LSK Past Events

LSK's next Pop-Up is a lounge-- Friday Night Flights is the brainchild of Lush alumni Rachel Driver and Kim Werst-- these girls are too creative to sit out the start of spring.  Zina has come up with bar snacks, so if there's a long wait at RevBrew, or you're just up for a great drink over a game of scrabble, cribbage, or cards-- come over any Friday night in April.

The Cocktails - $9 apiece

  • The Paper Crane- gin, sake, vermouth, clove, basil
  • The Road Runner- Sombra Mezcal, Yellow Chartreuse, Damiana, honey, lemon, bitters
  • The Kingfisher-Leopold Bros Whiskey, Cynar, Cherry Heering, cherry
  • The Cardinal- Rye, Hum, Red Zinger, Pink Grapefruit, tonic

The Wines - $9 apiece, $22 pick 3
3 bubbly- Pear Cider, Treehugger Brut, Emilo Peronne Rose
red & white
The Beer - Cheap $3, Craft $6
Plus, fun & games - music, video-- come and hang out, any Friday Night in April.

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 Support the Chicago Honey Co-op as it moves to a new site in March 2012.

Join us for a screening of the documentary "The Vanishing of the Bees" narrated by Ellen Page. Link to trailer: http://vimeo.com/16570483

Doors open one hour prior to showtime.  Ticket sales cut off online two hours before show, but YES, you can purchase tickets at the door.

Fri, 3/2 - 7pm
Sat, 3/3 - 7pm
Sun, 3/4 - 1pm
Sun, 3/4 - 4pm

Tickets are $20. Includes a movie seat and your choice of snack or drink. Additional snacks available for purchase, plus a cash bar.  Portion of ticket and concession sales go to Chicago Honey Coop.

Concessions provided by: Chef Jason Hammel of Lula Cafe, Chef Matthias Merges of Yusho, Chicago Cupcake and Celestial Kitchens. Cocktails developed by Tona Palomino of soon-to-open Trenchermen.  Get ready for crazy awesome movie snacks!  SUNDAY, last day of movie weekend, all concession food is HALF PRICE!

Yusho: honeycomb brittle, chocolate drizzle
Lula: "cheese nachos" , airy crackers taste like nachos
Celestial Kitchens: savory hand pies and crostada, decorated bee cookies
Chicago Cupcake: mini's in blueberry, honey-vanilla, smores

Cocktails by Tona Palomino of soon-to-be-open Trenchermen:

Unseasonably Warm  $12
Mezcal, Cherry Heering, Lemon Juice

Promised Land  $12
whiskey, honey syrup, lemon juice, Chartreuse

Yuzu Cooler $4
Yuzu juice, grape juice, ginger beer

High Tea  $4
Red Zinger Tea, honey syrup, tonic, lemon

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Logan Square Kitchen is rockin’ out its 3rd Valentine’s Day Pastry Market on February 11 & 12, from 10am-3pm. LSK remains committed to showcasing the best and newest local, small-batch food artisans in Chicago.

The event is open to the public -- for a $1 admission, you’ll discover amazing  handmade pastries, candy, chocolates, pies, and more. Shop for your Valentine’s gift or linger in the kitchen and enjoy your own treat over a great coffee, warm cider or hand-mixed cocktail.

More than a dozen food artisans will be featured each day – you’ll see emerging talent next to the familiar faces that make Chicago a great food town.  And yes, Vegan and gluten-free offerings are here. So far, the list of confirmed vendors includes:

BOT Bakery - all items vegan and gluten free
Celestial Kitchens - amazing artisanal pastry
Defloured - Saturday only, a gluten free bakery
Honeypie - pies!
Mayana Chocolate - boxed chocolates & gourmet bars
Mess Hall & Co. - preserves, mustards and cherries
Paper Moon Pastry - Sunday only, muffins & more baked goods
Piece of Mind Foods - Sunday only, gluten-free
Pomegranate Sweets and Savories - Saturday; cinnamon rolls & more
Puffs of Doom - cream puffs galore
Salted Caramel – where salty meets sweet
Sheekar Delights - Saturday only
Through the Liquor Glass - custom-curated cocktails & recipes
Tushiya Sweets & Treats - Sunday only; truffles & baked goods
Veruca Chocolates - newest chocolatier; boxed truffles

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5-COURSE POP-UP DINNER - Click here to buy tickets now!

