We love how Chicago’s culinary scene is all about providing a platform for chefs to showcase their craft and give back to the community. Perfect for Women’s History Month, Mi Tocaya Antojeria, one of Chicago’s most-loved Mexican restaurants, is celebrating its 6th birthday with Chef Diana Dávila and Chicago’s all-star female chefs for a night of delicious celebration while benefitting Chicago Abortion Fund as a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the organization.
Guests are invited to say “Feliz Cumpleaños” to Mi Tocaya Antojería for the award-winning restaurant’s 6th Birthday while honoring Women’s History Month on Thursday, March 16th from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Hosted by renowned Chef Diana Dávila and team, the Mi Tocaya Taquiza features a lineup of local female all-star chefs serving unique tacos, complemented by music and drinks.
The lineup of chefs to participate alongside Chef Diana includes:
- Sarah Grueneberg | Monteverde
- Stephanie Izard |Girl & the Goat, Duck Duck Goat, Cabra
- Beverly Kim | Parachute, Wherewithall
- Sarah Mispagel-Lustbader| Loaf Lounge
- Tigist Reda | Demera Ethiopian Restaurant
Each all-star Chef will have a station serving two different tacos they’ve created based on their personal style of food or preferred cuisine. Guests will also enjoy birthday sweets and an array of beverages provided by Casa Humilde Cerveceria, Madre Mezcal and San Pellegrino, and Aqua Panna. DJ Tess, known for her vibrant energy on stage mixing old school into contemporary music, will create the ultimate dance party between bites.
Mi Tocaya Antojería was founded in 2017 by Chef Diana Dávila serving traditional Mexican dishes as well as lesser-known regional specialties. Mi Tocaya, or “my namesake” in Spanish, is commonly used as a term of endearment when someone has the same name as oneself. Since opening, Chef Dávila has become a leading authority in the industry as she reshapes the identity of Mexican cuisine. Mi Tocaya’s “Taquiza” is the Logan Square restaurant’s second annual birthday celebration bringing together chefs from the local Chicago community.
Through food & drink, guests are invited to share in Dávila’s cherished memories of her summers and extensive travels throughout Mexico with her family. The thoughtfully composed menu features a progression of small, medium, and large plates showcasing Dávila’s takes on familiar Mexican favorites, lesser-known regional specialties, and completely new dishes that are inspired by her Mexican heritage.
Tickets for Mi Tocaya’s Taquiza are $175 and include tacos, beverages, and tax and gratuity. A portion of proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Chicago Abortion Fund. Tickets are now on sale and guests are encouraged to purchase tickets here via RESY in advance as space is limited.
About Chicago Abortion Fund
The Chicago Abortion Fund (CAF) boldly affirms a person’s right to bodily autonomy and is dedicated to advancing reproductive autonomy and justice for everyone by providing financial, logistical, and emotional support to people seeking abortion services and by building collective power and fostering partnerships for political and cultural change. The organization provides financial, logistical, and emotional support to people seeking abortion care in Chicago, in Illinois, and the Midwest.
Featured Image: Mi Tocaya Antojeria