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The Mystery of Diner en Blanc Arrives in Chicago

Posted by | Festival, France | 13 Comments

What would you think if I invited you to a party with the key direction being you must wear white. The location is a secret until an hour before the event begins. You bring your own table, chairs, linens and food. And you have the time of your life!

Diner en blanc pop up festival on Chicago's lakefront


Diner en blanc pop up festival on Chicago's lakefront

It’s called Le Diner en Blanc and was started 30 years ago in Paris by Francois Pasquier and a handful of friends. Now, you will find events across the world with thousands of guests in attendance each time. The concept is simple: bring together a group of guests in a secret location where the purpose is to share a beautiful meal with new and old friends at a city’s most special locations.… Read more

Tickled Pink Gala for Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted by | Fundraiser, Restaurants | 7 Comments

Tickled Pink. Cute expression, right? What if I told you that Tickled Pink Chicago has raised over $1.8 million since 2005 for breast cancer research and awareness? This fabulous event was started by the talented Jodi Fyfe, in memory of her beloved cousin, Carrie Kenney, who at a young age, lost her battle with breast cancer. Looking for ways to honor her vibrant cousin, she launched Tickled Pink Chicago creating an annual fundraiser to honor Carrie’s philosophy to celebrate life. In 2013, Tickled Pink Chicago partnered with Bright Pink, the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer.… Read more