Category: La Cuisine

9/19- Diner En Blanc: Chicago’s Secret Alfresco Dining Party

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6th September

This elegant dinner soiree celebrates it’s 25th Anniversary this year as hundreds and even thousands gather at secret locations in Chicago, Paris, Rome, and all over the world. The concept is different as it is pretty much BYO-everything, but it promises to be a unique experience to share with friends!

The event starts at 6:30 p.m. when participants walk downtown from official meeting points that they select when they register. The cost is $35 per person and there are tables of two (bring your own table, white cloth, and dinner) and travel together to a secret premiere location and meet hundreds of other Chicagoans elegantly dressed in white. If you pay an extra $5 you will be a member and get the first notice about the 2014 Diner En Blanc. Check their Facebook and Pinterest pages for amazing “white” recipe ideas.

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NOSH Weekly Food Fest in Wicker Park on Saturdays

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7th August

From late June to autumn’s arrival, The NOSH will showcase small-batch, artisan foods prepared and served onsite or prepackaged in the region by Chicago-area food entrepreneurs. An all star and rising star roster of the region’s top food minds, from chefs to artisans, butchers to bakers, makes The NOSH a bona fide culinary wonderland. An equally selective catalog of merchandise for cooking and serving will also be available for market-goers. We give sustainable and socially positive production practices a prized place at our table. Bring your appetites to The NOSH at Wicker Park for new food and a new outdoor market experience. (from the NOSH website)


Nosh in Wicker Park: More than 30 vendors


11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and every Saturday through October.

A.N. Pritzker School, 2009 W. Schiller St.

Come Celebrate with Bon Macaron Chicago!

15th June

Bon Macaron Chicago at Bow Truss Coffee – 6/20

Thursday, June 20th 

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Bon Macaron Chicago Pop-Up

@ Bow Truss Coffee River North
406 N Wells St
(Kinzie / Hubbard Street)

Handcrafted Macarons-  $2.00/ ea.
Financiers- $1.50 ea. (French blueberry muffins)

*Flavors vary but Chocolate, PB&J , Strawberry Vanilla, Mojito Lime Mint, Mango Passion Fruit will be available 

We are so excited about this event and hope that you will stop by to try to delicate parisian treats and an espresso! What else could be more exciting on a Thursday afternoon than a culinary escape from the office?

Meet Chef Catherine

Bon Macaron Chicago launched in 2013. Chef/Owner Catherine Cooper, is a Chicago native. She trained in Paris, France and earned a diploma in classical French cuisine and macaron production. The finest French or Swiss Chocolate and fruit used for fillings. Classic and playful flavors are offered.Website: www.bonmacaronchicago.comFacebook:  Bon Macaron ChicagoTwitter @bonmacchicago 


Brazilian Blowout Soiree Fundraiser-6/6

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5th June

From website…

Night of Summer Light: Brazilian Blowout will be the second annual benefit held by the Junior Committee of The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation in Chicago. All proceeds from A Night of Summer Light will benefit the Foundation’s work in fostering awareness and understanding of Bipolar Disorder among Chicago-area high school students, parents and faculty.

The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation is dedicated to fostering awareness, understanding and research for early-onset Bipolar Disorder. The Foundation is on a QUEST FOR THE TEST™ to find an empirical test for Bipolar Disorder so that early detection becomes a reality. 

The Foundation was founded in memory of Ryan Licht Sang who passed away at the age of 24. For more information please visit:

The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation
875 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 3100
Chicago, IL 60611
P: 888-944-4408

Half Off Frappuccinos at a Starbucks Near You!

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9th May

FÊTE Chicago- 4/4-7

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1st April

Fête: A pop-up night market and cultural festival celebrating the finest in Chicago’s food and design. A toast to the city’s creative, artistic pulse. A fête. 

The participants in Fête’s nighttime food and design market are the best in the business. Some hail from Chicago; others from the Midwest and beyond. Origins aside, everyone shares an affection for good food, great taste and community. (from website)

When: April 4-7, 5:30 – 10 p.m.

Where: West on Fulton Market- Locations and events listed on website
Admission: To attend an event is between $5 – $15 (includes the complimentary drink plus two cocktails from Longman & Eagle’s pop-up bar)




Chocolate Stout Cupcakes!

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15th March

More Cupcakes

1 E Delaware Pl
(between State St & Wabash Ave)
Chicago, IL 60611
Neighborhood: Near North Side

Ok, these are the cutest St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes that we’ve ever seen! Grab one from the More Cupcake Boutique on your way to the parade! Click to view their website:


2/23 For the Love of Chocolate Gala Fundraiser

14th February

Saturday, February 23, 2013,Black Tie Attire
The Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604

Dessert Dance Party Package: 8:00 pm – 12:00 am, $150/person

If you splurge on only one event this year…

On February 23, 2013, the hallowed halls of The Union League Club of Chicago will be bedecked with all the makings of the best party of the year: the 8th Annual For the Love of Chocolate Gala. Savor the experience of a five-course meal prepared by star chefs; admire foodie fashion in one of the most elegant venues in Chicago; glide from one dance party to the next; and indulge in a room filled with desserts. This year, change is not only good: it’s delicious.

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Valentines at Bar Forza

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14th February


Classic romantic movies will play across their screens. This spot is perfect for a girls night out or to go to with your date. Whatever you do this Valentines, make sure to enjoy it yourself!

Chicago Restaurant Week 2013

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24th January

250+ Chicago Restaurants

February 1–10, 2013


Chicago Restaurant Week is a citywide culinary celebration featuring more than 250 restaurants throughout the Chicago area. The 10-day dining event runs February 1–10 and features prix fixe menus starting at $22 for lunch and $33/$44 for dinner (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity).

Chicago is a world-class dining destination and this is your chance to enjoy amazing meals for an amazing price.

Browse the list of participating restaurants below, check out their special menu offerings and reserve your table now!

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