Chicago Sun Times Eater's Digest: March happenings |

Chicago Sun Times Eater’s Digest: March happenings

March 3, 2010


Roll with it: Hands-on sushi class, 7 to 10 p.m., Flavour Cooking School, 7401 W. Madison in Forest Park; $70. (708) 488-0808.


Fill up on soup and art at Empty Bowls, 5 to 8 p.m., Lillstreet Art Center, 4401 N. Ravenswood. Take home your artist-made bowl for $20. Proceeds go to First Slice Pie Cafe, which feeds the homeless. Info:


Crazy fun: “Alice in Wonderland”-inspired tea party, 3 p.m. at Four Seasons Chicago, 120 E. Delaware; $32 adults, $15 kids. (312) 649-2349.


It’s Oscar night – check out for eateries rolling out food and drink deals.


Om. Mmm. Province, 161 N. Jefferson, hosts two nights of the traveling Yoga for Foodies tour. 6 p.m. yoga class, then a four-course dinner; $95. (312) 669-9900.


Aged beef and vintage tea dinner, 7:15 p.m., David Burke’s Primehouse, 616 N. Rush; $79. (312) 660-6000.


Passion fruit cocktail class with mixologist Adam Seger, 5:30 p.m., Nacional 27, 325 W. Huron; $27. (312) 664-2727.


Bake a pie. It’s National Pi Day. Get it?


City Provisions Supper Club dinner, 6:30 p.m. at Logan Square Kitchen, 2333 N. Milwaukee, featuring wines of Utica-based August Hill Winery; $65. (773) 293-2489.


Get your Irish on. While you’re at it, try the Guinness pizza at Frasca, 3358 N. Paulina.


Lamb and pork from Wisconsin’s Crawford Farm are highlights of a 6:30 p.m. dinner at Vie, 4471 Lawn Ave., Western Springs; $65. (708) 246-2082.


Free fava bean bruschetta at La Madia, 59 W. Grand, for St. Joseph’s Day.


Hello, spring!


Shop today at Whole Foods Sauganash, 6020 N. Cicero. Five percent of the day’s sales will help advocacy group A Silver Lining fund mammograms for women in need at Swedish Covenant Hospital.


Use your noodle: Noodle demo by chef Takashi Yagihashi, 1 p.m., Bloomingdale’s Oakbrook Center; (630) 974-4377.


Tune in: “Future Food,” the Planet Green series starring moto chef Homaro Cantu and his restaurant crew, premieres at 9 p.m.


Buzz-worthy: Three-hour Stouts and Porters class, 6:30 p.m. at Goose Island Clybourn, 1800 N. Clybourn; $20 includes 12 to 15 samples. (312) 915-0071.

More to chew on

Farm to fork

March 11 to 13: Local food festival, seminars on raising chickens, urban honey and more on tap at the FamilyFarmed Expo, UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt; $300 for all events. Localicious party featuring 13 Chicago restaurants is at 7 p.m. Friday; $75. (708) 763-9920;

Just a taste

March 8 and 11: Columbia Yacht Club, 111 N. Lake Shore Drive, hosts Taste of Columbia March 8 with food from chefs including Lockwood’s Phillip Foss (above). $85; (312) 938-3625. On March 11, all-women’s Lexington College offers Taste of Lexington with student-made nibbles. Free; (312) 226-6294 ext. 228.

It’s a deal

March 22 to 28: All forks on deck for Chicago Chef Week. Three-course prix-fixe ($20 at lunch, $30 at dinner) at more than 24 restaurants. Info:

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Posted on: March 3, 2010