Food + Art Parties

Foodies and ceramics artists have been joining forces to host events. The results are delicious, beautiful, and all kinds of fun.

Victoria Dawes' ceramic bowl
Photo by Caitlin Abrams
Ceramic bowls by Victoria Dawes inspired the chef at Sapor.
Chili Cook Off: The Northern Clay Center’s annual chili contest. northernclaycenter.org 0314-FoodArt_S02.jpg
Lots of kinds of chili. Attendees can compete or just eat.
Make a bowl, use a bowl, and/or buy a bowl. A kid-friendly bowl-making workshop is part of the festivities.
Pairing Pottery Dining Experience: Sapor Cafe’s chef created a menu inspired by local artists. saporcafe.com 0314-FoodArt_S03.jpg
A four-course meal at the North Loop gastropub.
Dinner and drinks were served in handmade plates, bowls, and glassware, available for sale after the meal.
Winter Wares Dessert Formal: Circa Gallery used pie to entice customers to buy art. Very crafty. circagallery.org 0314-FoodArt_S04.jpg
A sampling of delicious desserts from a local pastry chef.
Those who bought a handmade mug or plate went home with some functional art and a satisfied sweet tooth.