Lincoln Square artist Lothar Speer said he’d restore his prominent German heritage mural. But as the neighborhood has become less German and more gentrified, he wonders if anyone really cares anymore.
The best pilsners, lagers, and a few bonus beers from the Bacon and Beer Classic.
Even if you’re not planning to fast for Lent, you’ll want to lay up a few six-packs of Metropolitan’s Generator doppelbock.
Some of the best Oktoberfest beers available in Chicago were brewed right here.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, September 28
The last week of farmer’s markets and plenty of fall harvest celebrations make up this week’s food and drink events
Craft Spirits Week takes over Chicago’s food and drink event scene, with still more Oktoberfests, beer festivals, wine festivals, and dinners paired with spirits and ciders
What’s on the Agenda for Sunday, September 30, 2012
Fall-themed events like Apple Fest and Oktoberfest usher in the new season, while artisan wines, cheeses, and spirits abound in the city this week
Beverage director Jason Baldacci (Webster’s Wine Bar, the Bluebird, Telegraph Wine Bar) offers his picks for Oktoberfest beers.
A pie contest, a vegan festival, a German buffet, and more.
Tonight from 5 to 8 PM, Faith & Whiskey serves a free bratwurst buffet as part of its Oktoberfest Kickoff Party.
St. Benedict’s holds its 45th annual Oktoberfest.
Pumpkin beer, burgers, ribs, and more.
This week’s talks, tastings, and events.