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Homegrown Beats & Tasty Treats

Weds July 19 – Maria’s Game Night, 7-11 PM



Every Wednesday night at Maria’s we play board games, card games, and video games. We have a few dozen titles that you can play outside our usual old game library shelf in the original bar. But feel free to bring your own!  

Game Menu: Clue, Connect Four, Jenga, Secret Hitler, Timeline, Forbidden Island, Battleship, Mastermind, Trivial Pursuit, Cards Against Humanity, Trading Races, Uno, Coup, and Bang!


Thurs July 20 – Bass Heavy Funky Grooves – DJ Catieo

 

Get ready for a night of groovy tunes, disco and electronica from all over the world! Line-up includes gems like Ikebe Shakedown, the Mighty Hannibal, Monophonics, Walter Washington, Jimmy Hicks, Lipps, Inc., Okay Temiz, Cerrone, Zapp & many more.  No doubts about the bass line in these riveting tunes, so warm up your soul, sip on a refreshing cold beverage & feel the grooves alongside a fun set of video finds!

Fri July 21 – Homegrown – DJ Sol Sun



Funk, soul, disco and broken beats 

Sat July 22 – Future Is Cancelled – DJ Mike Broers



Pairs rare electronic jams with strange cinematic gems for this multimedia extravaganza

Sun July 23 –  Infinity In Stereo: Unique Sounds from the Hi-Fi – Hosted by DJ Glenn Russell 



Listen up! Featuring a diverse spectrum of hidden musical gems, both past and present, and all all vinyl. Digging deep into their vast record collection, our fervid musical archaeologists, the Groove Merchants, will bring light to many artists, styles and forms of music that are often sadly overlooked or unknown to the common ear.

Mon July 24 – KOPO BBQ 5 PM 



Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master griller Won Kim handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10.

Mon July 24 – Cutwater Spirit Tasting 5PM



Join us to a special tasting of Cutwater’s canned cocktails featuring Rum & Ginger (crafted from pure cane sugar, with our fresh and spicy house-made ginger beer to create a robust yet balanced craft cocktail), Rum & Cola (crafted from pure cane sugar blends with earthy cardamom in their house-made cola to create a uniquely exotic yet inviting flavor), Gin & Tonic (blended their clean and fragrant Old Grove Gin with our house-made grapefruit cucumber tonic to re-create the perfect match and Vodka & Soda (they start with their exceptionally smooth award-winning Fugu Vodka. Then add just the right touch of grapefruit to our unique house-made soda).
 
Sun July 23 – Kimski Brunch (noon – 4 PM)



Drop on by for our seasonal summer classic brunch and enjoy our seasonal mimosas and Bloody Mary’s

Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM 

This Weekend at Maria’s and Kimski…

Sat July 15 – Electronik Bleeps – DJ Glenn Russel

A night of Blips, Bleeps, Sloooooosh! Perky Experimental and Electronik Muzik Muizik Muzik

Sun July 16 – Kimski Brunch (noon – 4 PM)

Drop on by for our seasonal summer classic brunch and enjoy our seasonal mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM. 

Mon July 17 – 5 PM – Ko-Po (Korean/Polish) BBQ



Maria‘s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master griller Won Kim handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10.

This Weekend at Maria’s and Kimski…

Thurs July 6 –  The Global Griot – DJ Mwelwa



A global mix of reggae, morna, forro, semba, salsa, bachata, samba, merengue, afrobeat, ndombolo, rai, jazz, funk, son, soukous, blues, calypso, classical, rock, bhangra, zouk, house, soca, and various types of Arabic, Indian & African varieties.

KIMSKI SPECIAL: Fried Chicken Sandwich – weekly rotation of our in house fried chicken on brioche bun from Spoke and Bird

Fri July 7 – Off the Clock – DJs Cotton Fantasy, Coach Orenstrong, Princey Baby



The infectious sounds of boogie, new wave, soul, and soft rock — all vinyl, all good vibes, all night.

KIMSKI SPECIAL: Kopostrami – Sliced corned beef, house sauce, kraut, melted Swiss rye bread from Spoke and Bird 

Sat July 8 – Odd Style from the Numbered Streets – DJs Scrabblor & Dookie Blaster

Starts and ends with R&B and travels the beats between from hip hop to rock to jazz to disco

Sun July 9, 12-4pm – Brunch



Drop on by for our seasonal summer classic brunch with specialty Bloody Mary’s and Mimosa cocktails. Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM.  

Mon July 10, 5 PM – KOPO BBQ



Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master griller Won Kim handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10.
 

