Slideshow: Scenes from Chicago's Halloween Harvest Ball

Jared Van Camp and his Sweetbread Bánh Mì
Jared Van Camp and his Sweetbread Bánh Mì
Lots of SNL references last night. Here's Nellcôte's Jared Van Camp channeling his inner John Belushi, while dishing out a sweetbread bánh mì.
Ryan Poli from Tavernita
Ryan Poli from Tavernita
The Tavernita chef looked downright holy bathed in the glorious glow of neon. (The event was held at the Ravenswood Event Center where neon signs used to be made.)
Sweet Potato and Chorizo Soup from Tavernita
Sweet Potato and Chorizo Soup from Tavernita
The creamy soup had a spicy kick from the chorizo and crunch from the pumpkin seeds.
Pretzel Cinnamon Roll from Trenchermen
Pretzel Cinnamon Roll from Trenchermen
Closeup of the sweet and salty cinnamon roll.
Andrew Zimmerman from Sepia
Andrew Zimmerman from Sepia
Perhaps it's the red neon sign, or just maybe the horns sticking out of his head, but Sepia's Andrew Zimmerman looks rather frightening here.
Pumpkin Custard from Sepia
Pumpkin Custard from Sepia
Luckily, Sepia's dish was beautiful.
Bread Pudding with Carmel Apples and Pecans from Frontera
Bread Pudding with Carmel Apples and Pecans from Frontera
This dessert from Frontera was much easier to eat than a whole caramel apple.
Hard Apple Cider with Rum in a Bag from Embeya
Hard Apple Cider with Rum in a Bag from Embeya
I have tried many Southeast Asian drinks out of bags like this, but never one filled with booze like this one fromEmbeya. It works.
Avec's Bag of Candy
Avec's Bag of Candy
Avec served these handy little brown paper bags filled with candies.