Taste of Mexico
(26th and California)
The Midwest’s largest Mexican-American community offers twenty restaurants, craft merchants and artisans showing their best.
May 31-June 2
Edible Plant Tour
(Lincoln Park Conservatory)
Edible banana flowers, coffee bean cherries, and lots of other stuff you’d never think to eat.
Ravenswood on Tap
(Ravenswood, between Berteau and Belle Plaine)
Beer and spirits from local producers along Malt Row; music from Pixel Grip, White Mystery and others. Of course, there will be axe-throwing.
($5 donation; cash for food and drink)
Sushi Rolling Class
Personalized instruction in rolling fish and rice from an award-winning team. ($45/person)
Unplugged and Uncorked
Winemaker Fred Scherrer and master sommelier Michael Jordan play acoustic pairings to a wine tasting. ($35/person)
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