Cocoa Crawlers sip complimentary hot cocoa specialties inside shops and restaurants—this year with heated Cocoa Huts to provide the safe and easy serving and enjoyment of hot-chocolatey beverages.
Ball Out & Brunch
(3001 West Madison)
Not exactly sure what this is, but there will be complimentary chow and bottomless mimosas for “a sophisticated and mature crowd that is dedicated to a good time.” We’re in!
Cocktails for Canines
(NOLA Bar and Kitchen)
No, this is not an opportunity to get hammered with your hound; it’s a gathering to enjoy drinks while contributing to the support of dogs who need foster care or homes.
Kid’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Class with Bittersweet
(Time Out Market)
Cookies will be baked and ready for children to decorate with royal icing and four types of sprinkles.
Chicago Wine Fest
(Moe’s Cantina River North)
Thirty-five wines from around the world, four hours, and for the price of admission, you get $10 in Bitcoin; it’s all happening in River North.
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