Archive for 'Foodie Fun'

175 Days to Love Chicago: Taste of Randolph Street

Sample small plates from some of the West Loop’s most popular restaurants at Taste of Randolph Street, June 15-17, our foodie-centric 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, June 16!

175 Days to Love Chicago: Ribfest Chicago

If you’re into slow-cooked, quickly eaten and downright messy meats, you’re gonna love Ribfest Chicago. This weekend-long, Northcenter fest kicks off Friday, June 8, with RIBMANIA!, the only professional rib-eating contest in the Midwest, and two stages of live indie music. If you show up hungry, you’re bound to leave happy from this 175 Days [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Alsace, France Wine Dinner

Take your taste buds on an international adventure at The Dining Room Wine Dinner Series at Kendall College. This one-night-only menu pairing wines from Alsace, France, with scrumptious seasonal courses is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, June 7.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Bobby’s Bike Hike presents their Bikes, Bites, & Brews Tour

Hop on a bike and explore a variety of Chicago neighborhoods, then sample some Chicago culinary classics as Bobby’s Bike Hike presents their Bikes, Bites and Brews Tour, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, June 6!

175 Days to Love Chicago: Daley Plaza Farmers Market Kick-off

Dig into fresh, fragrant and locally produced delights at the first Daley Plaza Farmers Market of the season, our naturally delicious 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, May 24.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Cocktails at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Sip in style at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower as they toast Chicago’s neighborhoods with culinary cocktail creations inspired by Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and more. It’s our spirited and delicious 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, May 13.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Green City Market

Photo by Laura Watkins, Courtesy Green City Market. Experience the farmers market that Alice Waters dubbed “the best sustainable market in the country.” Taste seasonal produce and watch engaging cooking demonstrations by Chicago’s top chefs at Green City Market, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, May 9!

The Art of Crafting a Great Cocktail in Chicago

Mixology is about the craft, and sometimes even the sheer science, behind the ingredients, the presentation, and above all, taste of a great beverage. In Chicago, it’s not hard to find restaurants and bars that prize cocktails mixed to please their patron’s palates.

175 Days to Love Chicago: National Caramel Popcorn Day

Did you know that Friday, April 6  is a national food holiday? Lucky for us all, it is! Come out and celebrate National Caramel Popcorn Day by enjoying Garrett Popcorn’s one and only CaramelCrisp® as they treat you to a FREE sample from 11 am–2 pm. It’s our sweetest 175 Days to Love Chicago pick [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Gardens in Paradise at Macy’s on State Street

Escape to Brazil at Macy’s on State Street’s Flower Show! The show, which runs through April 7, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, April 2!