We’re living in a fearful place, with pandemics, nuclear war, the rise of fascism and so much more, so why not take a breather and trip to one of these Chicago food and drink events?
Lincoln Square AppleFest
Apple cider and apple stickers, apple pies and apple ties: it’s all about apples, and if you like apples, you want to be here.
A celebration of Black-owned and -operated restaurants in Chicago, with more to choose from every year.
Chicago Beer Fest
(The Field Museum)
3 Floyds, Half Acre, Revolution and sixty or so other breweries will pour their artfully crafted brews; get tickets in advance, as there are no sales at the door.
October 8, 7pm-11pm
Run for Beer
(Spiteful Brewing Tap Room)
Run? For beer? Come in costume and enjoy a free glass of Spiteful in a take-home collector’s pint glass, and get access to games, goodies and other giveaways.
October 23, 11am-2pm
Wrigleyville Halloween Crawl
(3506 North Clark)
A ticketed crawl for a younger set stumbles into Wrigleyville’s storied taverns, including Murphy’s Bleachers, Old Crow and HVAC; co-sponsored by White Claw.
October 29, 7pm-midnight
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: email@example.com