Brothers and chefs Michael (Blackbird, wd~50) and Patrick Sheerin (Signature Room, Everest) along with owners  Matt Eisler and Kevin Heisner, are sharing the love this Valentine's Day with an exclusive Trenchermen pop-up at Logan Square Kitchen. Set to open in March, Trenchermen aims to integrate the best of both casual and fine dining experiences with a menu of familiar flavors presented in an unexpected manner.

The pop-up will feature a five course tasting menu with beer, wine and cocktail pairings by Trenchermen Beverage Director, Tona Palomino (wd~50) and will be a chance to preview dishes from the highly anticipated restaurant.

Tickets are available for $120/per person and include five-course food and beverage pairings, tax and gratuity. A cash bar will also be available for patrons that want a drink before or after dinner.

Menu includes:
Pickle tot, chicken bonito, scallion
Ricotta and sake lees agnolotti, butternut squash miso, smoked pickled grapes
Scallops, oyster avgolemeno, egg yolk, bamboo rice
Aged duck breast, cornbread, yuzu apple sauce
Coffee cake, fried chocolate, tofu chai ice cream

Drink pairings will include beer, wine, sake and cocktails such as:

Baby Momma
Damiana, Yuzu, Tonic

Slippery Slope
Rye, Cynar, Cherry Heering

Para Todo Bien
Mezcal, Yellow Chartreuse, Pineapple
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Join us for a special dinner, Wednesday, December 7th.  Reservations required. LSK is teaming up with Chef Efrain Cuevas of Clandestino and Miriam Matasar of Lagniappe Beverage for a special journey with Forlon Hope Wines leading the charge!  RESERVE NOW...

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Delicious chocolates, baked goods and other treats from local, small-batch artisans. Delivering the latest and greates in new products and new vendors.

Open to the public. $1 admission, kids free.

So far, the list of confirmed vendors includes:

Celestial Kitchens
Fritz Pastry
Ipsento Coffee
Jo Snow Syrups
Katherine Anne Confections (Saturday Only)
Mayana Chocolate
Rare Bird Preserves
Salted Caramel
Sweet Spot Macarons
Tushiya Sweets and Treats (Sunday Only)
Bot Bakery
Defloured (Sunday Only)
First Slice
Wedge Pies (Saturday Only)
Puffs of Doom

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Join Logan Square Kitchen in making all food in our city safer for everyone.  Please sign our petition and energetically send along to everyone you know.  This is for anyone with a stomach.

Yes, you can choose to remain anonymous. We're reaching for 23,000 signatures, one for every food business in Chicago.  LSK has been over-inspected, while many unsafe facilities go years without an inspection.  We have no food business leaders in the Health Department in Chicago, and we need good ones now to  be sure the resources we have, stretched very thin, are put to the best use.

We're also announcing PUBLIC HEALTH INSPECTION PARTIES here at LSK.  Whenever we're going to have an inspection, we'll throw our doors open. Building a restaurant?  Come see an inspection.  Thinking of starting a business here? Come see how folks get licensed.  Member of the media? PLEASE, come and help us!  Just plain interested? Need a coffee? We don't care why you visit, just come on down!

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Thursday, August 18, 2011:

Full Details Here

Buy Tickets Now

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Friday-Sunday, July 29-31, 2011:

Part of the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, featuring globally inspired street food from 
the chefs of Le Bouchon and La Sardine.

Friday, July 29: 4pm - 11pm
Saturday, July 30: 12pm - 11pm
Sunday, July 31: 12pm - 11pm

The delicious menu includes:

- Fried Risotto Balls with
 Romesco Sauce
- Duck Tacos with Pickled Onion, 
Cilantro and Citrus
- Vegetarian Crepe
- Peanut Butter & Jelly Ice Cream
- Mojito Sorbet

Be sure to stop by! 

  

GLIMPSE SOLD OUT!

Catch us next time.

Details, click on the release below:

Menu, click below:

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Come taste some of the best local loveliness around!

SATURDAY:

Black Dog Gelato, Brass Knuckle Bon Bons, Celestial Kitchens, Compassioneat (gluten free), FIG Catering (pies), Flour Cake and Pastry, Fritz Pastry, Ipsento Coffee House, Jo Snow Syrups, Katherine Anne Confections, Mayana Chocolate, Nonna Santi's Biscotti, Rare Bird Preserves, Salted Caramel, Swirlz Cupcakes

SUNDAY:

Celestial Kitchens, De-floured (gluten free), FIG Catering (pies), Flour Cake and Pastry, Fritz Pastry (donuts only), Ipsento Coffee House, Jo Snow Syrups, Katherine Anne Confections, Mayana Chocolate, Nice Cream, Rare Bird Preserves, Salted Caramel, Small Comfort (pot pies), tinycakes

Please RSVP so our vendors make enough for everyone.

