Veganuary Events and Specials in Chicago
Celebrate Veganuary with these events and specials at plant-based spots around Chicago!
Ste Martaen’s Vegan Charcuterie and Wine Tasting to kick off 2020 happens January 16th from 6-8pm! The event will feature house-made vegan cheeze, meat and pate in addition to local vegan cheeze from Cheeze&ThankYou.
Upton's has you covered with the Bac Mac Nachos—cheesy tortilla chips loaded with fried bacon! An irresistible combo only available for Veganuary! Dessert at Uptons is a must and we never say no to soft serve , especially when it’s cookie dough!
All-you-can-eat pizza extravaganza is back this month! For $20, enjoy deep dish NYC style pizza and more from 7-9pm on January 28th. Tickets available for purchase on Instagram. Gluten-free? No problem. Just let them know.
Antique Taco will feature locally made Phoenix Bean Tofu. Order it this week as the Phoenix Tofu Al Pastor Taco, which comes topped with red onion, cilantro, and pineapple. Don’t forget to order a side of guac and chips!
No Bones Beach Club
Don’t know where to go for lunch? Stop by No Bones Beach Club for Crispy Chicken Tenders a side of Old Bay seasoned fries or a Passionfruit BBQ Burger with a Beyond Meat Burger patty. The Grilled Romaine BLTA Salad is perfect for those wanting a lighter option! One can never go wrong with an order of Baja-style deep fried avocado tacos and the Crab Cake Benedict, a weekend brunch menu favorite. Ste Martean collaboration with No Bones Beach Club Chicago will take place January 21st starting at 5pm and features Vegan Fish and Chips w/Curry Gravy and Tartar Sauce!
South Side Brunch at Soy Viva
Kick off the New Year with an All-You-Can-Eat Vegan Brunch! Soy Viva will be hosting a huge feast with a photo booth, live DJ and bottomless mimosas! The event will take place January 26th from 11-2pm! Check out bio for tickets.
Sunday Funday Vegan Market & Mindful Baking Celebration
Mindful Baking celebrates their one year anniversary in Ravenswood this January 25th! Sunday Funday Vegan Market takes place every Sunday until March, with local (rotating) vegan vendors such as Twidley Bits, The Chunky Scone, Tuanis Chocolate, and Mindful Baking! Additionally, Brawn and Beauty, Mojo Owl and Crochetknit30 make perfect cruelty-free gifts!
River North, Gold Coast and Steeterville
Lyfe Kitchen vegan-friendly menu offers their regular options along with event specials! Grab The Kale and Sweet Potato Penne (a gluten-free lentil penne covered in dairy-free rosemary sweet potato sauce with spicy chorizo, roasted sweet potatoes, organic chopped kale) or The Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos (roasted buffalo cauliflower, avocado, and scallions topped with a green herb aioli and served on corn tortillas). Grab a vegan Chocolate Whoopie Pie by Defloured Bakery on the way out!
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