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9.8.18

A Girl & Her Food's Weekly Chicago Food Events





ALL MONTH LONG:
Chicago Tribune Food Bowl Aug. 8-24



Friday, 8/10 Opening of PRETTY COOL ICE CREAM


Friday, 8/10 Opening of Funkenhausen


Sunday, 8/12 3-6 pm  
PART OF CHICAGO TRIBUNE FOOD BOWL: Ice Queens

Join Bad Hunter's Pastry Chef, Emily Spurlin, as she hosts industry friends for an afternoon of frosty treats and a candid discussion on inclusivity and diversity in the hospitality industry!
Tickets include:
·       Welcome Boozy Floats by Bad Hunter
·       Panel discussion with local pastry chefs and mixologists on nurturing inclusivity in the hospitality industry and how we can continue to celebrate and promote gender, sexual, and ethnic diversity throughout our communities
·       Dessert and cocktail tastings from The Publican, Lost Lake, Mindy's HotChocolate Bakery, Ace Hotel, Bar Biscay, The Whistler, The Drifter, Loba Pastry + Coffee, X, and more!
Proceeds from all ticket sales will go to Common Threads (www.commonthreads.org).
The Herbarium at Bad Hunter's entrance is located at 150 N. Halsted Street. Doors open at 2:30pm. Panel seating is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis.



Sunday, 8/12 4PM 
PART OF CHICAGO TRIBUNE FOOD BOWL: BARBEQUE & BREAKS NIGHT @DOVES LUNCHEONETTE

Take your taste buds on a trip down south with a Barbecue & Blues Night at Dove's Luncheonette. Launched earlier this summer, each event focuses on the regional grilling and marinades of the American South, from Texas to Kansas City. At the second installment taking place on August 12, expect a hearty, country feast prepared by Chef de Cuisine Tom Carlin, paired with expertly mixed agave cocktails and specially-selected records, all inspired by a particular region of the United States.


8/12 Somerset Fried Chicken & Champagne Dinner

On August 12th, join chefs Bill Kim (bellyQ), Joe Frillman (Daisies), Paul Fehribach (Big Jones), and Lee Wolen (Somerset) for an evening of fried chicken and Champagne. Each chef will prepare their version of fried chicken served with sides. Desserts will be provided by pastry chef Meg Galus. Ticket price also includes a complimentary glass of Perrier-Jouet.

All proceeds from the evening will benefit No Kid Hungry, a national campaign run by Share Our Strength working to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world.
Prepaid reservation for parties of 1-6
$55 per person
For tickets and info: www.exploretock.com/somersetchicago



 Monday, August 13, 2018 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Great Chefs Event for Alexs Lemonade Stand

2018 CHEFS

Nyesha Arrington (LA) - Native
Jimmy Bannos (Chicago) - Heaven on Seven
Jamie Bissonnette (Boston + NYC) - Coppa, Toro, Little Donkey
Justin Carlisle (Milwaukee) - Ardent
Erika Chan, Nicole Giuni, Leigh Omilinsky, and Natalie Saben (Chicago) - The Publican, Blackbird, Nico Osteria, Pacific Standard Time
Andrew Curren (Austin) - Italic, Irene's, 24 Diner, Cookbook, Fareground
Ian Davis (Chicago) - Band of Bohemia
Ryan DeNicola (LA) - chi SPACCA
Carolina Diaz (Chicago) - Terzo Piano
Joe Flamm (Chicago) - Spiaggia
Ray Garcia (LA) - Broken Spanish and BS Taqueria
Joe Giacomino and John Vermiglio (Detroit) - Grey Ghost Detroit
Jason Hammel (Chicago) - Lula Cafe
Cedric Harden and John Hogan (Chicago) - River Roast
Ross Henke (Chicago) - Quiote
Stephanie Izard (Chicago) - Girl and the Goat
Bill Kim (Chicago) - bellyQ
Rob Levitt (Chicago)
The Butcher & Larder
Donald Link (New Orleans)
Herbsaint, Cochon, Peche
Matthias Merges and Jared Wentworth (Chicago) - Mordecai
Sarah Mispagel (Chicago)
Sepia, Proxi
Matt Molina (LA)
Hippo Restaurant
Bill Montagne (Chicago) - Nico Osteria
Anna and David Posey (Chicago) - Elske
Joey Schwab (Chicago) - Spiaggia
Amanda Shepard (Chicago)
Lula Café 
AJ Walker (Chicago) - Publican Anker
Julie Warpinski (Chicago) - Big Star
Andrew Zimmerman (Chicago) - Sepia, Proxi
For tickets and info: https://www.alexslemonade.org/civicrm/event/register?reset=1&id=235



Monday, August 14th El Che Bar 1/2 bottles of Wine! 
www.elchebarchicago.com 


Monday, August 14th 6pm 
PART OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE FOOD BOWL: Daisies Off The Hook Fish and Floats

Daisies will be hosting an "Off the Hook" Fish n Floats stand out of the restaurant's front window on Monday, August 13 at 6pm until sold out. The take-out only "stand" will feature Daisies' house-made Root Beer Float that showcases the restaurant's unique fermentation program. The Root Beer Float will consist of naturally fermented and carbonated root beer with Daisies specially made Butter Pecan Ice Cream. The stand" will also feature Joes famous Fried Fish Sandwiches with fresh whitefish from Lake Superior, along with delightful small bites. These on-the-go, fun offerings can be enjoyed at the beautiful Logan Square Park, which is only a few steps away!


Tuesday, 8/14 PQM Burger Night
Every Tuesday, May 8th through October, Publican Quality Meats hosts Burger Night. The weekly series takes place Tuesday nights from 5:30pm to 9:00pm, and features two dueling burgers plus copious bourbon and beer. The menu features the PQM burger which stays on the menu from week to week, and a rotating special burger (or two)

Spinning J vs. Best Intentions


For lineup, http://www.publicanqualitymeats.com/burger-night/


Tuesday, August 14th  $44 preset menu @ELCHEBARCHICAGO


Wednesday, August 15 6-9pm Burrito Battle @QuioteChicago

ELSKE VS Pizzeria BEBU $22
I think ELSKE will make a killer burrito!



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