My favorite item on Pintxo's delightful menu is the quail eggs on toast. The egg is served sunny-side up on a toasted slice of bread that's crisp on the edges and sprinkled with slices of serrano ham and chorizo (how I love chorizo). And the quail egg—its smallness, its precious yolk—makes me feel like a king. The regular big and dumb chicken egg is for the hoi polloi. The quail egg is only for us, the royalty in robes—the king and queen, the prince and princess. Yum. (Pintxo, 2207 Second Ave, 441-4042, 4 pm–midnight)

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Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer: Jan 13-Feb 14 at Bagley Wright Theatre
Part theater, part revival, and all power, this one-woman show will have your head nodding and hands clapping!