It’s going to be a beautiful week in Chicago! Don’t forget this weekend is Pride! We’ll be celebrating with all the festivities. Check out our Chicago Pride Guide here.
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Oui, learn how to make brunch staples at a “French Pastry Experience” tonight. The French Pastry School is offering up lessons to make an assortment of classic French sweets and desserts. The course costs $50 per person and happens from 5 to 7 p.m. This means you can now have French pastries at home in bed. Get more information here.
The only thing that makes Taco Tuesday better is Avión tequila pairings at the Third Rail Tavern. Join in on the fun starting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Tickets are $35 per person. Get more information here.
Summer, summer, summertime! Barn & Company hosts the “Summer Picnic Pitmaster Dinner” featuring smoke house specialties like Baltimore pit beef sliders with “tiger sauce.” Dinner costs $45 person and will be held at 7 to 9 p.m. Get more information here.
Enjoy the new late-night brunch menu at Southport & Irving this weekend. After a long night of dancing in heels, fulfill your brunch cravings from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday through Friday. Dishes like the seedling cherry Texas French toast, cheddar buttermilk biscuits and gravy, and a variety of cocktails are a few brunch favorites. Get more information here.
Find yourself dreaming of Hot Doug’s sausages? Get your favorites like spicy andouille and chicken chorizo from owner Doug Sohn at this weekend’s Dog Dayz of Summer festival. Located in Goose Island’s Barrel Aging Warehouse, this is the perfect foodie fest. Tickets go for $75 and the festival is open Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Get more information here.
Grab the ladies and your walking shoes, the Randolph Street Market is back this weekend with more than eight acres of vintage antiques, live music, local food and more. The ‘Four Girlfriends’ exclusive ticket package includes a Market Bar Mimosa plus discounted admission. Get more information here.
Want a Saturday with your pup? Enjoy an all day festival of fun (rain or shine) and help Animal Planet break the world record of the largest gathering of adopted pets in one location during Woofstock in Soldier Field. There will be photo ops, a beer garden, food trucks, and live music. Bring proof of adoption to help break the record. Get more information here.
Head to Bar Pastoral for the Pride Parade Sunday. The award winning wine and cheese bistro has the perfect outdoor patio along the parade’s route on 2947 North Broadway. Bar Pastoral will be offering brunch service from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Get more information here.