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First Bites Bash 2016

It's the first foodie celebration of the year, and the date is set for Thursday, January 26, 2017. A new location at Navy Pier, a new celeb chef host and 32 new restaurants are on the lineup for this 1-night only tasting party. Start 2017 off with this stylish celebration of the Chicago culinary scene... and do it with a deal: Early Bird tickets have just been posted.

First Bites Bash Chicago

It's the first foodie fête of the year and the date is set for Thursday, January 21, 2016.

First Bites Bash 2016 will take over Union Station's Great Hall and bring in over 60 Chicago restaurants to showcase small bites both sweet and savory. Executive Chef Tony Priolo (Executive Chef/Partner of Piccolo Sogno & Piccolo Sogno Due) will host this year's event, from which a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation.

First Bites Bash

Chicago's favorite epicurean celebration is a little over a month away! Chicago Restaurant Week, Jan. 30 - February 12, is 14 days of dining heaven that showcases the city's finest culinary talent - more than 250 restaurants will be offering special prix fixe lunch and dinner menus this year.

Before chowing down next month, pick up a ticket to First Bites Bash, the official kick-off event of Chicago Restaurant Week. Join Choose Chicago inside the magnificent Great Hall at Chicago Union Station, January 29, where diners can enjoy savory and sweet tastings from more than 50 of Chicago's most celebrated chefs and restaurants.

First Bites Bash 2014: Photo Gallery

Friday, January 24, 2014 12:00 AM by Emmy Carragher

First Bites Bash 2014

Here's to Chicago Restaurant Week! To kick off this culinary celebration, Choose Chicago threw a little 1,400 person party last night at First Bites Bash, featuring tastes of 63 Chicago  Restaurant Week restaurants to wet your appetite for the weeks to come. Hungry yet? Feast your eyes on these First Bites Bash photos, and then appease your tastebuds and book your CRW reservations here.

Paul Kahan

Beloved Chicago chef Paul Kahan, the man who even has his own calendar day on October 17 ("Chef Paul Kahan Day"), has done it again. His newest dining concept Nico Osteria debuted earlier this week in Chicago's newest hotel Thompson Chicago. Less than two months away from hosting this 2014's First Bites Bash, Nico Osteria's opening has Chicago insatiably hungry for more Chef Kahan creations.

First Bites Bash - BlogChoose Chicago presents a taste (quite literally) of what's to come during 2013 Chicago Restaurant Week, with their second annual First Bites Bash. On January 24, the city's top chefs will be serving up delicious offerings to the palate pleasing pacification of a sellout crowd. Union Station's Great Hall will host James Beard aspirants, Michelin-starred chefs and more than 1400 food frenzied guests. Don't miss your opportunity to attend one heck of a party with, undoubtedly, amazing appetizers.

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