Quick Hits: Haute Happenings Around Chicago

From throwback hip hop to dining Wisconsin style, here are the haute happenings around Chicago that are currently on our radar.

haute happenings chicago

The Allium Society Launches this Thursday
There’s an exclusive new dinner club in town, and we wish we could tell you how to score an invite. The Four Seasons’ Allium Society — an invite-only quarterly event — kicks off its first installation this Thursday, August 18. The gist of the evenings goes like this: Invitees and their plus ones get just a few details and instructions about the night’s events (this week’s: simply “wear white”), and meet inside the Allium at the Four Seasons. From their, the fun begins, and guests are escorted to an undisclosed location.

Adopted Style X Henri Bendel
Local stylist Lily Duevel of Adopted Style is teaming up with Henri Bendel in Water Tower Place this Thursday, August 18 from 6-9 p.m. for an exclusive night of sips, sweets, and shopping. Guest are invited to take 25% off new arrivals all night, and the event is open to the public.

Jermaine Dupri & T-Pain Take Studio Paris
Studio Paris is throwing it back to the early 2000s with its latest lineup of live performances. First up:Jermaine Dupri takes the stage on Friday, August 18 at 9 p.m. T-Pain follows up Saturday, August 26, also at 9 p.m. Tickets & tables available for purchase here.
SideDoor’s Nod to Wisconsin

SideDoor, the Ontario St. gastropub and sister establishment to Lawry’s Prime Rib, is teaming up with Wisconsin-based Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats and Tyranena Brewing Co. for a collaborative dinner on WednesdaySeptember 13 at 7 p.m.  The event will include a five-course dinner and beer pairing. Menu highlights include BBQ-Glazed Bacon Slab with bread and butter pickles, brat in a blanket, and whole grain mustard, Pheasant Consommé and Pheasant Dumpling; and a Cherrywood Bacon-Wrapped Colorado Filet with lobster claw, fingerling potatoes, and balsamic. sidedoorchicago.com