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If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of Chicago food and beverage. From a mixology class to a food t there’s plenty to explore and enjoy if you’re hungry for something new.

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Mixology 101 Class: Liquid Confidence

From the event description:

We’ll walk you through understanding the art and science of mixology in its most basic form, inlcuding taste, exploring flavour pairings, dilution, temperature, mixing and serving.

When: Friday, Oct. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Declan’s Irish Pub, 1240 N. Wells St.
Price: $60-$85

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Halloween Cupcake Class with IntoxiCakes

From the event description:

In this class you will learn basic techniques such as pipping and how to decorate simple designs on cupcakes.

When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: BottlesUp, 3164 N. Broadway
Price: $45.88

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Speed Dating

From the event description:

A low key, sophisticated approach to dating in Chicago, preferring a “less is more” environment devoid of typical event trappings. Gone are the name-tags, shouting and over-the-top party trimmings.

When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m.
Where: The Godfrey Hotel Chicago, 127 W. Huron St.
Price: $36.25

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Tricks & Treats

From the event description:

Come dance, drink, eat and enter the best costume contest.

When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m.- Sunday, Oct. 27 2 a.m.
Where: PorkChop Hyde Park, 5121 S. Harper Ave.
Price: $20-$30

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Sidewalk Food Tours of Chicago: River North

From the event description:

Besides Cubs vs. Sox, Chicagoans passionately debate two other controversies: Who makes the best deep-dish pizza and who serves up the best Italian beef sandwiches. You’ll get to try two of the most popular answers on this three-hour food and history walking tour of River North.

When: Friday, Oct. 25, 11 a.m.
Where: River North, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza
Price: $42

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