The Fate of Food
(Currency Exchange Café)
A meet-up in Theaster Gates’ reconcepted and redesigned space, focusing on Amanda Little’s book about what we’ll all be eating in a bigger, hotter, and (we hope) smarter world.
Wicker Park’s Farmer’s Market moves indoors with ten to fifteen vendors of vegetables, meat and other comestibles, with a full cash bar.
January 4, February 1
Pasta Cooking Series
Executive chef Patrick Russ leads amateur pasta makers through creating, rolling and presenting three different pastas. Then eat Chef’s pasta and take home noodles you made.
First Bites Bash
Kicking off Restaurant Week, the thirteenth annual First Bites Bash is hosted by Thai and Danielle Dang of HaiSous and features celebrated Chicago chefs sharing their best bites.
Annual d’Vine Affair
(Union League Club)
The nineteenth annual get-together of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will witness much pouring of wine, quaffing of craft beer and noshing of gourmet hors d’oeuvres.
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