Annual Turkey Testicle Festival 11.27

imagesHave a Ball at Timothy O’Toole’s Fourth Annual Turkey Testicle Festival

Turkey Testicle and Pumpkin Pie Eating Competitions on Black Wednesday; Thanksgiving Day Specials

Black Wednesday, November 27
Turkey Testicle Eating Contest, 9 p.m.
Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest, 11 p.m.

Thanksgiving Food Specials:
Wednesday, November 27 & Thursday, November 28
11 p.m.-3 a.m.

The Fourth Annual Turkey Testicle Festival and Pumpkin Pie eating competition at Timothy O’Toole’s Pub will take place on Black Wednesday, November 27. The turkey testicle eating contest will be held at 9 p.m., and the winner will receive a whole frozen turkey to prepare for their own Thanksgiving Day feast. For those who are less daring but still willing to compete, the Pub will hold a pumpkin pie eating contest at 11 p.m., with the winner receiving a $25 gift certificate. Need liquid courage to compete? Black Wednesday’s drink specials will include $5 Jameson shots and $3 pints of Miller Lite and Coors Light. To enter the eating competition, simply show up at O’Toole’s and register before 9 p.m.

On Black Wednesday (11/27) as well as Thanksgiving Day (11/28), a bevy of appropriately themed menu specials will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The specials, outlined below, include a traditional Thanksgiving dinner plate, an open faced hot turkey sandwich, a turkey panini, and a “bucket of balls” (deep fried turkey testicles served with choice of dipping sauce). To finish, enjoy a slice of pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream.

Thanksgiving Menu Specials
available on November 27 & 28

Bucket of Balls
deep fried turkey testicles with your choice of dipping sauce, $6.99

Open Faced Hot Turkey Sandwich
served on thick egg bread with mashed potatoes and gravy, corn and cranberry sauce, $9.99

Turkey Panini
turkey breast topped with bacon, jack cheese and cranberry mayo, $8.99

Thanksgiving Dinner 
turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, $11.99

Pumpkin Pie

topped with whipped cream, $3.99

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
622 North Fairbanks Court
Chicago, IL 60611


Rooftop Wrap Party Following the “Magnificent Mile Lights Festival” 11.23

739 North Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654

Rooftop Wrap Party Following the “Magnificent Mile Lights Festival”

ZED451 Closes Patio Season with a Jolly Good Time
Saturday, November 23
7-10 p.m.

…and that’s a wrap! ZED451’s fabulous rooftop lounge will close on Saturday, November 23, the same day as the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival and Tree-Lighting Parade. For the fourth year, the River North restaurant will hold a rooftop winter wrap party following the events on Michigan Avenue.

Bundle up and head to ZED451’s rooftop from 7-10 p.m. for complimentary “Jolly” hot chocolate, holiday movies, and plenty of festive music to get guests in the spirit of the season. The small plates “Cravings” menu will be available on the rooftop (Pad Thai Tacos; Spiced Chicken Samosas; ZED Burger; Caprese Flatbread; House Smoked Baby Back Ribs; and more). ZED451’s ski lodge-like indoor lounge will be open until 2 a.m.and the unlimited sampling menu is offered in the main dining room on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.