Il Tartufo: Truffle Pop Up
Expect lots of Italian dishes with the treasured white truffle of Alba shaved on top. Get a big plate of short ribs for two, bottle of Barolo, and a “whole white truffle for the table” for a reasonable $225.
Through December 30
The baby Jesus (Christkind) welcomes you to his market, where you can enjoy mulled wine and other German holiday comestibles.
Through December 24
174 Years of Pilsner Urquell
Ever had a Pilsner Urquell, the way they have it in Pilsen, unpasteurized and unfiltered? Now’s your chance; it will be served at this anniversary celebration.
Pound & Ounce Pop-Up Dinner
(Hofherr Meat Company)
Six courses of tasty animal proteins in a butcher-to-table celebration of carnivorousness. BYOB. ($75)
Chicago Christmas Crawl
Buy tickets for discount food and drink, get hammered, go home with a stranger, happy holidays!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org