Delicious DIRT. Bacon Love; Whiskey Lovers Unite At Untitled; Brunch Now At Acadia, Tesori, El’s Kitchen;

DIRT Inside: Acadia, Belly Shack, Baconfest, Bar Toma, El’s Kitchen and Bar, Ginger Snap Sweets,Great Lakes Distillery, Heaven Hill, Kristine Subido, Maker’s Mark, Matt Troost, Mercat a la Planxa, The Pecking Order, Quay, Rey Villalobos, Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue, Tresori, Three Acres, Untitled, Whiskey Fest, Wild Turkey, Wildfire,

El’s Kitchen, Acadia, Tesori Now Open For Brunch

Brunch by El's Kitchen

Brunch by El’s Kitchen

Brunch is one of our all time favorite meals! Been to any of these three joints lately? Check out their latest brunch options what are guaranteed to please. In Lincoln Park, El’s Kitchen and Bar, known for their BBQ, is now serving brunch with bottomless bloody mary’s and mimosas( $15) and reasonably priced food options like brisket egg’s Benedict ($10). PERK: Kids even eat free before 1pm. On April 28th award- winning Acadia will be open for Sunday brunch with their prixe-fixe menus for $35/ person. This includes three scrumptious courses with items like Crepes with Gruyere cheese and Lobster Eggs Benedict. Lastly, Tesori Italian restaurant is now open for brunch on the weekends and it looks quite  good.  We’re amped to taste Tesori’s French Toast with rum soaked brioche and the Tesori Benedict made with prosciutto and creamy brie cheese. Enough said.

Untitled Hosts First Annual American Whiskey Fest. Below

Chefs Come Together & Share Bacon Love -> Baconfest. Below

Voodoo Doughnut by Rick Bowmer

Voodoo Doughnut by Rick Bowmer

Bacon love unites us all. This Saturday, 4/20, get your favorite cured meat on at Baconfest. This event delights the most enthusiastic bacon lovers with a delicious day of tastings and drink pairings prepared by some of the city’s finest chefs. Chefs serving their tastiness include, Chef Dan Marquis of Quay, Jose Garces and Cory Morris of Mercat a la Planxa, Edgar Ojeda of Wildfire, Erik Freeburg of Bar Toma, Jen Templeton of Ginger Snap Sweets and Such, and the chefs of award winning Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue. Right now, tickets for Baconfest are currently sold out. If you’re up for scalping, hit the area and or search online. Bacon brings the black market out of all of us.

Untitled Hosts First Annual American Whiskey Fest

Whiskey at Untitled

Whiskey at Untitled

We are all about some great food and drink fests so when we found out that Untitled would be hosting the First Annual American Whiskey Fest, we knew we had to be there. On April 25th some big name distillers (Bernie Lubbers and Craig Beam of Heaven Hill, Bill Samuels of Maker’s Mark, Jimmy Russell of Wild Turkey, and Guy ReHorst of Great Lakes Distillery) will serve up over 50 samples of whiskey. For whiskey nerd, this event is a must. Drink, discuss, and even buy your favorite bottle of whiskey from the night. Advanced tickets are $50 and you can buy them here.


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