September—the last gasp of summer—is a fine time for food and drink events. Before winter befalls us, the next pandemic, or some other damn thing, let’s all make the heroic effort to eat, drink and be merry.
Taste of Polonia
The largest Polish festival in the United States is back with pierogis, beer, sausage, pastries and lots of folk songs and dancing for its fortieth outing.
Second Annual Culinary Bazaar
Les Dames d’Escoffier hosts a one-day sale of “treasures from private collections of some of Chicago’s most influential foodies, chefs and restaurant/hotel kitchens.” Upgrade your kitchen game.
Fourth Annual WINE RIVAL
WINE RIVAL brings together sommeliers and wine aficionados for a blind-tasting tournament in which sixty-four experts go head-to-head for a $10,000 prize. There will be wine.
One of the nation’s premier dining and drinking events, Chicago Gourmet returns to Chicago bigger and tastier than ever.
Taste of Fulton Market
(952 West Fulton)
Rose Mary, Publican, Chikatana and other Fulton Market favorites will celebrate at this very special taste in one of Chicago’s hottest dining zones.
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