This Week’s Events: Beard Awards, Steve Soderbergh, Local 188

Monday – The James Beard Foundation awards gala is taking place in Chicago. Rob Tod is a nominee in the Outstanding Wine, Beer and Spirits Professional category. Portland food Map is in Chicago today to cheer him on and report on the results.

Tuesday – Academy Award winning director Steven Soderbergh will be at Little Giant for the launch of the Bolivian Brandy he owns called Singani 63, and Giant is holding their monthly Hush Hush event.

Wednesday – the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place, Local 188 is celebrating their 20th Anniversary, and 9 restaurants are holding Italian wine dinners.

SaturdayGiant is launching their espresso service, the Deering Oaks Farmers’ Market is taking place.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

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