Bits: January 31

Chicago French Market News

Demera Ethiopian has joined the line-up at the Chicago French Market on Clinton Street.

On Saturday, February 9 at 11 am, the Vanille venue in the Chicago French Market is doing Story Time, complete with Cake Pop Bouquets. The event is $25 per child, in addition to 15% off any additional purchases at Vanille.

The Chicago French Market (a Bensidoun Market), 131 N. Clinton Street, 312.575.o3o6


The Langham Chicago

Attention Future Brides and Grooms: Check out the ultimate unforgettable wedding package at The Langham Chicago. Priced at $500,000 (“unforgettable” doesn’t come cheap), the package includes everything from the wedding gown (Ultimate Bride) to the ceremony, reception, invitations, post-wedding brunch, and a long list of additional amenities. Perhaps best of all, the Langham plans everything from start to finish. All the happy couple and their 200 guests have to do is show up and enjoy.

For additional information and booking, contact Davina Arceneaux, Senior Catering Manager at The package is available for bookings through 2019.

The Langham, Chicago, 300 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Smith & Wollensky Chicago

Smith & Wollensky’s annual Steak & Whiskey Event begins on February 12 and continues through St. Patrick’s Day. During the event, the restaurant is offering both  signature IrishAmerican Whiskey- inspired cocktails ($16 each) and a flight($18 for two one-ounce flights) featuring  IrishAmerican Classic and IrishAmerican 10 Year.

whiskey aged steak at Smith & Wollensky

whiskey aged steak at Smith & Wollensky

The main course showcases the restaurant’s best selling cut, the Double R Ranch USDA Prime Bone-in New York Cut Sirloin. For the event, a limited number of dry-aged steaks will be wrapped in IrishAmerican Whiskey-soaked cheesecloth and aged for 30 days. Guests are encouraged to reserve their steaks either online or by phone.

Smith & Wollensky-Chicago, 318 N. State Street, 312.670.9900


Fire Dept. Coffee

Luke Schneider, a Navy vet turned firefighter paramedic, and Mark Williams, a combat vet turned firefighter, are combining forces to launch Fire Dept. Coffee. Traditional coffees (original, bold dark, donut shop, decaffeinated) are available, along with spirit-infused blends in flavors like bourbon, whiskey, rum and tequila.  Military and first responders  receive 15% off every order.

For additional information, contact Veteran PR at 8143 44th Court in Lyons, IL 60534








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