St. Alphonsus Oktoberfest
(Lincoln & Southport)
Last day of the festival, serving up handmade bratwurst and beer with bands playing German tunes. Free.
Logan Square Beer Festival
(Logan Square Auditorium)
‘Tis the season for beer. Lots of beer. And at this festival, there are fifty beers from twenty breweries. $29.99
Beer not your thing? You prefer something… stronger. Then this whisky tasting is for you. There’s a dress code: business casual, no denim, because… fancy. $150
Mexico in a Bottle
The biggest agave tasting in the U.S., led by Lou Bank, giving you a chance to try some spirits like mezcal but also some you’ve probably never seen before, at least in this city. $55-$65
Andersonville Dessert Crawl
(Andersonville Chamber of Commerce)
It’s simple. You get a passport, you buy some tickets, you walk around eating sweet stuff.
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