August 16, 2017—Chicago magazine toasted the Best of Chicago in an evening celebration of food, drink, services, fashion and entertainment. The event occurred at the beautiful venue, Artifact Events, where guests could participate in more than 35 activation stations, provided by sponsors such as: Infiniti, Ketel One, Don Julio, the French Pastry School, 90+ Cellars, and many others. Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cocktails from the city’s best. A portion of ticket proceeds went toward the event’s charitable partner, Bernie’s Book Bank.