Logan Square Kitchen will also offer some spiked coffee and a Valentine's cocktail that'll make you BLUSH, thanks to Lagniappe Beverage.

$1 Admission, Kids free

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Delectable treats and gourmet gifts from local, small-bath artisans.

Featuring many returning vendors from previous markets, plus new stars too!

Open to the public - $1 admission, kids free

Santa is here Saturday and Sunday from 11am-2pm!

Please RSVP to help our vendors estimate production.

These vendors will be here BOTH Saturday and Sunday:

Salted Caramel
Provenance Food and Wine
Mayana Chocolate
Katherine Anne Confections
Jo Snow
Ipsento Coffee House
Happy Bodega
Fritz Pastry - donuts

Flour Cake and Pastry
Celestial Kitchens
Black Dog Gelato
SATURDAY-ONLY vendors:                              

Sweet Miss Givings     
Nonna Santi's Biscotti                             
Fritz Pastry - baked goods                      
Floriole Bakery                                      
Auntie Jo's Yummies                                

SUNDAY-ONLY vendors:

tinycakes (vegan cookie sampler)
St. Bernard's Underground Bakery - rustic bread
Nice Cream
Defloured (gluten-free)
Cheap Tart
Fritz Pastry (vegan donuts)

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Deliciously haunting treats from small-batch pastry artisans. So many talented young companies, we've extended the market to two days, both Saturday and Sunday!

Featuring: Cheap Tart, Crumb, Flour. Cake and Pastry, Fritz Pastry, Happy Bodega, Katherine Anne Confections, Mayana Chocolate, Nice Cream
 Quince & Apple, Rich Chocolates & Candies, The Baked Escape,
Salted Caramel, Snookelfritz Ice Cream Artistry,
St. Bernard's Underground Bakery, Sweet Miss Givings and Tinycakes

Coffee from Ipsento Coffee House

Open to the public - $1 admission, kids free

Photos courtesy of Christina Noel Photography
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At your service during the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival,
Saturday/Sunday, July 24-25, 2010


Logan Square Kitchen presents Chicago’s First Pop-Up Restaurants – two themes , for two days only.  Featuring Chef Jason Hammel of Lula and Nightwood (in partnership with Intelligentsia) and Chef Bill Kim of Urban Belly and Belly Shack.

Chef Bill Kim:   “A Pop-up restaurant gives me the freedom to experiment for a short time and get instantaneous feedback—it’s the freedom that makes it so appealing.  Like test driving a great car.”

Chef Jason Hammel:  “Being a chef is all about repetition, about trying to do something again and again in just the same way.  The Pop Up gives us the freedom to take chances, to play, to just have fun doing what we love. It's like wearing a costume and going undercover-- Logan Square has never seen us like this before.”

During the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Fest, Chefs will present festival food—simple and fun.   Quick counter service will be cash only.  There will be limited seating, as food will be designed to travel,  allowing folks to get back to music stages and art galleries.

Each chef’s pop-up will have an overall theme.  Chef Bill Kim’s is a Summer Picnic, while Chef Jason Hammel and Intelligentsia are presenting Coffee & Doughnuts.
The details of each theme and menu will be released via Logan Square Kitchen on Facebook and Twitter at logansqkitchen. 

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Featuring: B True Bakery, City Provisions, Crumb, FIG Catering,
Flour Cake and Pastry, Fritz Pastry, Katherine Anne Confections,
Macaron Chicago, Nice Cream, Pastry Freak,
 Quince & Apple, Rich Chocolates & Candies and Tinycakes

Coffee from Metropolis Coffee
Tea from Porte Rouge

Open to the public

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see photos here

 see videos here

Vendors included:
B True Bakery, FIG Catering, Floriole Bakery,
Flour Cake & Pastry, Katherine Anne Confections, Macaron Chicago,
Nice Cream
, Rare Bird Preserves, Rich Chocolates & Candies, Ruth & Phils,
Sugarkist, and Tinycakes

Coffee from Metropolis Coffee, Tea from Porte Rouge

info@logansquarekitchen.com or (773) 342-2333