Bollywood Beats & Tasty Treats

Maria’s & Kimski present…

Weds June 28 – Maria’s Game Night 7PM



Every Wednesday night at Maria’s we play board games, card games, and video games. We have a few dozen titles that you can play outside our usual old game library shelf in the original bar. But feel free to bring your own!  

Game Menu: Clue, Connect Four, Jenga, Secret Hitler, Timeline, Forbidden Island, Battleship, Mastermind, Trivial Pursuit, Cards Against Humanity, Trading Races, Uno, Coup, and Bang!

Thurs June 29 – From Bollywood to Bridgeport – DJ Tony “The Luck of Lucien” Medina



Crate diggin’ vinyl aficionado DJ Tony “The Luck of Lucien” Medina unearths some rare funky and soulful Bollywood tracks with a little Latin Soul and covers thrown in for good measure

Fri June 30 – Battle of the Beats – Mixmaster Mauler vs The Basher from the Back of the Yards



Catch the biggest DJ grudge match of the year when Matthew Kylestewa, aka The Mixmaster Mauler vs Joseph Bryl, aka The Basher from the Back of the Yards in a no-holds-barred turntable battle royale. This roughhouse cage-match will pit this feisty new-comer against the tested veteran to see who’ll wear the crown in the Bridgeport Brawl & Awe.

Sat July 1 – New Incognito Window – DJ Matthew Kylestewa plus special guest



Playing all genre’s and styles — new releases on vinyl (12″, 45, etc.) and old favorites. Expect the unexpected.

Sun July 2 – Kimski Brunch (noon – 4 PM)



Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM 

Mon July 3 – KOPO BBQ @5PM


Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master griller Won Kim handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10. 
 

Brats & Beats

Weds June 14 – Maria’s Game Night, 7-11 PM



Every Wednesday night at Maria’s we play board games, card games, and video games. We have a few dozen titles that you can play outside our usual old game library shelf in the original bar. But feel free to bring your own! This week we added Battleship, Jenga, Connect Four, and Forbidden Island.

Kimski Special for Wed June 14 – Kimchi wontons – house made kimchi sauteed with noodles, tofu, shishitos served with scallion tamari sauce

Thurs June 15 – Spinnin’ through the Galaxy – DJ Catieo



DJ Catieo travels to outer space featuring a mix of pop synth, electronic and avant-garde music such as Cosmic Machine, Joe Meek, and Alexander Robotnik. Space disco, funk, psychedelia and a bit of psych folk will top the lineup with fine selections from Donovan, the Rockets, Space, Buckle up!

Kimski Special for Thurs June 15 – Fried Chicken Sandwich, weekly rotation of our in house fried chicken on brioche bun from spoke and bird

Fri June 16 – Homegrown – DJ Sol Sun



Funk, soul, disco and broken beats

Kimski Special for Fri June June 16 – Bone in Pork chop plate from Slagel Farms, served with seasonal veggies

Sat June 17 – Electronik Bleeps – DJ Glenn Russel



A night of Blips, Bleeps, Sloooooosh! Perky Experimental and Electronik Muzik Muizik Muzik

Kimski Special for Sat June 17 – Taco day! We are participating in Taco Fest in Pilsen, so for those that do not want to deal with the crowds, enjoy at Kimski!

Sun June 18 – KIMSKI Brunch & Bartender’s Choice



Check out our new summer brunch treats and plates from noon to 4pm.
Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM 

Mon June 19 5PM – KOPO (Korean-Polish) BBQ


Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master grilles handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10. 
 

Beats and Eats

Maria‘s & Kimski presents . . . 

Weds June 7 – Maria‘s Game Night, 7-11 PM



Every Wednesday night at Maria‘s we play board games, card games, and video games. We have a few dozen titles that you can play outside our usual old game library shelf in the original bar. But feel free to bring your own! And, of course you can get behind the wheel and test your skills at Mario Kart 8, Mario Kart 64, and VS. Excite Bike.

Thurs June 8 –  Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) – DJ Matthew Kylestewa, DJ Mark Reyes, DJ Joseph Guzzo III



Playing all genre’s and styles, digital and vinyl new releases.

Fri June 9 – Spins & Needles – DJ Clark Quente



A night is dedicated to ‘the format of integrity’ – vinyl! That’s right kids; All vinyl. All night. From Mod rockers to psychedelic soul, from righteous jazz tracks to dub plates and Brazilian Tropicalia to tripped-out dance beats

Sat June 10 –  Odd Style from the Numbered Streets – DJs Scrabblor & Dookie Blaster



Starts and ends with R&B and travels the beats between from hip hop to rock to jazz to disco

Sun June 11 – Bartender’s Choice



Maria‘s expert mixologists mix up the tunes and cocktails

Mon June 12 – Bartender’s Choice



Maria‘s expert mixologists mix up the tunes and cocktails 

Later event starting @ 5 PM – Ko-Po (Korean/Polish) BBQ

Maria‘s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a rotating group of master grillers for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring our take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10.

