Here's The Only Way To Score Tickets To Sold-Out Chicago Gourmet
By Anthony Todd in Food on Sep 21, 2015 1:55PM
Chicago Gourmet, the city's much-anticipated, massive food and drink event, is this weekend and tickets sold out very quickly. Didn't get a ticket, and don't want to troll Craigslist or lurk outside the event? We've got a way that might work—plus, even if it doesn't, you'll get some tasty lunch or dinner out of it.
The organizers of the event tipped us off to this promotion, which starts Monday. A bunch of the restaurants that will be serving at Chicago Gourmet have paired up with UberEats to curate a week of lunches and dinners. These include places like Kinmont, Kuma's, Salero, Bittersweet and RPM Steak, among others. The complete menu is below. Order a dish from the list during this week, and you'll be entered to win one of 50 sets of tickets to the sold-out event.
That ticket won't get you into the whole thing—it's just a one-day pass to either Saturday or Sunday—but it's still a great prize, and your odds are pretty good. Oh, and if you've never used UberEats before, use promo code CHICAGOGOURMET for $10 off.
Remember, there are still tickets available to some of the other great events surrounding Chicago Gourmet, including Punch Kings, Pigs n’ Tiki on Saturday and Late Night Gourmet on Friday.
Chicago Gourmet Menu
Monday (9/21) Lunch: RPM Steak - Guiliana's Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken
Tuesday (9/22) Lunch: 1) Hubbard Inn - Turkey Burger; 2) Mercadito - Shrimp Cobb Salad
Tuesday (9/22) Dinner: Siena Tavern - Meatball, Burrata, Brussel Sprouts
Wednesday (9/23) Lunch: 1) Salero - Meatballs with Basmati Rice; 2) Oak + Char - Maple, Sherry, and Gochujan Chili Wings
Wednesday (9/23) Dinner: 1) Cantina Laredo - Fajita Bowl, Carnitas Bowl, Cilantro Chicken Salad; 2) Bittersweet Pastry Shop - Chocolate Mousse Cake
Thursday (9/24) Lunch: 1) Kuma's Too - Led Zeppelin Burger; 2) Kinzie Chophouse - Arugula & Pear Salad; 3) Bittersweet Pastry Shop - Almond Apple Streusel Tart
Thursday (9/24) Dinner: 1) Beatrix - Mushroom and Quiona Burger, Enlightened Caesar Salad, Tsukune with Chili-Cilantro Sauce
Friday (9/25): 1) Kinmont - Bone Marrow Burger, Macaroons; 2) Saigon Sisters - Hen House Banh Mi