Chicago Food Events
Through Summer 2019
Frosé all day? How about ice cream on summer Sundays? Head to Somerset's patio, where chef Meg Galus rolls out the ice cream cart each Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., tempting with flavors such as mango passionfruit, chocolate cookies and cream and Key lime pie. Make it a sweet one with pops, pints, bars and sandwiches. Diners can walk up or request a table. Somerset, 1112 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60610, 312-586-2150.
Wednesday to Saturday
Benny's Chop House returns to Chicago's jazz roots with performances in the North Lounge every Wednesday to Saturday featuring artists Carmen Stokes, Julie Ponce, Leandro Lopez Varady, Lynn Hilton and Margaret Murphy-Webb. The live series starts on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. Performances straddle traditional to modern contemporary funk and fusion styles. Benny's Chop House, 444 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, 312-626-2444.
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