Chicago Goes Pink: Where To Eat For A #GreatCause


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

If you need an excuse to support a great cause, the city of Chicago (Chi-town! ) is going pink at some of it’s most highly-awarded and talked-about restaurants.

The city known  for great deep dish pizza, Chicago dogs and of course the Italian beef sandwich is going PINK to help raise awareness for breast cancer!

So where should you eat, drink and support breast cancer when in The Windy City?

Here is a quick round-up



The Peninsula Chicago

The luxurious 5-star hotel, The Peninsula Chicago has been supporting Breast Cancer Awareness for more than six years. Raising more than half a million dollars already, guests and visitors can add to this wonderful initiative by stopping in The Lobby for a pink cocktail or even a Think Pink Massage #Pediforacure !

But for those who like something sweet, make a reservation for the special Art of Pink Peninsula Afternoon Tea with sweet and savory treats.

Monday through Saturday, tea seatings are at 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm and on Sundays between 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm. The “Pretty in Pink” cocktail will be featured in The Bar with a donation from each purchase. Pierrot Gourmet, the European café downstairs of the hotel will feature a Rose Lychee Macaron for US$ 8, with US$ 2 from each purchase donated.


GT PRIME, Chicago

GT Prime is the hottest restaurant in Chicago right now. The owners of other great Chicago restaurants like Boka and GT Oyster are donating US$1 from each corn and jalapeno side dish. It is totally delicious and goes perfectly with their Wagyu steak, so eat up and support breast cancer this month


Garrett Popcorn goes PINK

If you love sweet and salty and you LOVE popcorn, then you must know Garrett Popcorn in Chicago. Oprah’s favourite, this awesome PINK campaign lets you eat popcorn and also collect a pink tin as a souvenir!


Tijuana Flats

How cool is this, Pink Tacos for Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Tijuana Flats

Already in its ninth year and over $650,000 !


Stan’s Donuts

Stan’s Donuts – An institution and apparently the best donuts for locals to nosh on – get awesome donuts and support breast cancer. Who needs an excuse to eat pink donuts anyway?












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