Bite Nite & Foodie Fest 2015, celebrating local food in Oak Park

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Tickets are available for Foodie Fest and Bite Nite, a celebration of local fare starting Friday, Feb. 20, ending Saturday, March 7, according to a press release from the OPRF Chamber of Commerce.

Bite Nite, the official kickoff to Foodie Fest, will take place on Friday, Feb. 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Nineteenth Century Club located at 178 Forest Avenue in Oak Park. Over 30 restaurants in the area will be participating in the opening night event, including chefs from Carnivore and Chef Paco of New Rebozo, according to the press release.

Foodie Fest officially begins on Saturday, Feb. 21. “We modeled Foodie Fest off ‘restaurant week’ promotions across the country,” according to the OPRF Chamber of Commerce website. “Restaurants feature prix fixe menus, each with three items or courses.  Meals are priced at either $10, $20 or $30.”

Local restaurants participating in Bite Nite and Foodie Fest include the following, according to the Oak Park Chamber of Commerce website:

  • Aripo’s
  • Autre Monde
  • Barclay’s American Grille
  • Carnivore
  • Chef Mommy
  • Chicago Style Vegan
  • Counter Coffee
  • Cucina Paradiso
  • Eastgate Cafe
  • Eyrie
  • Flat Top
  • Friend That Cooks
  • House Red
  • Jimmy’s Place
  • Khyber Pass
  • La Bella Pasteria
  • Lake St Kitchen + Bar
  • Little Gem Cafe
  • Lou Malnati’s
  • Madison Park Kitchen
  • Mancini’s
  • Marion Street Market
  • Native Foods Cafe
  • New Rebozo
  • Papspiros
  • Piggyback Tavern
  • Poor Phil’s
  • Red Mango
  • River Forest Chocolates
  • Serenitea
  • Skrine Chops
  • Starship Restaurant & Catering
  • Sugar Beet Coop
  • Taste of Brasil
  • The Juice Joint
  • The Onion Roll
  • Triton’s Food & Hospitality Program
  • Whole Foods
  • Winberie’s

Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber office located at 143 S. Oak Park Ave. or online at

For more information, visit the official page here:



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