Hello Dose!


CHICAGO (April 27, 2011) – On Sunday, June 5, 2011, Dose, a year-round, monthly European-style market, will launch at Chicago’s River East Art Center. The modern, lofted halls will provide an open, airy backdrop for this dynamic gathering, where the finest selection of vendors offer artisan food, innovative fashion and high design under one roof.

Tasting Table Chicago Editor Heather Sperling and DailyCandy Chicago Editor Emily Fiffer curate the food selection, which ranges from artisanal breads, preserves and ice cream to bourbon-barrel-aged syrup and rare teas, all produced or sourced by local companies. The Haute Closet’s April Francis, along with Time Out Chicago Associate Shopping & Style Editor Jessica Herman, collaborate on the fashion end, highlighting an edited assortment of goods, from new and vintage clothing, accessories and housewares to exclusive-to-the-market styles for both men and women.

Vendors will rotate on a monthly basis. The June market will feature Truffle Truffle, Chicago Honey Co-op, Crumb, Rare Bird Preserves, Jo Snow Syrups, Blis, Crop to Cup, Bullseye Baking, defloured, Seedling Fruit, Old Town Social charcuterie, Rare Tea Cellar, Snookelfritz, Suitor, Shades of Grey, Luxury Garage Sale, Deliciously Vintage, Mineralogy and two dozen more. For a current list of vendors and more information about the market, visit dosemarket.com/info. Additional 2011 markets will be held July 10, August 14, September 25, October 16, November 6 and December 4.

There’s no better way to spend a Sunday. Get your Dose.


What: Dose, a European-style monthly food and fashion market (dosemarket.com)
Sunday, June 5, 2011, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; one Sunday per month thereafter
Where: River East Art Center, 435 E. Illinois St. (312-321-1001; rivereastartcenter.com)
Transportation: Nearest El stop at Grand Red Line. Discounted parking in the REAC lot for $6.
Price: $10 admission at the door or online at dosemarket.com/gettickets

April Francis, 312-972-8400, april@dosemarket.com
Heather Sperling, 301-706-2934, heather@dosemarket.com
Emily Fiffer, 312-285-7988, emily@dosemarket.com
Jessica Herman, 847-421-1411, jessica@dosemarket.com