(UIC Dorin Forum)
Hundreds of chefs, tons of bacon and creative tastes that will blow your pork-loving palate.
Taste of Iceland
(Elske and other locations)
A celebration of Icelandic culinary and cultural tradition, with a pop-up menu at Elske, a cocktail class at LH on 21, plus films, music and other matters Icelandic.
Liquid Education on Thirsty Thursdays: Sours
It started when bar manager Archie Powell opined that a “good way to commit cocktail recipes to memory is to recognize the basic builds of the classics and then see how they’re repeated throughout other recipes in the cocktail lexicon.” It ends on April 11, with a last class devoted to the gimlet, daiquiris and pisco.
Threat Level Midnight Party
All the well cocktails, wine and beer you can drink. Come dressed as your favorite character from “The Office.”
Mexico in a Bottle
(Logan Square Auditorium)
The landmark annual event that introduced many Chicagoans to agave distillates and other south-of-the-border spirits, including Mexican rum and whiskey, revealing the rich liquid heritage of our neighbor to the south.
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