December is here and 2016 is about to be over; can you believe it? With the holidays fast approaching, we have lots to do to keep busy this season and end the year with a bang.
On Tuesday, for the grand finale of this year’s Honey Butter Fried Chicken Clucker Collaboration Series, the restaurant partners with Chicago BBQ institution, Smoque BBQ, to bring together two Southern food favorites into a single sandwich. The trio of chefs, which include Christine Cikowski, Josh Kulp, and Smoque Chef and Owner Barry Sorkin, collaborate to offer the Smoque Bomb ($10), available at Honey Butter Fried Chicken available through Sunday. For more information, visit here.
Get a sitter, grab your friends and join us at the ever-chic Blowtique in River North for a ladies night out! Holiday shopping, hair styling, drinks, appetizers & fun! Bring a non-perishable food item to donate and help do some good while enjoying your evening. Shop for holidays gifts for everyone on your list, and have fun while doing. For more information, click here.
The Thursday Cellar Series at Travelle in The Langham Hotel continues, this week, with an introduction to wine, in Wine Tasting 101 with Rob Mosher, an Educational Wine Expert. Travell has been partnering with Tenzing, a Chicago-based wine and spirits company focused on education, customer service, and high-quality wine and spirits products, for the Series. The interactive and educational event offer tastings of the featured beverages as well as light bites from Travelle Kitchen + Bar by Chef Ricardo Jarquin. The cost is $25 per person, and it includes light bites and a tasting seminar. For more information, click here.
Happy December! We hope you take the time to go check out Zoolights. Sure it’s getting chilly outside but this annual event is simply spectacular. Come experience the brilliance of this fun, free, family-oriented holiday celebration, featuring luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout zoo grounds. For more information, click here.
Be a part of one of the largest growing races as thousands of Santas will hit the streets of Chicago at the Eighth Annual Santa Hustle 5k Run/Walk at Soldier Field at 9 a.m. Every participant will receive a Santa hat, beard, and new for 2016, a lightweight performance hoodie and finisher medal. With outrageous holiday decorations, festive music, and a large After Party at Navy Pier you won’t want to miss! Registration is $50. For more information, click here.
Let’s get to brunching, bitches! True Food Kitchen finally come to Chicago with their new location in River North, and the brunch has been buzzing. Beware, this spot is for the health conscious! The menu is built on founder Dr. Andrew Weil’s anti-inflammatory principles and features an array of seasonal items that are vegan- and gluten-free- friendly. There are loads of options though, so we are certain you won’t be disappointed. You can read the D.C. Bitches’ review of the True Food Kitchen in Virginia for a preview. Additionally, have you checked out Robert’s Pizza Co.? This stellar pizza spot has debuted a new brunch menu, with items like breakfast pizzas, like the Loxa pizza with lox, double cream cheese, chives, red onion, chopped egg, dill and capers, to sweet treats, like Robert’s very own ‘za dough cinnamon bun. Read our review here.