Chicago Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond
Thursday, January 24
Publican Launch Dinner
January 24, Tasting 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Dinner 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
To celebrate its new brew, Hundred Horse, the Publican will be hosting a four course dinner with Alla Spina, which collaborated on the drink. The dinner will feature clams, smoked lamb, pork loin with seafood fritto misso, among many other dishes, all paired with beer. Make your reservation by phone, 312-733-9555. $65. 837 West Fulton Market; event website
Monday, January 28
DMK Burger Bar Beer and Charity Dinner
January 28, 9 p.m.
Oskar Blues will be donating beers for a recycling fundraiser. Four local brews will be paired with a four course dinner. 2954 North Sheffield Ave; event website
Trenchermen Cook on The Dinner Party
January 28, 6:30 p.m.
Watch Michael and Patrick Sheerin of Trenchermen appear on The Dinner Party, a monthly show at Mayne Stage. The brothers will whip up a batch of milk braised pork shoulder with brown buter spaghetti squash, pecorino cheese, and romaine. Plus, the audience gets a sampling of the food. Other guests for the show include Kelly Hogan, Howard Tullman, and Jackie Taylor. $30. Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse Ave; event website
Tuesday, January 29
Wicker Park Dishcrawl
January 29, 7 p.m.
A food tour through Wicker Park featuring 4 great local restaurants. Along the way you'll get to meet the chefs as you sample their food. This will be the last one in Wicker Park for a while, so go now while you can. $45. event website