After-work wellness reception, with a Fuel Flow class combining yoga and Pilates, healthy bites from David Burke’s Primehouse and beverages from Real Good Juice Co. 6:30pm-8pm. Free.
Tour of France Wine Dinner
Six courses, including foie gras, halibut, duck breast and cheese, with wine and a lively talk by Michael Corso ($85)
National Restaurant Association Show
The annual blow-out extravaganza for cooks, chefs and restaurateurs laying out all the hardware and software that bring food and drink to diners.
A gathering of professional and home-based cocktailians bellying up for two days of seminars and, one must suppose, sips. ($125)
National Brisket Day
At Tallboy Taco, inside Nacional 27, there’s brisket in enchiladas and empanadas, paired with many Latin-inspired libations.
Dining and Drinking Editor for Newcity, David also writes a weekly food column for Wednesday Journal in Oak Park and is a frequent contributor of food/drink and travel pieces to the Chicago Tribune, Plate Magazine and other publications. David has also contributed chapters to several books, including Street Food Around the World, Street Food, and The Chicago Food Encyclopedia. Contact: email@example.com