Baconfest Chicago is a fun-filled, walk-around tasting event featuring the most creative bacon dishes from the best chefs in Chicago. “On the festival floor, the hottest chefs from the finest local restaurants prepare and serve small plates starring bacon. The best mixologists and brewers quench thirst with refreshing bacon-based and bacon-inspired cocktails and brews. Luxury…

Tommy Nevin’s poured its first pint on September 13, 1990. The Irish-themed restaurant/pub was the brainchild of Steven Prescott, who named the restaurant/pub after his grandfather, Thomas Nevin. Thomas or “Tommy” as was affectionately known was a WWI hero and devoted father. Today they are best known as Evanston’s local pub, which also happens to…

TWO Restaurant, in the West Loop, hosted another collaborative chef dinner with these fine chefs: *Chef Lucian Prellwitz from Nedd Ludd – Portland, Oregon *Chef Zoe Schor from Ada St. – Chicago *Chef Cory Morris from Mercat A La Planxa – Chicago *Chef Tom Van Lente from TWO – Chicago Followed by a night of…

Chicago Gourmet ’14 Showcasing more than 150 of Chicago’s finest restaurants and chefs, as well as hundreds of renowned vintners, spirit makers, and premium breweries from around the world. Guests enjoy dozens of live cooking demonstrations, expert seminars, gourmet tastings, and book signings by internationally renowned chefs, master sommeliers, and winemakers. An exclusive Grand Cru…

Event | Paella Cook Off Chicago Gourmet has partnered with award-winning, celebrity Chef Jose Garces of Mercat a la Planxa to present the inaugural cook-off. The Most Valuable Paella (MVP) will be determined by an esteemed panel of judges, while attendees will be able to cast their vote for “The People’s Paella” winner. The Judges…