Taste of the Town
TASTEMAKER CHICAGO (AUG 17-18)
What will happen when locally and globally-renowned chefs pair up to create unique dishes? Find out at this interactive new event, presented by Capital One and held at Revel Fulton Market the weekend of August 17 and 18. Here you’ll get to try these unique collaborations as well as samples from 40 local restaurants, breweries and wineries. Some of the pairings include Abe Conlon of Fat Rice and Jason Hammel of Lula Café, Graham Elliott and Matthias Merges of Folkart Management and Aya Fukai of Aya Pastry with Danny Grant of Maple & Ash. Visit www.thetastemakertour.com.
5 KIMS AND A LEE (AUG 11)
It’s a backyard Korean BBQ event, and you’re invited. Chef Bill Kim, who helms the kitchen at the ever popular West Loop staple bellyQ, brings the activity outside to the restaurant’s large outdoor patio and brings with him five lauded chefs from around Chicago and Louisville for a different take on Korean BBQ. The event ties in closely to Kim’s recent book launch for “Korean BBQ: Master Your Grill in Seven Sauces,” giving readers different ways to enjoy the culinary delicacy. This event that will include creative takes from Jennifer Kim of Passerotto, Beverly Kim of Parachute, Won Kim of KIMSKI, Edward Kim of Mott Street and Edward Lee, a renowned Louisville chef regarded for his restaurants, 610 Magnolia and Milkwood. In addition to all the delicious plates, there will be drinks, games and a scenic mural from Hebru Brantley to take in. Tickets are available from www.brownpapertickets.com and you can find more info at www.bellyqchicago.com.
Tastemaker Chicago pairs chefs together for creative dishes.