Filipino American History Month
Billy Dec of Sunda presents the dishes of his homeland throughout the month. Classic Filipino dishes include oxtail kare-kare, ginataang mussels and lechon kawali, the most delicious pork dish in the world.
All Month Long
Eat Your Words
(Chicago Cultural Center)
826Chi, the nonprofit dedicated to giving voice to Chicago’s youth, hosts a night of food from Chicago restaurants featuring a battle between chefs Lee Wolen (Boka, Somerset, Devereaux) and Jimmy Papadopoulos (Bellmore).
(1800 West Cuyler)
Dovetail Brewery and Begyle Brewing’s annual two-day festival of beer, food trucks and entertainment, benefitting The Friendship Center.
Fifth Annual New Belgium Brewing Pumpkin Carving Contest
Easy Bar provides the carving tools and the pumpkins. You provide the creativity to win prizes for Best, Most Creative and Ugliest Pumpkin.
Historic Halloween Mansion Tour
Scary puppets, mystical history tour, spooky stories and prime rib sliders with homemade chips.
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