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Best Food Festivals in Chicago

Hungry? Need to fill your culinary calendar? Here is where you will find all the restaurant and culinary happenings in Chicago. GAYOT features a calendar of special dinners, tasting menus, prix-fixe meals, food festivals and other culinary events, including regularly occurring food events as well as special one-time-only events featuring top chefs. Keep checking back so you can know all that's going on in the world of restaurant and food events in Chicago.

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November 19
Savor the flavors from the lands known as Israel and the Palestinian territories during Feast of the Middle East to be held at 7 p.m. at avec. Chef de cuisine Perry Hendrix and One Off Hospitality’s Eduard Seitan design an experience to explore the simple and complex dishes rooted in ancient traditions. Purchase tickets for $125 per person here. avec, 615 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60661, 312-377-2002.
November 25-December 31
Sable Kitchen & Bar will host Miracle®, a Christmas-themed bar, from November 25th through December. Guests can enjoy holiday-themed cocktails in a festive setting. Previous offerings have included the Christmas Carol Barrel with aged rum, Aquavit, Amaro, pumpkin pie, demerara syrup, lime, vanilla and Angostura bitters. For more information, visit the official website.


Le Colonial caters to time-crunched weekday diners in the Gold Coast with a two-course prix-fixe menu for $29. First-course options include pho, Hanoi beef noodle soup with seasoned oxtail broth, rice noodles, scallions, bean sprouts, cilantro and beef tenderloin; and bo bia, chilled vegetable rolls. For the main course, expect mi xao don chay, vegetable stir-fry with crispy egg noodles; cari ga, chicken curry laced with Miller Farms chicken breast and vegetables; and bun thit nuong, or barbecued pork. Le Colonial, 57 E. Oak St., Chicago, IL 60611, 312-255-0088.


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