Chicago Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond


Thursday, December 6th

FĂȘte, Food and Design Market
December 6th, 6 to 10 p.m. Check out 30 local food and design vendors with unique, gift-able items. A portion of proceeds go to Fresh Moves, a charity combatting food deserts. $5 at the door or pay in advance. here 1520 West Fulton Street, Room 1520; event website

Friday, December 7th

Oskar Blues Cask Tapping
December 7th, 7 p.m. SmallBar Division is bringing in the holidays with a cask tapping. Various stouts will be available for taste comparisons. Chef Justin White has made a Shepard's pie with Oskar Blues Ten FIDY Stout gravy for the event. No cover charge. Beer available for purchase. 2049 W. Division St.; event website

Sunday, December 9th

Sunday Sandwich at Great Lake
December 9th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Great Lake is selling roasted and pulled Gunthorp Farm Pork Shoulder in homemade barbecue sauce on freshly baked buns. In addition, salad and cookies will be featured. There will not be pizza, however. 1477 W Balmoral Ave

Beyond the Weekend

Sprout's December Sunday Dinner
December 16th, 6 p.m. The dinner's theme will be "charity," with a portion of proceeds going to The National Down Syndrome Society. Dinner will feature a take on seasonal classics, such as duck, lobster, and venison. There will be hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and a four course meal. Call 773-348-0706 for reservations. $65. 1417 W. Fulton; event website