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Ladies and gents, I’ve noticed lately that I’ve felt the FOMO guilt come over me. Anyone else? Fear of Missing Out. Chicago is the City of Broad Shoulders and so much to do, if you blink, you’ll miss amazing concerts, new art exhibits, and trusted and novelty restaurants. I can’t count the number of times I’ve realized I’ve missed an opportunity to experience culture in this city, discovering them after they came and went.
This is why I’m so excited that I received an email from a creative, enthusiastic entertainer and connector, Elysabeth Alfano, the host of WTTW’s Fear No ART. She reached out to share information about a new event she is the mastermind behind called: The Dinner Party. And this time, I was determined not to miss out. I was almost instantly sold by the name, even before I learned more about it, but I was even more pleasantly surprised to find out that this live food + art fusion experience is not a supper club (which is exciting in its own right).
What is it? I asked. It is an monthly event held at City Winery that includes three national or local celebrities and a local Chicago chef who have impromptu conversation at the dinner table, live Tweeting and the audience (guests) taste the chef’s entrees, appetizers, chocolate, and wine! It’s filmed and live, and the audience gets to be a part of the party. Food, wine, chocolate, live and social media conversations? Um, yes, please! I was so curious to learn more, so I interviewed Elysabeth. I just went from Fear of Missing Out to Fear No ART – so, I’ll fear not and dive in! Dive in to The Dinner Party: (more…)