Two noteworthy events demand your attention—especially if you're totes looking for unique holiday gifts:
The How's Your Drink: Cocktails, Culture and the Art of Drinking Well booksigning party happens tonight at Le Passage/The Drawing Room (937 N. Rush St., 312-255-0022), with an appearance by author Eric Felten, whose Wall Street Journal column covers the craze over cocktails. You'll find 50 extensively researched (yeah, I bet!) and time-tested recipes that's certain to thrill the cocktail connoisseur. Event happens tonight 5-7pm with drinks featured from the book at a special price.
And tomorrow get to the 900 Shops (900 N. Michigan Ave.) for the mall's annual holiday party featuring all sorts of deals from many of the boutiques and specialty shops. You'll also get complimentary cocktails and tasty lil' bites from Frankie's Fifth Floor Pizzeria, King Cafe, Blue Water Grill, Rockit Bar & Grill, The Drawing Room, Lux Bar and American Dog. It occurs 5:30-8:30pm, so RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by this evening (Dec. 5).