We hope everyone had a great Fourth of July. This week we continue the fun with all-American classics. Don’t forget to plan ahead for Chicago foodies’ favorite fest—the Taste of Chicago starting this week!
We’re starting this week by continuing the celebrations with National Fried Chicken Day at Parson’s Chicago. Cool off after work with a “Margarita Classic Slushy” and an order of the “Parson’s Hot” on the patio. Parson’s Chicken, 2952 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL. Get more information here.
Got an ice cream craving in the middle of work day? You’re in luck! The Ghiradelli Chocolate Co. has opened a second ice cream shop inside The Wrigley Building. Can we institute ice cream breaks please? The Wrigley Building, 400-410 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL. Get more information here.
Get the flowy blouses out for the Chicago foodie event of year: Taste of Chicago 2015! Chicago institutions like Lou Malnati’s and Robinson’s No. 1 Ribs will be joined by 19 new food vendors! Get more information here.
Whiskey is not just for the boys anymore! Fountainhead hosts a guided tasting of four rare Tomatin whiskies. Tickets are $20 per person. Get tickets here.
Put on your denim shorts and head to the Windy City Smokeout. Bub City hosts a 3-day BBQ and country music festival featuring Chicago Q, The Salt Lick, and Dinosaur BBQ. Single day passes are $40. Get your tickets here.
We are all aware it’s swimsuit season, so why not run (or walk) 5K pre-brunch and help out the Imerman Angels. Reward yourself post run with assortment of brunch staples and mimosa bar. Register here.
Ending the week with an all American breakfast sandwich at Rockit Bar & Grill’s live acoustic brunch. The Bloody Mary bar and mimosa kits sweeten the deal. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rockit Bar & Grill, 22 W. Hubbard, Chicago, IL. Get more information here.