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Wurst Festival Coming to Daley Plaza; Fish & Funk at Spiaggia; More

THE LOOP—A new Bavarian sausage-themed three-day event is heading to Daley Plaza September 18. The Wurst Festival features chef demos, tastings, craft beer and wine, and live music through September 20. [EaterWire]

GOLD COAST—Two more items are coming off the Spiaggia bucket list on Monday, as they're pumping funk music at the bar and offering fish courtesy of Giuseppe Tentori. Swordfish and snacks are only $20 per person from 7-10 p.m. plus they're slicing wine by the glass and specialty cocktails prices in half. [EaterWire]

FULTON MARKET—La Sirena Clandestina served its 20,000th empanada yesterday during lunch service. Past varieties include chili cheese dog, bean burrito, and chicken xim xim. [Zagat]

LAKEVIEW—2 Sparrows and North Shore Distillery are collaborating on a four-course cocktail-paired farm dinner tomorrow night with ingredients picked this morning at Green City Market. Cocktails include "Thai Basil Fizz" (Distiller's Gin No. 6, fresh lemon, Thai basil simple syrup, fresh Thai basil, club soda) and "Fall Sparkler" (North Shore vodka, spiced apple syrup, lemon, hard cider). Call (773) 234-2320 for reservations. [EaterWire]

La Sirena Clandestina

954 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607 (312) 226-5300 Visit Website


980 North Michigan Avenue, , IL 60611 (312) 280-2750 Visit Website


553 W Diversey Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614 (773) 234-2320

Daley Plaza

50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL