Grand Chefs Experience
(The Field Museum)
Thirty-five chefs, signature hors d’oeuvres, drinks and dinner and the world’s largest dinosaur; a benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Food, Booze, Tunes
Chef Cleetus Friedman interviews Louisa Chu (Chicago Tribune) and Monica Eng (WBEZ) about creative processes, favorite music and food; Friedman will also prepare a food and beverage pairing to sample.
Southport Wine and Chocolate Stroll
(Southport, Belmont to Irving Park Road)
Participating businesses along Southport provide wine, chocolate and special deals during this ticketed event designed to bring a joy during the most wretched month of the year.
Eighth Annual Cider Summit
(Navy Pier Aon Grand Ballroom)
A celebration of international ciders and the people who make them, fueled by nearly 200 ciders, cocktails and apple spirits.
(Rockwell on the River)
Much merrymaking, with food and cocktails courtesy of Eden, Cindy’s Rooftop and Labriola, among others, to generate awareness about breast cancer.
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