Avondale Restaurant Crawl coming up June 3, 2015

Avondale Restaurant Crawl coming up June 3, 2015

Foodies, art lovers, listen up! Walk, ride your bike, hail a rickshaw on an almost summer night as you visit a wild collection of restaurants planning to “Wow!” your taste buds!

A limited number of tickets are available. $20 online purchase before May 29. $25 purchase night of event at Brands Park, 3249 N. Elston, launch site for the crawl. Surprise celebrity check-in staff you will enjoy meeting. Arrive early to get through check-in & on your way! Avondale’s gritty architecture and sophisticated arts scene is particularly irresistible.

Go to our Facebook Event Page for more information and to sign up!

Tickets are going fast! Get yours today! Get my ticket!

Culinary Delights

We don’t know yet what specific foods will be selected for tastings will be, but we know they will be delicious.

Chief O’Neill’s – Musician-owners, Siobhan and Brendan McKinney, have created a beautiful, warm environment and serve both simple & sophisticated perfectly prepared food with an Irish twist. Beautiful patio.

Parachute – Chef-owners, Beverly Kim and John Clark, serve globally-inspired Korean-American cuisine. Selections change nightly based on availability and the desire to showcase carefully sourced products at their peak.

Honey Butter Fried Chicken Fried Chicken – A team of chef-owners proudly serve the world’s best fried chicken as well as constantly-changing other options based on market availability and chef creativity. Lovely patio.

Square Bar – Owner Ali Prieto serves tasty burgers & organic microbrews as well as Cajun meatloaf, citrus habanero tacos, Kobe surf & turf burger with lobster tail, prosciutto, brie cheese, & roasted garlic sauce on brioche bun.

Pork Shoppe – Owned by Michael Schimmel, Jason Heiman, & Steve Ford. Honored by the Michelin Guide 2011 & 2012. Formerly owned the beloved Tizi Melloul on Wells Street that closed a few years ago. Meats smoked, marinated, slowly cooked – fabulous! Simple list of beers & bourbons.

The Beer Temple – Owner Chris Quinn, a Siebel Institute Master of Beer Styles and Evaluation & Certified Cicerone, offers a large and diverse inventory of beers and wines & knowledge.

The Orbit Room – Owner Adriana Nebbeling serves excellent food, specialty cocktails, and locally-crafted brews in a relaxing atmosphere with a retro twist. Wonderful Tiki patio.

Taqueria Traspasada – Owner Alfredo Aldana serves homemade Mexican food. Unbelievable black salsa, carne asada, and pescado tacos.

Dragon Lady Lounge – The new owner, Ray, serves vegan & non-vegan Asian fusion cuisine. Full service bar as well.

Burger King – Owner Ray Dominguez is offering dessert — frozen custard!

eSutras Organics – Specialties are ethnic spices, wholesale herbs, finishing salt, & other gourmet culinary ingredients to make the food you serve at home epicurean.

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Artist Displays and Performances by:

Performance, visual, & literary artists include Four Star Brass Band, Marianne & The Imaginary Band, Stann Champion, Irish Theatre of Chicago, Ron Reid, Shakespeare All-Stars, Renee Rolewicz, Frank Styburski, & Paula Rodriguez.

It’s going to be quite a night!


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