Kimski will be closed for brunch on Sunday, June 11th. Kimski will be open that evening from 5-11 PM.

Beats, Brews & Brazilian Brunch

Maria’s and Kimski presents . . .

Thurs May 25 – Pretty All Right Night hosted by Pilsen-based label (Pretty All Right) with DJs Tom Owens & Jillian Musielak



Spinning tapes from the underground, along with electronic, experimental, ambient, beats, industrial, & Chicago house

Kimski Special for Thursday May 25: Fried Chicken Sandwich, weekly rotation of our in house fried chicken on brioche bun from spoke and bird

Craft Beer Explosion – Buckle Down Brewery Barrel Aged Stout (11.5% ABV)



Aged in Old Forester Whiskey Barrels for 6 months, this stout boasts roasty flavors and notes of coffee and chocolate. It’s rich mouthfeel supports the hint of bourbon and a smooth warming finish.

Fri May 26 – Master Blaster – DJ Erik Sativa



DJ Erik Sativa takes you on a musical journey featuring hidden gems from rare cuts mixed mixed with some freakish dance beats

Kimski Special for Fri May 26 – Eye of round steak plate with slagel farm asparagus, burnt pearl onion purée and sautéed kale

Sat May 27 –  Future Is Cancelled – DJ Mike Broers + TRQPiTECA Co-Prosperity after party DJ set



Pairs rare electronic jams with strange cinematic gems for this multimedia extravaganza

Kimski Special for Sat May 27: Spicy pork bulgogi rice bowl

Sun May 28 –  Infinity In Stereo: Unique Sounds from the Hi-Fi – Hosted by DJ Glenn Russell 



Listen up! Featuring a diverse spectrum of hidden musical gems, both past and present, and all all vinyl. Digging deep into their vast record collection, our fervid musical archaeologists, the Groove Merchants, will bring light to many artists, styles and forms of music that are often sadly overlooked or unknown to the common ear.

Mon May 29 – Memorial Day – Bartender’s Choice



Maria’s expert mixologists mix up the tunes and cocktails

SUNDAY MAY 28 12-4PM -VITTLES: BRAZILIAN BRUNCH: PAULISTA CUISINE



HOUSE PLATES

FLAKEY BUTTERMILK BISCUITS & SAWMILL GRAVY: House made sausage-gravy, fresh baked biscuits, & two eggs any style.
CORNED BEEF HASH: Corned beef, red, potato, onion, bell pepper, scallion, & two eggs any style.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Full stack, pure maple syrup, & choice of meat.
HUNGRY PERSON BREAKFAST: Two eggs any style, choice of meat, toast, hashbrowns, & grits.
EGGS BENEDICT: Canadian bacon, poached eggs, house hollandaise and hashbrown.

SPECIALS
FEIJOADA: Black bean stew with house made linguiça sausage, bacon, pork belly, & beef shank served with sauteed kale, farofa (toasted cassava flour), & steamed rice. $14.00 AVAILABLE VEGETARIAN: $10.50

VIRADO À PAULISTA: Pan seared pork chop, house made linguiça sausage, & torresmo(crispy pork belly) served with feijão carioca(brazilian style pinto beans), banana milanesa(breaded/fried plantain), sauteed kale, farofa(toasted cassava flour), & steamed rice topped with a sunny egg.  $15.00

COXINHA: ‘Little (chicken) thigh’ shaped chicken croquettes. $8.00

ENSALADA DE ESCAROLA COM TORRESMO: a salad of escarole, heart of palm, shallots & scallions topped with torresmo(crispy pork belly) served with a port wine vinaigrette. $10.00 AVAILABLE VEGETARIAN $8.00

PÃO DE QUEIJO: Cheese buns made from sour tapioca flour, parmesan, & provolone cheeses: $5.00

HOUSEMADE PASTRIES

DOCES BRASILEIROS: House made brigadeiro(chocolate) and beijinho(coconut) candies served with fruit and toasted cashew: $6

PAVÊ DE MARACUJÁ: A trifle of toasted pão de ló(portuguese sponge cake) and passionfruit mousse topped with passionfruit puree and toasted cashews. $7

FROM THE BAR

CAIPIRINHA: Muddled fresh lime, sugar, cachaça and soda: $8

Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM 


Kimski is closed Mondays

New Beats and Tropical Treats

Maria’s and Kimski presents . . .

