—They drew constant lines for a recreation of the The Max diner, so will the people behind Saved By The Max do the same for a recreation of the nightclub The Attic? That’s the hope for the TV show-themed popup’s Halloween party that will bring a version of the club to a space in Wicker Park on Oct. 31. Tickets go on sale on Oct. 5 a 11 a.m. — more details are here.
—Taste Talks, the Brooklyn-bred food conference and event circuit, happens again in Chicago this weekend. Curated by Lula Cafe owner Jason Hammel this year, it kicks off with an opening party tonight before moving into the conferences, talks, a dinner and more. Click here for more details and tickets.
—Brendan Sodikoff’s 3 Greens Market will open for weekday breakfast beginning Monday. The hot bar will include two types of breakfast burritos (chorizo or black bean and sweet potato), a baked Denver omelet and homemade cinnamon rolls. It’ll open at 7 a.m. Monday through Friday and also caters now.
—You’ll have one-time chance tomorrow to taste German-influenced food by Rick Bayless, as he’ll cook up bratwurst tacos at Cruz Blanca’s Oktoberfest party. The event, running from noon until 4 p.m., also includes live "Mexican-Polka" music and sausage sticks. $20 tickets, which include beer, a beer stein and a bretzel, are available here.
—Cosi, the fast-casual chain known for flatbread sandwiches, filed for bankruptcy earlier in the week. But despite 29 locations shuttering across the country earlier in the month, all seven Chicagoland locations remain open, the Tribune reports.