Upcoming Events


We're proud to host collaborative, special events that are open to the public.

Here's a look at what's coming up this SUMMER:


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Midwest is best! That’s why we’re throwing a four-course, family style dinner paired with some of our favorite wines from Illinois and Michigan. Join us Wednesday, August 29th at 6:30 pm for welcome drinks at our sister bar, The Violet Hour, followed by dinner and wine at Anker.

Full menu and reservation info below:

Welcome drink at Violet Hour:
The Fox Hunt: Pimm's #1 - Letherbee Gin, Lemon, Cynar and Peychaud's bitters

Course 1:
fried cheese curds and summer veggies with spicy honey
Illinois Sparkling Company, "Franken" (Illinois)

Course 2:
stonefruit and tomato salad with shepherd's hope, clio chicory & crispies
Left Foot Charley, Pinot Blanc (Michigan)

Course 3:
hammed pork loin with cranberry beans, celery & corn salsa verde
Left Foot Charley, Blaufrankisch (Michigan)

Course 4:
roasted peaches with zabaione and almonds
St. Julian, Solera Cream Sherry (Michigan)

Where: Anker, 1576 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
When: August 29th at 6:30 pm
Price: $60 per person plus 10.5% tax, 20% gratuity & 2% service charge ($80 total)
Ticket Sales/Reservation Contact: kirsten@thepublicanrestaurant.com or 312.605.1615