WBEZ | Garrett Popcorn http://www.wbez.org/tags/garrett-popcorn Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Eat this, drink that: Christmas week edition http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2012-12/eat-drink-christmas-week-edition-104522 <p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/garrettchicagomix.jpg" style="height: 413px; width: 620px;" title="Garrett Popcorn Chicago Mix, CaramelCrisp and CheeseCorn (WBEZ/Louisa Chu)" /></p><p><u><strong>Friday, December 21</strong></u></p><p>Le&nbsp;<a href="http://www.frenchmarketchicago.com/events/">Marché de Noël </a>at the <a href="http://www.frenchmarketchicago.com/index.php">Chicago French Market</a>&nbsp;closes tonight so <em>allez-y</em> for your last chance to stroll the traditional-ish French market &mdash; with cheese, bread, and wine from Pastoral&nbsp;<em>bien sûr,</em><em>&nbsp;</em>but bánh mì from Saigon Sisters, and locally sourced food from Wisma too.&nbsp;Admission FREE.</p><p><u><strong>Saturday, December 22</strong></u></p><p><a href="http://www.garrettpopcorn.com/">Garrett Popcorn</a> celebrates the one-year anniversary of their <a href="http://www.garrettpopcorn.com/chicago-locations/737-East-87th-Street/">87th and Cottage Grove shop</a> by giving away a <a href="http://blog.garrettpopcorn.com/garrett-holiday-ornament/">keepsake Garrett holiday ornament</a> with purchase from 10 a.m. until supplies last at this location only. Get Chicago Mix and the seasonal Gingerbread Caramel Crisp. Admission FREE.</p><p><u><strong>Sunday, December 23</strong></u></p><p>&#39;Twas the night before the night before Christmas with&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/373018362792019/">Christmas Eve-Eve</a> at <a href="http://reddoorchicago.com/">Red Door Kitchen and Bar</a>, but let&#39;s let our friend,&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/cheftroygraves">chef and veteran, Troy Graves</a> tell the story: &quot;Every Christmas Eve-Eve growing up, my mom made oyster stew at a local bar for people to stop by and have a bite and a drink before going off to their family&#39;s. I want to continue that tradition at Red Door with another dish I love. This Sunday I&#39;ll be making a <a href="http://blog.restaurantintelligenceagency.com/2012/11/mexican-food-memories-inspire-new-special-at-red-door/">big fat pot of <em>pozole</em></a> and serving it up on the house while it lasts. Stop in for $5 glasses of wine and select cocktails and share some laughs before you have to behave around the family.&quot; Admission FREE.</p><p><u><strong>Monday, December 24</strong></u></p><p>The <a href="http://www.christkindlmarket.com/en/">Christkindlmarket Chicago</a> closes at <a href="http://www.explorechicago.org/city/en/things_see_do/event_landing/events/mose/christmas_tree.html">Daley Plaza</a> for the year. Your last chance to get a <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2012-12/kinder-surprise-2500-contraband-chocolate-egg-104292">Kinder&nbsp;</a><a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2012-12/kinder-surprise-2500-contraband-chocolate-egg-104292">Überraschung</a>&nbsp;at <a href="http://www.sweet-castle.de/">Hermann-the-German&#39;s Sweet Castle</a>.&nbsp;Admission FREE.</p><p><strong style="text-decoration: underline;">Tuesday, December 25</strong></p><p>Merry Christmas!</p><p><u><strong>Wednesday, December 26</strong></u></p><p>Happy <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxing_Day">Boxing Day</a>!</p></p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 05:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2012-12/eat-drink-christmas-week-edition-104522