Nearly 100,000 people of Ukrainian descent live in the Chicago area, many with their own proud generational and culinary stories. Join Dames Who Read and explore Ukrainian history and family dynamics as well as memories of the table as we read Savage Feast, Three Generation, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table, by Boris Fishman.
Our evening will begin with a guided tour at the Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago, where we will learn about the local immigrant story and see artifacts from their collection. A short walk away, Tryzub restaurant will present dishes – including some mentioned in the book – that will further tell the story.
Afterward, save room and time for a quick visit to a nearby Ukrainian grocery store where we will find examples of all of the mentioned ingredients as well as some amazing desserts.
When & Where: Thursday, October 17,
5:30 Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago, 2469 West Superior
6:30 TRYZUB Restaurant, 2201 West Chicago
8:15 Optional visit to nearby grocery & bakery
Tickets available here. Cost is $40 per person for Dames; $45 for non-members and includes museum admission and tour and multi-course dinner. (Beverages available for individual purchase.) Registration closes at noon on Mon., Oct. 17. Event limited to 20 guests.
PLEASE NOTE: This meeting is on a Thursday and begins early. If you cannot attend the museum tour at 5:30, please let Judith know that you will be meeting us at the restaurant at 6:30 (text Judith at 312-203-0532.)