Chicago Food Truck Fest
Around a dozen food trucks and some of the Midwest’s finest mobile chefs will serve their gourmet-food-to-go outdoors, paired with sangria and margaritas.
Chicago Wine Fest, Fall Edition
(Lincoln Park Zoo)
All -day, all-night vino adventure, with tastings of premium wines, live entertainment and animals, lots of animals.
A Recipe for Disaster
Rick Bayless conceives an immersive theater experience about a “well-known restaurant” that goes through a series of disasters; to buoy your experiences, there will be six bite-sized tasting and three cocktail or wine samplings.
(Opens October 6)
Chicago Beer Fest
(The Field Museum)
Over sixty-five breweries will offer tastes of their top brews to sip while you peruse a T. Rex named Sue and other natural wonders.
Haunted Halloween Night Bar Crawl
If you go to the trouble of dressing up for Halloween, you want to show off your costume, and you can do that while walking from one watering hole to another while enjoying cocktail specials, DJs and lots of IG opportunities.
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