Experience the culture of Asian night markets without leaving Chicago. The new Argyle night market kicks off tonight at 5 PM with food from Tank Noodle, Sun Wah BBQ, Tai Nam Market, Uptown Brownie and Phoenix Bean Tofu as well as scenes from Romeo & Juliet by performed by the Hypocrites.
Free Ice Cream
Sprinkles is breaking into the ice cream business, and here is the best part - they are putting cupcakes in it. Have a scoop of cherry vanilla adorned with a cupcake top or triple chocolate in a red velvet cone. Starting at noon on Friday, 150 free servings of the ice cream will be given away (312-573-1600).
Food trucks rely on social media to alert customer of the truck’s whereabouts. So, when Techweek came to town, they partnered up for a night of food face-offs and good old-fashioned geekiness. The Food Truck Face-Off will be held on the south drive of Merchandise Mart from 6 to 8 PM on Friday. Participating trucks include Brand BBQ, Ice Cubed and The Fat Shallot.
Milwaukee Ave Arts Fest
The hipster-pocalypse is here all weekend. Starting Friday night and continuing though Sunday, the annual arts fest features a central hub of food and music in the square as well as free art exhibits on Milwaukee Avenue. Food will be provided by Longman & Eagle, Reno, Telegraph and Lula Cafe.