(The SafeHouse Chicago)
Princess Etch hosts a workshop called Sketch at this spy-themed bar, and a good amount of nostalgia and drink will be involved.
Taste of Lettuce River North
Chefs from Big Bowl, Shaw’s and Beatrix sidle up with chefs at Wildfire for a one-night-only four-course feast that puts the best dishes from all four restaurants on your table.
The annual extravaganza of excess, featuring the best efforts of chefs all over Chicago, and this year featuring Newcity’s David Hammond emceeing a demo with a well-known chef.
(Downtown Long Grove)
You like apples? At Apple Fest, you can get fresh apple cider, apple donuts, spiced apple lattes, candy-covered apples, apple wine, apples, apples, apples.
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