BUCKTOWN—The Southern chef Cary Taylor hosts the Green City Market Junior Board's Meet the Market on April 21 between 6-8 p.m. The event will showcase some of the farmers who sell at the market, and Taylor will prepare mini shrimp and grits ($8) and Mississippi Milk ($6), a cocktail with Death's Door vodka infused with Three Sister's roasted pecans and cream. [EaterWire]
GOOSE ISLAND—If you have an interest in history and food, especially during the Depression Era, check out Midwest Eats at Kendall College April 29-30 and May 1. Discussions, tours and feasts abound. Pricing and schedules are online.
STREETERVILLE—To welcome new pastry chef Melissa Trimmer to the team, C-House will offer guests 50 percent off dessert every Monday in May if they simply mention the May With Melissa promotion. And C-View outside roof deck opens May 13. [EaterWire]