COCHON 555 – CHICAGO 2016

As soon as the weather starts to warm up, it seems that everyone and everything comes out of hibernation here in Chicago. And what better way to do so than by enjoying some of the city’s best food! First up this foodie events season was one of my favorites – the 8th annual COCHON555, which was […]

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PUNCH KINGS & HERITAGE BBQ

It was a weekend filled with pork! As part of this awesome food weekend, Chicago Gourmet teamed up with Cochon555 to embrase the tiki trend that’s everywhere these days. Together, they hosted ‘PUNCH KINGS’ on Saturday evening, on the Harris Theater rooftop. It was a perfect late-summer/early-fall evening, and everyone was high spirits, excited for […]

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CHICAGO GOURMET 2015

As I mentioned in my very first post on CRAVING CHICAGO, there are two annual Chicago food events that you can’t miss – Cochon555 and Chicago Gourmet. Well, this past weekend, CHICAGO GOURMET set up shop in the gorgeous Millennium Park. It was, yet again, perfect weather for the event – how does that happen every […]

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PATZ & HALL WINE DINNER

On Friday evening, the sister and I joined a group of about 25 people for a lovely wine dinner at ROY’S CHICAGO. PATZ & HALL wines were perfectly paired with dishes created by Chef Matthew Goodman. It was open seating, so we chose two seats on one of the table, across from 3 older ladies […]

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CUISINE FOR CANCER

Who doesn’t love a slow-mo booth?! The sis and I at the Cuisine for Cancer event; when she spent the night covered in glitter 🙂

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