Thanksgiving Cooking Class
(Restaurant Michael, Winnetka)
Learn from a master how to master Thanksgiving dinner. $100
Fifty chefs make mountains of deliciousness, paired with oceans of wine: gorge yourself for charity.
Taste of Ravenswood
(Ravenswood Event Center)
Malt Row and neighborhood chefs, from places like Band of Bohemia and Kitsune, create one-night-only pairings. $70
Passport to France
(Union League Club)
The French really know how to eat and drink; join them for an evening of Gallic gourmandizing.
Quaint wooden stands with real-live Germans selling beer and sausage and other foods with universal appeal.
(Opens November 17)
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