3rd Taste of Ravenswood announces Malt Row participants, featuring new neighborhood hotspots and returning favorites


The Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the neighborhood participants of its 3rd annual Taste of Ravenswood taking place on Friday, November 10 from 6-10 pm at the Ravenswood Event Center, 4043 N. Ravenswood Ave. With plentiful pours from local craft breweries and distilleries and dishes from Ravenswood’s top eateries, participants include the first Michelin-starred brewpub Band of Bohemia, Begyle Brewing Co. (“Best New Brewery” Chicago Magazine) and The Long Room’s Beard and Belly.

In celebration of the collaborative spirit of Ravenswood, businesses along Malt Row, home to one of the country’s most prolific craft brewing communities, will partner with neighborhood restaurants to create booze-infused bites available for one-night-only, exclusively at Taste of Ravenswood.

Collaborative Partnerships include:

  • Amy’s Candy Bar with Ampersand Wine Bar
  • Beard & Belly with Begyle Brewing Co.
  • BienMeSabe Venezuelan Restaurant with Spiteful Brewing
  • Lucila’s Homemade with KOVAL Distillery
  • Roots Handmade Pizza with Dovetail Brewery
  • Spoken Cafe with KOVAL Distillery

Additional Taste of Ravenswood participants include neighborhood stable Empirical Brewery and award-winning Half Acre Beer Company which each boast newly-opened Tap Room kitchens.

HundoBall! boards will be set up at Taste of Ravenswood for attendees to try out the new skee-ball/cornhole hybrid game along with a life-size Jenga. Live music TBA.

Tickets are on sale now. Attendees are encouraged to take advantage of Early Bird Pricing and purchasing tickets by Thursday, October 12 for $10 off. Regularly priced general admission tickets are $70 each and include 20 tasting pours and unlimited food from 7:00-10:00 p.m. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $100 each, allowing guests to enter at 6:00 p.m. for an exclusive Happy Hour with access to chefs, brewers and distillers, unlimited food and tasting pours and a swag bag. Full table reservations are also available for $1,000 and include VIP admission plus reserved seating for up to 8 guests.

For tickets, please visit http://ravenswoodchicago.org/taste-of-ravenswood.

The Taste of Ravenswood benefits the Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit membership organization whose mission is to empower local businesses through a proactive and inclusive approach to community issues. While just established in 2015, the Greater Ravenswood Chamber is tied to a 57-year history of fostering a vibrant, locally-focused economy in Ravenswood. Through a variety of innovative programs, initiatives and special events, including the management of SSA#31, the GRCC aims to provide its members with access to information and resources vital to long-term success. The Greater Ravenswood Chamber is guided by the belief that creativity, sustainable living and diverse industry position Ravenswood as a destination neighborhood. The organization serves the area from Foster south to Irving Park and from Leavitt east to Clark.  Find out more at www.RavenswoodChicago.org.