Best Of Chicago

Best Farm Dinners

July 11, 2011 2:00 PM

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City Provisions

Not to say that there are a shortage of fabulous restaurants here in Chicago for you to spend your hard earned moolah, but if you are searching for a fancy dinner, a farm dinner is a great way to go. I’m not usually in the business of spending a small fortune on a meal, but this my friends, is worth it.

The farm dining movement has taken root among foodies all around the country. It’s a pricey endeavor for sure, but also a great option if you‘re looking to celebrate a special occasion. I know some of you (including me) will not be able to take a vacation this summer, and if you’re a fan of food, why not plan a small “staycation” around a dining event?

How often do you have the chance to interact with your farmer and enjoy a candle-lit meal outdoors, just a stone’s throw from where your food was grown?

Save your kale pals. This is going to be good.

City Provisions

Date: August 27, 2011
Where: HPM Farm & Apiary w/ Metropolitan Brewery, Templeton & Rye (Elburn, Illinois)
Price: $250 all inclusive
Time: Bus leaves City Provisions at 1:00PM
Order Tickets: To RSVP to these events or for further information about City Provisions, please call 773-293-2489.

Outstanding In The Field


Outstanding In The Field

Date: August 1, 2011
Where: (North Judson, IN) at Green Acres Farm w/ Chef Bill Kim of Belly Shack & Urban Belly
Price: $200
Time: 4:00PM, transportation needed

Date: August 3, 2011
Where: (Northport, MI) at Bare Knuckle Farm w/ Chef Paul Virant of Vie
Price: $180
Time: 4:00PM, transportation needed
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Angelic Organics

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Angelic Organics

Unfortunately, their dinner planned for August 20th has been canceled. Check out their event calendar to see their full list of awesome events though!

Where: Caledonia, IL
Order Tickets: Call (815) 389-8455 for more information

Chicago Botanic Farm Dinner


Chicago Botanic Garden Farm Dinners

When: Every Wednesday July 13, August 17, and September 7
Where: Chicago Botanic Garden/ Glencoe, IL
Price: $200 includes dinner with Chef Cleetus Friedman of City Provisions, full tour of the fruit & veggie island, local beer and wine pairings by Vine Joy, Bell’s, and Great Lakes.
Time: 5-8:00PM
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Stephanie Lu Jokich

Stephanie Lu Jokich

Stephanie Lu Jokich  is a corporate concierge and lover of all things food and drink. She encourages you to invite her to dinner with her project Good Food.

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  • Jaime Quezada

    What’s a “Farm Dinner”?

  • Stephanie Lu Jokich

    Hi Jaime,
    A farm dinner is a dinner, held on a farm. Please feel free to explore the article and some of the links for a better understanding and thanks for reading :)

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