Chicago Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond
Friday (May, 25)
Maison Opens Tomorrow
Friday, May 25
Maison, the latest project from the Custom House Hospitality Group, opens tomorrow in Lakeshore East. The 140-seat restaurant will feature a brasserie-style dinner menu from executive chef Perry Hendrix (click here to check out the menu). A lunch and brunch menu, along with an outdoor patio, will follow in mid-July. 333 E. Benton Place, Chicago, IL; event website
Saturday (May, 26)
Table Fifty-Two Sweets Stand
Saturdays, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Every Saturday during the summer, Table Fifty-Two's Sweets Stand will be open, where you'll be able to taste pastry chef Geo Salas's rotating selection of doughnuts. The stand is available just around the corner from the Division Street Farmers' Market. 52 West Elm, Chicago, IL; event website
Red Door Rolls Out Brunch Program on Patio
Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ever since Red Door opened earlier this month, we've been waiting to see what it would do with the massive patio that was leftover from the previous restaurant. This Saturday chef Troy Graves is launching a brand new brunch program, where guests will be able to order from the new menu while sitting on the stunning shaded patio. 2118 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL; event website
Monday (May, 27)
Heritage Pig Roast at The Southern
Monday, May 27th at 3 p.m.
The Southern in Bucktown will be roasting a whole heritage bred pig ("with a big fat cap") to celebrate Memorial Day. Sides are included, and $6 Tempelton Rye cocktail will also be available. $14 1840 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL; event website
Beyond the Weekend
Meet the Market at The Bedford
Thursday, May 31, 6 to 8 p.m.
The Bedford will host the latest Green City Market Junior Board's Meet the Market event for farmers behind Seedling Fruit. Chef Mark Steuer will be dishing out complimentary appetizers featuring the farm's produce, while cocktails, also featuring the farm's fruit, will be available for $8. Evanston's own FEW Spirits will be the featured sponsor for the evening. 1612 W Division St, Chicago, IL; event website