for Tuesdays poster
Jerry’s is now offering a Dinner package for those Twosomes who get hungry on Tuesdays at both of our two terrific trattorias. Our “Two for Tuesday” package is $35 and includes:
-1 Appetizer or 2 Cups of Soup
-2 Sandwiches or Entree Salads (excluding the Ignatius or create your own)
-1 Dessert
Hope to see you Tuesday!

December 17, 2014
by treyster
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Bells Expedition
THURS, DEC 18th, 7PM. ANDERSONVILLE. We’ve opened up the cellar and have dusted off the cobwebs. Let’s see how the years have treated one of our favorite stouts. Expedition time!
-2011 Bell’s Brewery, Inc. (Official) Expedition Stout (bottles – very limited supply)
-2012-2014 Expedition Stout Draft
-Winter White
-Two Hearted (firkin)
-Kal-Haven Ale
-3rd Coast Quince Old Ale

December 5, 2014
by treyster
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Templeton $5 Repeal DayRepeal Day is December 5th, and boy are we excited that we can drink legally with new cocktails and specials planned all month long. Clyde May’s Alabama Whiskey is coming to Andersonville this Friday evening to taste and talk whiskey. We’re also pouring Templeton Rye shots for $5 all month at both locations.

November 28, 2014
by treyster
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Pints for Pets poster Dec 1
MONDAY, DEC 1ST. ANDERSONVILLE.  Jerry’s is having another Pints for Pets Fundraiser to help out the fine folks at Famous Fido‘s Pet Rescue. Famous Fido seeks to make Chicago a NO KILL city where every adoptable companion can find a home. They have already placed over 700 pets but there are always more dogs and cats needing food, shelter and love. A percentage of all food and drink sales from 5-10pm will be donated to help Famous Fido and the animals find forever homes.
We’ll have artists Marcy Anderson and Ana Hurm around to discuss getting custom paintings made for your smallest (or biggest) furry family member.Plus have raffle tickets for sale with lots of great prizes to bid on! Plus special beers on tap and a percentage of sales this night goes to Famous Fido’s.
Special Drafts:
Goose Island Lilith
Dark Horse Scotty Karate
3 Sheeps Cashmere Hammer
Flying Dog Barrel-Aged Gonzo

November 11, 2014
by treyster
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chillfestlogo-2014 (200px)
SATURDAY, NOV 15TH, WICKER PARK. Noon-5pm. Chillfest Chicago is back for a second year and better than ever after an explosive first year. Featuring over 100 local musicians playing live, acoustic “living-room sets” in local storefronts throughout the neighborhood, this day of music continues to celebrate the live music history and creative roots of the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods while presenting emerging musical talent in unique settings throughout the neighborhood. You’ll enjoy great new music while exploring the many treasures offered in our wonderful local businesses. Jerry’s is ecstatic to bring together some of our favorite Chicago songwriters for Chillfest again this year. We’ll also have delicious beer from one of our sponsors, Lagunitas Brewing Co.

1pm: Midwest (Nicolette Fendon and Heather Bodie)
2pm: Isaak Krautwurst
3pm: Davenport Ed (Johnny Perona and James Scott)
4pm: Simplistic Soul (Jessica Vann and Evan Cauble-Johnson)