Monday, November 3
Suds up for All Stouts Day at Bangers & Lace (1670 W. Division St., Wicker Park, 773-252-6499), where the spot will pair dark beers from Bell’s Brewery in Michigan (such as their Expedition Stout and Harry Magill’s Spice Stout) with special dishes designed to match each beer (get ready for the Beard Wrecker, a s’more with bourbon vanilla marshmallows and salted chocolate). The menu starts at 4 p.m.
Score a cheap meal at Si Fu Chinese Latin Kitchen (2116 W. Roscoe St., Roscoe Village, 773-880-9144), where everything on the menu, from tacos to stir-fry bowls, is buy one, get one free any time today through Friday.
Thursday, November 6
There are still tickets for a few of the routes on the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Wine Stroll—if you’ve ever wanted to wander from Provenance Food and Wine to Core Power Yoga in Lincoln Square while sipping vino, this is your chance. Buy $40 tickets here.
Friday, November 7
Shameless self-promotion alert: Have you gotten your tickets to Chicago’s Table yet? It’s our annual bash celebrating some of the tastiest eats in the city, and the dining line-up includes some of our recent favorites: A10, Cellar Door Provisions, Travelle, and more. Grab your $125 ticket here—a portion of the proceeds benefit the Shedd Aquarium.
Saturday, November 8
Ooh la la—it’s time for the tenth annual Fall French Market at the Lycée Français de Chicago (550 W. Irving Park Rd., Lake View). The weekend will be filled with cooking demos from chefs such as Tim Kirker (Bistrot Zinc) today and our current pastry crush, Manuel Bouillet (Patisserie Coralie), on Sunday. There will also be plenty of shopping and activities for kids and families. Entry to the market on Saturday and Sunday is $5 for adults.