Ditch the pumpkin patch this year, and celebrate Halloween at Foodlife with best, and biggest (literally!) pumpkin you've ever seen this season- GOURDZILLA! Bring the whole family by starting on Friday, October 20 to visit Gourdzilla, a pumpkin weighing in more than 1,000 pounds! Snap a picture, and watch it get carved live on October 26th at 11:30am!
With Halloween right around the corner, where better to stock up on sweet treats other than Foodease? We'll be joined by local chocolatiers Tuanis Chocolates and Indulgence Chocolatiers as they showcase and sample some of their favorite items. Also, be sure to build your very own trick or treat bag with assorted chocolates & caramels selections. Special for the day, mix-and-match your favorites - with every four pieces, get a fifth one free!
Foodease is excited to welcome the James Beard nominated Pastry Chef, Dana Cree. Dana will be showcasing her new book, Hello, My Name is Ice Cream, which features details on the science of, you guessed it, ice cream, as well as sharing delicious recipes, and even offering complimentary tastings of her unique flavors.
Kick off spring at Foodease as you sample an assortment of spring beers from Chicagoland breweries like Lagunitas, Two Brothers, Metropolitan, Solemn Oath, Great Lakes, Vandermill, and more! Snack on seasonally-inspired bites while you explore favorites in our wine room. Cost is $20 per person, plus tax.
Our March Stock Your Cellar Event Series will be featuring Spring Wines from Novovino and Candid Wines. For just $20, sip on more than 15 wine selections, sample seasonally-inspired bites, and enjoy up to 10% off cases of wine!
Come meet the author, Jessica Murnane, of One Part Plant, a simple guide to eating real, one meal at a time! Enjoy a book signing with Jessica herself, learn more about her eating philosophy of One Part Plant (OPP), and take a bite into dishes straight from the recipe book that Chef Janet Kirker will re-create special for the day.
Known for its unique and vibrant dishes, the highly awarded restaurant Fat Rice is coming to Foodease. Come meet the Chefs and Co-Owners, Abraham Conlon and Adrienne Lo, as they showcase their newest cookbook, The Adventures of Fat Rice. Enjoy a book signing with the authors and take try dishes from the book that Chef Janet Kirker will re-create special for the day.
Showing how much you care for that special someone this Valentine's Day has never been easier. Stop by Foodease from Feb. 10 - 14 and pick up a bottle of wine, specialty chocolates, and new this year, a bouquet of flowers from Flowers For Dreams, where every bouquet purchase benefits a local Chicago charity.
Our January Stock Your Cellar Event Series will be featuring Fireplace Reds from Palm Bay International. For just $20, sip on more than 15 wine selections, sample winter ready comfort food bites, and enjoy up to 10% off cases of wine.
It’s the New Year, which means it’s time for a “new you!” Join us every Wednesday in January for a meet and greet with local health experts to help you start 2017 off on the right foot. Experts include nutritionists from our local Equinox to Stephanie Mansour from Step It Up With Steph- Chicago’s Weight Loss Expert For Women.