Girl Scout Cookie and Beer Pairing
(Theater on the Lake)
Barley’s Angels, the almost exclusively female beer-enjoyment society, has Chef Cleetus Friedman creating one-bite wonders, made with Thin Mints and other tastes, paired with some beautiful brews. ($40)
Stimulus Social Club/Turning Point
Just $20 for food and drink, with all proceeds going to Turning Point, a local nonprofit dedicated to providing mental health support to low-income individuals throughout the Chicago area.
Good Food EXPO
This fair and symposium has been going strong for fourteen years, supporting small farmers and spreading the word about the best in local food, with Chicago chefs including Rick Bayless and Sarah Grueneberg.
(ENO Wine Room)
Learn about wine, impress your date, win friends and influence people (especially those under the influence).
Uncork the Archives
History, wine, live music. You couldn’t ask for more—or, if you did, it would be just greedy. ($48)
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