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Big Jones Cookbook Party; Craft Beer Week Returns in May; More

Plus, Staytion Market & Bar opens at the Renaissance; Sprinkles celebrates 10 years with free cupcakes.

The Big Jones Cookbook
The Big Jones Cookbook
University of Chicago Free Press

ANDERSONVILLE—To celebrate the release of The Big Jones Cookbook, author/chef/co-owner Paul Fehribach will host a supper as well as a cake and cocktails party on Wednesday, May 6 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The supper, with a punch reception, costs $45 and the cake and cocktails event is $25 per person, with copies of the cookbook on sale for $30. For more information, including menu details, visit here and call Big Jones at 773-275-5725 for reservations. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN—The 6th annual Chicago Craft Beer Week is coming up May 14 through May 24 (more like Craft Beer Week-and-a-Half). All told there will be nearly 600 events, including Illinois Brewer Appreciation Night at US Cellular Field on May 20 and Welles Park Craft Beer Fest on May 23. For more information on Chicago Craft Beer Week, visit the event's website. [EaterWire]

THE LOOP—The Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is now home to a new food and drinks spot, Staytion Market & Bar. The food and drinks are inspired by the city and its neighborhoods (lChicago-style roast beef sliders, O'Leary's Cow, Greek Town Salad). Design elements feature inspiration from CTA buses of yesteryear. You can view the restaurant's full menu below. [EaterWire]

GOLD COAST—Sprinkles cupcakes is celebrating their tenth anniversary on Monday and you can join in the festivities by stopping by and being rewarded with a free cupcake from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. that day. [EaterWire]

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 372-7200 Visit Website

Big Jones

5347 North Clark Street, , IL 60640 (773) 275-5725 Visit Website

Sprinkles Cupcakes

50 E Walton St, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 573-1600 Visit Website