Chicago Tribune Food Bowl

FOOD BOWL celebrates the chefs, restaurateurs, mixologists, innovators, entrepreneurs, critics and connoisseurs who put Chicago at the forefront of the nation’s food and drink scene.

During the month of August, FOOD BOWL showcases the distinct tastes and flavors of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods in hundreds of creative, innovative and exciting events throughout the city.

The 100+ events take place throughout the city. Explore their event program to see what might peak your interest in a new neighborhood or find a way to explore an old favorite right next door. The festival will culminate with a three-day Night Market from August 24 to 26 on the Lakefront Green at Theater on the Lake.

Each event has its own unique ticket link on our event page. Several events are free, while some range to accommodate higher end experiences. Whatever your preference may be, be sure to check out the event details and purchase your tickets soon!

Chicago Tribune Food Bowl

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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