This Week in CHI: November 23- 29
It’s Thanksgiving week! We are looking forward to pigging out with friends and family and hope you all have a wonderful and safe holiday! Until then, here’s what’s happening this week!
Bottle Blond Pizzeria has officially opened. Check out Chicago’s newest pizza hot spot. Grab a slice of ‘za and sip on a pint from their beer garden that boasts a wide selection of craft beers. Dine on pizza and other italian fare For more information visit here. Bottled Blonde, 504 N Wells St, Chicago, IL.
Take advantage of the pre-fixe menu offered only on Tuesday’s at Le Bouchon in Wicker Park. Dine on a 3-course menu at one of Chicago’s loveliest French restaurants and enjoy wine from their extensive wine list. For more information, visit here. Le Bouchon, 1958 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL.
Are you in the holiday spirit yet? You can enjoy the unique villages of Christkindlmarket right in the Loop, now in its 20th season. Chicago’s largest open-air Christmas festival features a variety of vendors selling authentic German products that cannot be found anywhere else in town. For more information visit here. 50 W. Washington St, Chicago, IL. November 20 – December 24. Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday – Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Happy Thanksgiving! Sure you can watch the Thanksgiving Parade on TV, but we recommend checking out the real thing! Chicago’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off the holiday season and takes over State St. For more details visit here. 1507 E. 53rd St, Chicago, IL. The parade begins at 8:00 a.m.
Stock up on holiday gifts and take advantage of black Friday deals. Head out to Oakbrook Mall and make the most of your trip with extended hours, parking options, and of course, the great savings you’ll find. Also, treat yourself to the holiday happy hour special at Le Meridien Hotel — trust us, it’s a great deal! To check out all of the sales being offered at many of the 160 stores at the mall, visit here. Oakbrook Shopping Center, 100 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL.
The Randolph Street Holiday Market has added a second date to the annual Holiday Festival. Stop by Chicago’s favorite Christmas mart for an awesome mix of vintage and modern fashion, jewelry, decorative objects, housewares, and hostess gifts available anywhere else this season. For more information visit here. 1340 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL. Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Big news, Bitches! Sink Swim in Logan Square introduces brunch this week! Now, you can enjoy breakfast fare at this Logan Square hot spot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday. Brunch items like sourdough French Toast and fried oyster & smoked salmon benedicts have our mouths watering — we cannot wait to check this place out! If you get there first, let us know how it is! For more information on brunch visit here. Sink Swim, 3213 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL.