It’s officially summer in Chicago with warm weather all around! It’s time to take advantage and head outdoors for this week’s most tasty and fun events in Chicago. Don’t forget to finish the week off with fireworks. Happy Independence Day.
Sometimes we all need a little break from the office, especially on Mondays. Dusek’s new lunch menu fits the bill. The outdoor patio is the perfect place to enjoy Dusek’s “Lunch Ordinary,” which includes of sandwich, a Thalia Hall Pilsner, and a “back to work” cup of coffee for just $15. The outdoor patio is the perfect place . Dusek’s, 1227 W. 18th St., Chicago, IL. Get more information here.
Fashion on Demand will feature GSB Couture along with 3 of Chicago’s top designers in men’s and women’s wear during an indoor-outdoor trunk show on Sully’s House rooftop deck. Tickets are $30 per person. Sully’s House, 1501 N. Dayton St., Chicago, IL. Get tickets here.
The weather is finally warm enough to catch some sun on the 606. Head to Goddess & Grocer for an impromptu picnic with mixed greens, fancy potato chips, and baked goods. Goddess & Grocer, 1649 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL. Get more information here.
You don’t have have to wait until the weekend to brunch. Whisk offers brunch daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Whisk, 2018 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL. Check out our review here.
Leave your whites at home for the Windy City Ribfest in Uptown this weekend. Get ready for the “best local and national ribbers,” rock bands, and more. A $5 donation is requested at the door. Fest centers around Lawrence and Broadway. Get more information here.
It’s Independence Day! Navy Pier will host Freedom Fest for one of the best views for the fireworks. The fest starts at 6:30 p.m. It will feature finger lickin’ BBQ and a full bar where you can indulge yourself while you wait for the sun to set. General admission tickets are $34 each. Navy Pier Rooftop, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL. Get tickets here.
Hash House a Go Go celebrates Independence Day with red, white and blue pancakes and Bombpop Lemonade, composed of peach, orange and strawberry flavors. Brunch is served daily starting at 7:30 a.m. Hash House a Go Go, 1212 N. State Parkway, Chicago, IL. Get more information here.