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Do This: Cooking For A Cause - Memorial Day BBQ Bash At The Chopping Block

By Jacy Wojcik in Food on May 8, 2009 9:30PM

2009_05_chopping_block.jpg For Memorial Day, The Chopping Block is hosting a BBQ Bash at their Lincoln Square location. The bash is an "open-house-style cooking class and party" on their patio with all the proceedes going to veterans via the Disabled Patriot Fund, a not-for-profit that helps Illinois veterans wounded in Iraq or Afganistan. Cook and dine on slow-smoked BBQ pork, balsamic-glazed skirt steak, beer can chicken, three bean salad, blueberry pie a la mode and sip on (free) lemonade and Goose Island Beer. The classparty is from 12-3pm, sponsored by Goose Island, Paulina Market and Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet and is $75 per person. Yes, more than your typical back yard party but it's for a good, local cause. So do it. With a smile and hungry stomach.

The BBQ Bash is at The Chopping Block in Lincoln Square, 4747 N. Lincoln Ave. 773.472.6700.