Feast and Fashion
Friday, September 11, 2009 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM (CDT)
Do not miss this event.
Local designer, Anke Loh, will reveal her latest work, Urban Identities, a new group of garments based on her research and experimentation during a visiting fellowship at the Research Center for Fashion, Body, and Material Cultures, London.
Anke Loh lives in Chicago, where she works as a designer and assistant professor in the Department of Fashion at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Loh’s designs have been shown locally including Aloft: Fearless Fashion at Chicago’s Luminaire® in 2007, and Dressing Light at Chicago’s UBS Tower and Chicago Cultural Center in 2006.
Her collections have been featured on the catwalk at the Centre Pompidou in Paris; the Osaka Collection Show in Japan; and Mode Landed in Antwerp, Belgium.
Complimentary cocktail amuse bouche at reception..
During the event, wander the supermarket and discover 4 food kiosks, where we will be serving seasonal tasting dishes using ingredients from our favorite local producers.
The supermarket aisles become the runway for the fashion show.
Wine will be available for purchase at the dinner spot. Purchase your bottle(s) and leave it at the bar. We will pour for you through the evening.
- In the Produce Department: Heirloom Tomato Salad w/ grilled zucchini yeast bread, hand pulled fresh mozzarella, and city basil
- At the Fish Counter: Wild Salmon Tartare w/ grapefruit reduction, grey shallots, and baby cilantro
- At the Deli: Mixed Grill of local Quail and Artisanal Sausage, Seasonal Vegetable Succotash w/ Tarragon and Maple
- In the Freezer Aisle: Sampling of 3 Artisanal Housemade Frozen Custards: Peach - Blueberry - Chocolate. Served w/ Accompaniments
Live performace by the beatboxer of your dreams Yuri Lane
Beats by DJ Moppy
Hair by Salon Blonde in Wicker Park
Guests will receive exact location and event details immediately after you make your reservation. You will also be sent a reminder with all the final details 1 day before the event.