Chicago Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond
Friday, December 6
Tasting Table Open Market
Friday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Prepare yourself for a two day food fair, which will feature over 50 of Chicago's best chefs, including chefs from Blackbird, La Sirena Clandestina, Longman & Eagle, Nellcote, and many more. It will be located on the the third floor of Block 37. Friday night is all about street food, while Saturday afternoon will feature food producers and artisans working with chefs. Advance tickets are $5 and $30 for VIP; day-of tickets are $8 for general admission and $35 for VIP. Block 37, 37 N State St; event website
The Interview Show No. 61
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Along with the chance to listen to local fashion icon and Rookie editor, Tavi Gevinson, this week's program also features an interview with Tony Magee, the founder of Lagunitas Brewing. The Hideout, 1354 West Wabansia; event website
Saturday, December 7
Growing Power's Youth Corps Holiday Open House
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Growing Power is hosing a holiday open house, with many activities led by teens involved in the organization's Youth Corps. Activities include tours of the farm, food demos, and a holiday market. 3333 S. Iron Street; event website
Sunday, December 8
10 a.m. to 4 p.m
The theme of this week's Dose Market is "every gift," which just might be true if you're looking to buy goods from local food makers, including Femme du Coupe, Begyle Brewing, and Big Fork Bacon Sausage. $5. 1st Ward at Chop Shop, 2033 W North Ave; event website