Have shopping left? Try the Local & Fair Trade Holiday Bazaar

Bennison's Bakery | Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House from Bennison's Bakery

If you missed Sunday’s Local & Fair Trade Holiday Gift Bazaar, you’ll have a second chance on December 19 between 11am-4pm. The bazaar is a low-key, shopping cart-free gathering of many of the city’s best food purveyors. Since it’s held in the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, you can also take a break with the butterflies. Talk about no stress!

Make a shopping list from the vendors listed on the site and go: Need honey from City Provisions (in cool Koval bottles)? Check. Confections from Flora? Check. Zombie gingerbreadmen from Bleeding Heart? Check! Drink Deck or A La Card Packs? Check, check and check. I was able to get all my foodie holiday shopping done in one afternoon. Plus, I made a list of things I want to find in my own kitchen — Peppermint & Marshmallow Ice Cream from Ruth & Phil’s? Oh, yeah!

As a bonus, Chef Gale Gand will make an appearance that Sunday. She’ll have samples of her root beer and will be autographing copies of her books, including Brunch!, Chocolate & Vanilla, and Short & Sweet.

Admission is $5, but readers of Chicago Bites can get 2-for-1 early access at 10am and be eligible for door prizes! Just use the code gift241 when pre-registering.

Nougats from Flora Confections

Nougats from Flora Confections

See more of my photos from the event on Grubstreet.

  1. ScrumptPantry left a comment on December 8, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    RT @ChicagoBites: [Post] Have shopping left? Try the Local & Fair Trade Holiday Bazaar http://www.chicagobites.com/2010/12/have

  2. Krista left a comment on December 9, 2010 at 6:51 am

    Hey, thanks for the discount! Will have to swing by on the 19th!

  3. restaurant forms left a comment on December 16, 2010 at 3:42 am

    The pictures above seems to be so yummy, Just looking at it makes me feel hungry. Love it.

  4. RichChocolates left a comment on December 18, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    RT @ChicagoBites: Don’t forget the Local & Fair Trade Holiday Bazaar is tomorrow. Great event for foodie shopping: http://www.chicagobites.com/2010/12/have

  5. MKinChiTown left a comment on December 18, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    @ChicagoBites registered for the Holiday Bazaar 2morrow & used the code to buy 2 tkts but it charged me $11.98. No 2 for 1.

  6. ChicagoBites left a comment on December 19, 2010 at 5:40 pm

    @MKinChiTown Bummer. Talk to them at the table as you walk in, I’m sure they’ll make it right for you. 🙁

  7. MKinChiTown left a comment on December 19, 2010 at 6:42 pm

    @ChicagoBites they did. Gave me $5 back. Told me I should have put in code & only 1 ticket. Seems alot of people did it wrong……

  8. ChicagoBites left a comment on December 19, 2010 at 6:48 pm

    @MKinChiTown Whew. Let us know what you buy! 🙂

  9. MKinChiTown left a comment on December 19, 2010 at 6:50 pm

    @ChicagoBites iphone case, candy, drink deck, ala card cards, candles, holiday cards, an apron.

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