People get to explore the neighborhood while sampling food and drinks during the Taste of Northalsted. Credit: Provided/Ken Brown/Northalsted Business Alliance

NORTHALSTED — Businesses along North Halsted Street in Lakeview are putting together a food- and drink-sampling crawl, and tickets are available now.

The Taste of Northalsted is 2-5 p.m. April 15. It will feature 19 local businesses, according to the Northalsted Business Alliance. Tickets cost $15 and are available online.

Participants will stroll through Northalsted — a neighborhood famous for its LGBTQ community and rainbow pylons, which make up the Legacy Walk — while sampling food from 10 restaurants and 16 bars and breweries, according to the business alliance.

Guests must be 21 or older and have an ID to sample alcohol, according to the business alliance.

Elevate Coffee, a partner in this year’s Taste of Northalsted, was a food sampling location last year. Credit: Provided/Del Nakamura/Northalsted Business Alliance

Participating businesses:

People sample drinks at Out of the Closet during the 2022 Taste of Northalsted. Credit: Provided/Del Nakamura/Northalsted Business Alliance

Beverage samples:

  • CH Distillery
  • Crystal Head Vodka
  • Funkytown Brewery
  • Grey Goose Vodka
  • Howard Street Brewing
  • JAJA Tequila
  • Jeppson’s Malort
  • Jeppson’s Bourbon
  • Metropolitan Brewing
  • Patron Tequila
  • Proper No. 12 Irish Apple
  • Ravinia Brewing
  • Red Bull
  • Revolution Brewing
  • ROVM Hard Kombucha
  • Skrewball Whiskey

More information is on the Northalsted Business Alliance’s website.

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