Sat May 6 –  Sabado Gigante – DJs Tropicalazo & Tony “The Luck of Lucien” Medina



The Bright lights and slashing horns work in tandem with the Rolling Bass and the Drum Breaks. Record after record spins you into a dizzying frenzy-a trip if you would-into the coolest reaches of the galaxy.

Kimski Special – Beer braised short ribs, fried smash potato slaw with gremolita over sautéed greens

Sun May 7 & Mon May 8 – Bartender’s Choice



Maria’s expert mixologists mix up the tunes and cocktails

VITTLES: SUNDAY MAY 7: BRAZILIAN BRUNCH



HOUSE PLATES

FLAKEY BUTTERMILK BISCUITS & SAWMILL GRAVY: House made sausage-gravy, fresh baked biscuits, & two eggs any style.
CORNED BEEF HASH: Corned beef, red, potato, onion, bell pepper, scallion, & two eggs any style.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Full stack, pure maple syrup, & choice of meat.
HUNGRY PERSON BREAKFAST: Two eggs any style, choice of meat, toast, hashbrowns, & grits.
EGGS BENEDICT: Canadian bacon, poached eggs, house hollandaise and hashbrown.

SPECIALS

FEIJOADA: Black bean stew with house made linguiça sausage & beef shank served with sauteed collard greens, farofa(toasted cassava flour), & steamed rice. $12 Available vegeterian: $10
RABANADAS: Slices of french bread stuffed with banana and milk jam, coated in vanilla custard, fried and served with cinnnamon sugar, whipped cream and toasted cashew. $7

HOUSE MADE PASTRIES

Pão de queijo: Chewy cheese buns made with parmesan, minas cheese, and sour tapioca flour. $5

Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM 

Kimski is closed Mondays

Vittles: Polish Brunch & Packingtown Review Vol. 8 Launch at Kimski! This Sunday

Packingtown Review Vol. 8 Launch at Kimski! (Sunday 6-8 PM)

 
Come have some Korean-Polish poutine washed down with your favorite Marz brew while you take in killer poems and stories from Packingtown Review. Featured readers: Vol. 8 contributors Paul Smith and Evan Steuber. Special appearances: Vol. 7 contributors Maggie Queeney, Caroline Kenworthy, and Kim O’Neil.
 

POLISH BRUNCH – This Sunday Noon – 4 PM

HOUSE PLATES

FLAKEY BUTTERMILK BISCUITS & SAWMILL GRAVY: House made sausage-gravy, fresh baked biscuits, & two eggs any style.
CORNED BEEF HASH: Corned beef, red, potato, onion, bell pepper, scallion, & two eggs any style.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Full stack, pure maple syrup, & choice of meat.
HUNGRY PERSON BREAKFAST: Two eggs any style, choice of meat, toast, hashbrowns, & grits.
EGGS BENEDICT: Canadian bacon, poached eggs, house hollandaise and hashbrown.

SPECIALS

BIGOS: A hearty ‘hunter’s stew’ of sauerkraut, cabbage, apples, smoked pork ribs, house polish sausage, onions, mushrooms, prunes, & bacon served with rye bread, boiled/buttered potatoes and sałatka wiosenna(‘spring salad’ of peas, scallions, asparagus, radishes, & hard boiled egg). $12.50
GOŁĄBKI: Cabbage rolls filled with mushrooms and rice baked in a rich tomato sauce garnished with dill and farmers cheese served with rye bread, boiled/buttered potatoes and sałatka wiosenna(‘spring salad’ of peas, scallions, asparagus, radishes, & hard boiled egg). $10.50
ŻUR: Sour rye soup served with soft boiled egg, parsley, toasted breadcrumbs, and kasha(buckwheat groat) dumplings. $4.00

A LA CARTE OFFERINGS

EGGS, ANY STYLE
SIDE OF BREAKFAST MEAT: housemade sausage, bacon or canadian bacon.
SIDE OF BREAD: housemade white toast, flakey buttermilk biscuits, English muffin.
SHORT STACK OF PANCAKES: two silver dollar pancakes.
HASHBROWNS
GRITS: sweet or savory.
SEASONAL FRUIT: served with twaróg(Polish quark cheese) and crisp pierniczki(Polish gingerbread cookies).

HOUSE MADE PASTRIES

SERNIK: rich, sultana studded twaróg(Polish quark cheese) cheesecake baked atop a buttery short crust served with fresh berries. $5.50

Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM
 

Game Night Every Wednesday 7pm at Maria’s