The Trotter Project/Kitchen Sessions Video Series
Watch and learn how to cook (or refine your stove-side technique) with local chefs like Ina Pinkney (Ina’s Place) and Craig Harzewski (Brindille), as well as out-of-towners like Thomas Keller (The French Laundry).
Tip Your Bartender
Every day at 4pm, bartenders from across the country, including Alicia Arredondo (Lost Lake), offer drink recipes and mixology tips—then you can tip via Venmo, to relive the old days.
James Beard Foundation Webinars
The James Beard Foundation supports programs to help you use your time well during the plague months in seminars that will help you come back stronger than ever.
WEVO Wine Seminars
Live online tastings begin when you buy some wine, then pick a date and time and get a link to a personalized wine tasting with experts like local Liz Barrett, who, word has it, is lots of fun.
Virtual Boozy Brunch with Belinda
Belinda Chang and Chicago mixologists and chefs like Julia Momose (Kumiko and Kikko) and Sarah Grueneberg (Monteverde) created a series of virtual cocktailing and cooking shows to keep you well-fed.
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