WLPN 105.5 FM Chicago is hosting an Italian beef battle in front of a live studio audience. Judges include chef Kevin Hickey (The Duck Inn), 11th Ward Alderman Patrick Daley Thompson, 9th District Police Commander Daniel Godsel and Vanessa Sanchez of Yollocalli Arts Reach. Tickets are $35 (beef tastes and drinks, but no swag) or $50 (including a tote bag or t-shirt).
Participants include Phil's Pizza, Ricobene's, Soluris, Johnny O's, Kathy De's and Fabulous Freddies Italian Eatery. Proceeds will benefit the Public Media Institute.