National Donut Day: Free Donuts in Chicago 0

glazedandinfusedbananaFriday, June 7 is National Donut Day and here’s how Chicago is celebrating — with free donuts!

National Donut Day is a food holiday celebrated first Friday of every June. The Salvation Army created the original Donut Day in 1938 to honor women who served donuts to soldiers during World War 1.


Glazed and Infused
Free donut (vanilla or maple bacon) to the first 20 people in line at each of its four locations.

Beaver Donuts Food Truck
In a promotion with the movie “The Heat” starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, the Beaver Donuts food truck is giving away free donuts for first 500 customers who mention “The Heat.” Offer begins 10 a.m. Follow @beaversdonuts for the truck’s whereabouts.

Do-Rite Donuts (50 W. Randolph Street)
Free donut if you download and present the @HailoChicago app on your phone.

Firecakes Donuts (68 West Hubbard Street)
Free  old-fashion buttermilk donut with a purchase (excluding beverages). All of Firecakes’ profits from the day will go to the Salvation Army.


Dunkin Donuts
Free donut with the purchase of any beverage at participating locations while supplies last.

Krispy Kreme
Free donut to every customer at participating US and Canada shops (excludes CT and Puerto Rico). No purchase necessary.

Entemann’s is donating $1 to the Salvation Army for every new Facebook “like” from now until June 30.


Fresh Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, and Drinks at Soupbox (Half Off). Two Options Available.

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Chicago Cultural Alliance Presents World Dumpling Fest – Oct 7th 0

Chicago Cultural Alliance will be hosting the World Dumpling Fest on October 7th, from 11am to 6pm, at Millennium Park. There’s going to be cultural performances, artist booths, and of course, dumplings. The event will feature dumplings from Chicago area restaurants, serving up an international variety of foods wrapped in dough.

Participating restaurants include:

  • Tryzub Restaurant serving their Varenyky pierogi.
  • Ethiopian Diamond serving their Sambusas
  • Chow Bros. serving their gourmet pierogis
  • Himalayan Restaurant serving varies kinds of Momo.
  • Himmel’s serving the German dumpling, Spätzle.
  • Kamehachi serving a variety of shumai.
  • Sweet Station serving a variety of traditional Chinese dumplings.
  • Perfect Pasta serving different variations of Ravioli.
  • and more…

What: World Dumpling Fest
When: Saturday, October 7th, 2017, 11am – 6pm
Where: Chase Promenade South, Millennium Park
How: 3 dumplings for $10 or 18 dumplings for $50. Tasting passes can be purchased here.