WEST LOOP—Gear up to give back with Hum creator Adam Seger as he guest bartends Nov. 30 at Prairie Fire. He'll serve up his original Prairie Grass Hum Punch comprising Hum (naturally), apples, mint, pear, maple sour and Darjeeling tea. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Share our Strength. In preparation, see how the cocktail is made. [EaterWire]
EVERYWHERE—In other Prairie Fire news chef/owner Sarah Stegner will ride along with Matt Maroni and the Gaztro-Wagon on Nov. 30 selling a special naan-wich. The first five people to purchase the sandwich and answer a trivia question or give a password (both found by following Stegner's Twitter feed or on the restaurant's blog will win dinner for two at Prairie Fire. Follow Gaztro-Wagon to see where it'll be tomorrow. [EaterWire]
LAKEVIEW—Hearty is saying Happy Hannukah. From Dec. 1 through 5, the comfort-food spot on a quiet stretch of North Broadway, will offer a $30 prix-fixe menu to honor the Jewish festival of lights, which begins at sundown on Dec. 1. The menu will feature chef Dan Smith's take on traditional dishes like beef brisket, jelly doughnuts, knishes, latkes and chopped liver with challah. [Hearty]
OLD TOWN—Want free drinks? Then join Svedka at Old Town Social Dec. 1 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. where five local mixologists get paired with local "celebrities" to help raise money for each team's chosen charity.