Each week, we feature one Instagram photographer who will get to feature their photos and videos on Choose Chicago's Instagram account all week long, part of our new #TakingOverChooseChicago series. This week, we chose Adam Alexander. Enjoy!
No one needs reassurance or additional encomia to know that Chicago is
everyone's kind of food town. From elaborate crudite to charming
charcuterie, Chicago has you covered.
Case in point, Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet will be returning this year to Millennium Park from September 25-27.
Presented by Bon Appetit, this elaborate celebration brings together
150 restaurants and chefs for celebrity chef demos, wine and spirit
tastings, and a
of free events and exhibitions, May through September, the Millennium
Park Summer Celebration gives both Chicagoans and visitors the chance to
enjoy the best of summer in one of the most beautiful urban parks in
the world. One of the celebration's most
anticipated events will hit the stage of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion on
Friday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m.: Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park. Pack a picnic and spread a blanket out on the
production values? Check. Score full of instantly recognizable pop hits? Plot taken straight from a beloved
movie? Check and check. "Dirty Dancing" has all the requisites of a
hit, and that's just what it is. The musical based on the 1987 movie of the
same name opened in in 2004. It's been playing continuously since.
Each week, we feature one Instagram photographer who will get to feature
their photos and videos on Choose Chicago's Instagram account all week
long, part of our new #TakingOverChooseChicago series. This week, we
chose André M. Bayard. Enjoy!
Chicago may be a far cry from the Atlantic and Pacific, but you'd never know it considering our surfeit of fresh seafood, a sentiment showcased on a grand scale at Shaw's 27th Annual Oyster Fest. Taking place September 11, it's a pristine celebration of stellar seafood from Shaw's, as well as seafood restaurants throughout the city and country.
"I don't know what to do this weekend," you say. "I'm bored." Excuse me, but you should never have to say this when you're in Chicago. Take a look below at what's happening Friday through Sunday and you'll see why. Apologies for putting words in your mouth, but admit it, you've thought this once or twice...