Free event Chicago Riverwalk
When: Every Thursday, July 13 – August 17, 2017 4:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Chicago Riverwalk, Jetty area of the Riverwalk between Wells and Franklin.
Chicago Sister Cities International is hosting a six week global celebration on the Riverwalk called Unifest. Each week several of Chicago’s 28 sister cities will be represented with food, drink and music.
Entertainment is free. Food and beverages: Bottled Water/Soda: $2, Food: $4, Beer: $6, Wine: $8 and Cocktails: $10.
MUSIC: Paris, France DJ Sadie Woods & DJ Madrid
SPIRIT: Warsaw, Poland Sobieski Vodka
BEER: Shanghai, China Tsingtao
Chicago: Revolution Brewing: Fist City, Rev Pils, Cross of Gold
RED WINE: Durban, South Africa Rupert & Rothschild Classique, 2014
WHITE WINE: Petach Tikva, Israel Mount Hermon White, 2016
FOOD: Athens, Greece Baklava: honey, chopped nuts, cinnamon
Hamburg, Germany: Fischbrötchen: poached shrimp, dill remoulade, pickled red onion on a kaiser bun
Chicago: Chicago-Style Popcorn: caramel and cheddar cheese mix
Chicago’s Sister Cities
They used to have the names and/or the flags of our sister cities displayed/hanging in the corridor from the CTA blue line into the Terminals at O’hare. They may still be there. I didn’t notice when I was there a couple months ago. Anyway here’s the list:
Accra, Ghana | Amman, Jordan | Athens, Greece | Belgrade, Serbia | Birmingham, UK | Bogotá, Colombia | Busan, Republic of Korea | Casablanca, Morocco | Delhi, India | Durban, South Africa | Galway, Ireland | Gothenburg, Sweden | Hamburg, Germany |
Kyiv, Ukraine | Lahore, Pakistan | Lucerne, Switzerland | Mexico City, Mexico | Milan, Italy | Moscow, Russia | Osaka, Japan | Paris, France | Petach Tikva, Israel | Prague, Czech Republic | Shanghai, China | Shenyang, China | Toronto, Canada | Vilnius, Lithuania | Warsaw, Poland