Fourth Annual Derby Day Party
Watch the races, become educated (righhht) in bourbon 101 classes, eat and drink, wear cool hats, pretend you’re in Louisville.
Mother’s Day Tea with La Grande Dame
Toss back another flute as your mom chats it up with the spirit of the Widow Clicquot.
Food Truck Social
(Lincoln Park Zoo)
Prowl the curb to find a food you want to tear into, offered by Pierogi Wagon, The Tamale Spaceship and other mobile food wagons. Also, watch animals.
Brunch, Bubbles & Baubles
(PR Italian Bistro)
A trunk show of jewelry and bottomless mimosas for Mother’s Day, because nothing says “I love you mom” like getting hammered with your progenitor.
National Restaurant Association, Hotel-Motel Show
The largest annual gathering of food-service professionals in the United States. Also, free hot dogs!
Author: David Hammond
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