Settle your grumbling stomachs with some food this weekend at an array of events around the city. On Saturday, stop by Toni Patisserie and Café from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. for a free Bloody Mary tasting with Stu’s. While you’re at it, the new spring brunch menu at Toni’s debuts today too, and the benedict with poached eggs and duck confit over fresh brioche is worth checking out.
Chicago’s most popular underground dining experience, Feast & Imbibe, is popping up in Logan Square this weekend. This will be the first foray into the city for the former Moto chefs, D’Andre Carter and Heather Bublick, who have been hosting dinners in Evanston the past few months. Get your tickets at Table Host for $95, which includes the four-course tasting menu, beverage pairings, tax and gratuity.
DOSE is back again Sunday with spring eats and treats. Munch on macarons from Bon Macaron, smoked meats from Smoking Goose and shrimp dumplings from Embeya while browsing Jillian Nickell’s screen-printed illustrations and receiving on-the-house (non-toxic) polish changes courtesy of Lovebomb Lacquer. Next Star Vodka will serve Chicago mules to those 21 and over. Save $2 when you buy tickets in advance.
Pecking Order’s Kristine Subido, Table Fifty-Two’s Rey Villalobos and Three Aces’; Matt Troost compete in the fifth annual Food Fight for Scleroderma. They’ll be judged by colleagues Bill Kim (Belly restaurants), Jared Van Camp (Nellcote and Old Town Social) and Roger Herring (Socca) while Chefs Cleetus Friedman and Rick Gresh emcee. VIP tickets are already sold out, but you can purchase general admission tickets for $95 here.