We need to forage as much as possible before winter comes, so get your fill and more at these two delicious food events.
Sept. 22, 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
2464 N. Lincoln Ave.
Admission: Tickets $40
If you ever wanted to get out the Loop and explore Lincoln Park a little more then Lincoln Park Uncorked is the perfect opportunity. Enjoy wine and delicious bites from some of the area’s great restaurants including Café-Ba-Ba-Reeba, Geja’s Cafe, The J. Parker, and Mon Ami Gabi. Bite, sip, and stroll through 14 Lincoln Park businesses like Baird & Warner, Best Vacuum, Bodega Ramos, Burnt City Brewing, Lincoln Station, and others.
Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St.
Admission: Tickets from $185
There is not enough time and often enough money to visit all the top-notch restaurants in Chicago, but this weekend Chicago Gourmet has you covered. Rick Bayless, Stephanie Izard, Jose Garces, Richard Sandoval, Jeff Mauro, Abe Conlon, and other Chicago chefs will be joined by talented chefs from around the world to prepare delicious bites, compete, and do live demonstrations at Millennium Park. Learn about octopus from Garces and Sandoval, catch the city’s best compete for the best burger, learn the tao of tacos, enhance your wine knowledge at the Grand Cru, and much more at this food mecca.