Posts in category "Foodie events"

Valentines Day 2015: Events With Heart

Valentines Day 2015: Events With Heart
Pretty much everyone, everywhere is having Valentine specials. With Valentines day arriving on the heels of Chicago Restaurant Week (January 30 through February 12) you shouldn’t have to break the bank to show your love. Show Me Chicago is rolling out our Valentine 2015 menu which includes some sweet ideas for restaurants, overnights, massages and... Read more »

Italian Food and Wine Festival at Eataly Chicago: Says BENVENUTO to Everything Italian

Italian Food and Wine Festival at Eataly Chicago: Says BENVENUTO to Everything Italian
The inaugural Italian Food & Wine Festival at Eataly Chicago brings together internationally acclaimed Italian chefs and wineries along with some of Chicago’s biggest culinary stars for a celebration of everything Italian. Presented by the Milan-based Identitá Golose and Merano WineFestival, the 3-day event from Tuesday, October 14th till Thursday, October 16th, will offer Chicago foodies... Read more »

Fall Festivals Chicago 2014

Fall Festivals Chicago 2014
There’s a certain chill in the air, the sky is bright and the leaves are a riot of color. It’s fall in Chicago—a favorite time for many. Here is a list of some of the top outdoor events for fall (Halloween events will be in an upcoming post). Click here for special Halloween happenings. September... Read more »
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Chicago Gourmet 2014: Insider Tips for Scoring the Best of the Fest

Chicago Gourmet 2014: Insider Tips for Scoring the Best of the Fest
Chicago Gourmet 2014 returns to Millennium Park this weekend. This is year seven for the event that’s become a must attend for passionate foodies, wine lovers and folks that just want to have fun.  The hot ticket event is always a sellout in spite of the pricy entrance fee. Many attendees return every year and... Read more »

Food Network Star Ingrid Hoffmann On: Keeping Fit Without Dieting

Food Network Star Ingrid Hoffmann On: Keeping Fit Without Dieting
Food Network star Ingrid Hoffmann was in Chicago Saturday for the hot, hot, hot 1st Annual Food Network in Concert at Ravinia–a day and night celebration of food and music. The red hot event featured the enticing combo of the “rock stars” of food and music in concert on multiple music stages, cooking demos, wine... Read more »

Mac and Cheese Festival 2014: 50 Chicago Chefs Compete for the Golden Noodle

Mac and Cheese Festival 2014: 50 Chicago Chefs Compete for the Golden Noodle
The first annual Mac and Cheese Festival will pit some of Chicago’s top chefs and restaurants against each other to see who can walk away with “The Golden Noodle.”  The October 4th event, at the UIC Forum, features all you can swallow from the participating restaurants plus five drink tickets for craft beer, wine and... Read more »
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Food Network in Concert at Ravinia: Eat, Drink and Rock

Food Network in Concert at Ravinia: Eat, Drink and Rock
The first-ever Food Network in Concert comes to Ravinia Festival for a full day of eating, drinking and rocking with more than 50 of the country’s top chefs plus headline performers including seven-time Grammy winner John Mayer on Saturday, September 20th. The pairing of food, wine and music make this early fall festival the perfect... Read more »

Shake Shack Getting Ready to Shake Up Chicago

Shake Shack Getting Ready to Shake Up Chicago
JUST ANNOUNCED: Shake Shake announced today that the opening date for its first Chicago location at 66 E. Ohio–will be Tuesday, November 4. What took Shake Shack so long to discover Chicago—the comfort food capital of the world?  It’s somewhat of a puzzle but, no worries, the Windy City is gearing up for a bigtime... Read more »

Chicago's Best Summer Food Festivals

Chicago's Best Summer Food Festivals
It’s summertime in Chicago and the eating is easy with the city’s jam-packed calendar of food festivals from now until the snow flies–or you know what freezes over (that would be Chicago). Explore the real Chicago through its stomach at the free admission Taste of Chicago, the many ethnic neighborhood festivals or the brand new... Read more »
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SONIC Drive-In Booms into Chicago's Fast Food Lanes with First Chicago Location

SONIC Drive-In Booms into Chicago's Fast Food Lanes with First Chicago Location
SONIC®, who’s bills itself as “America’s Drive-In®,” will be opening its first Chicago location on Tuesday, May 6th, at an official ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. in its new uptown home at 1022 W. Wilson Avenue. With May celebrating “National Burger Month,” the burger wars in Chicago will be hotter than ever with the... Read more »
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