Grand Finale Wine Dinner

After 15 Years, We Are Saying Farewell.

OUR FINAL WINE DINNERS
ARE SOLD OUT!

If you don’t already have reservations, please join us another night for dinner or come in for brunch.

“PERSONAL FAVORITES”

Dinner will be a five course degustation featuring selected wines from many of our favorite suppliers. Each wine will be presented by the salespeople who have been with us for years. Fifteen years have flown by so fast. We have done more than 50 wine dinners over the years. So many cool people, so many fun evenings (so many hangovers!). Join us again. It will be a memorable and emotional two nights.
At this time the wines are still being selected. Check back for more details.

Menu

Pintxos
tuna with white anchovy and roasted pepper, garlic cheese with duck breast, shishido pepper and roasted mushroom, caprese with garlic shrimp and heirloom tomato
Roasted Cod
clam sauce and spinach
Canneloni Crepes
braised beef ragout
Rack of Lamb
gratin potato, grilled asparagus
Grand Finale
profiterole, berry trifle, cannoli
Reception 6:30 PM Dinner 7:00 PM
Due to the increased cost of, well, everything the price for our last event is $85 per person,
 tax and tip additional.
Seating is limited so reservations are necessary
Please call (773) 944-1208 to reserve your spot

Fun with Fess Parker Wine Dinner

Wednesday June 9 or Thursday June10

75 pp max per day
Start your summer with Fun! Our great menu and the incredible wines of the Fess Parker Winery.

Menu

Seared scallop, corn, bacon and avocado relish
Ashley’s Chardonnay
Red curry with spring vegetables
Fess Parker Riesling
Glazed Scottish salmon, farro, wild mushrooms
Santa Rita Pinot Noir
Duck Confit and Sausage Cassoulet
Fess Parker Syrah
Molten Chocolate Cakes with vanilla bean gelato
Big Easy Red Blend
  
Reception 6:30 PM Dinner 7:00 PM
Cost is $75 per person, tax and tip additional. Seating is limited. Reservations mandatory.
Please call (773) 944-1208 to reserve your spot

Italian Wine Dinner

Four Days over Two Weeks
Wednesday and Thursday
April 21, 22, 28, 29

Join us for our first wine dinner of the new (and better) year.
Joe DiMaggio of Romano Beverage will be here to discuss these wines and the wonderful areas they represent. We have paired them with regional specialties. Andy Brown and Andy Pratt will entertain us with their guitar genius all four days. What a treat.

Menu

Salumi
Prosciutto, Capicola, Cheese, Olives alla’Ascolana
Verdicchio
Insalata di Polipo
Grilled chili rubbed octopus and chickpea salad with citrus and herbs
Pinot Grigio
Timbalo Abruzzese
Crepe lasagna with lamb ragout, mozzarella and pecorino
Lumeggio Montepulciano
Peposo Dell’Imprunetta
Black pepper braised beef with Portobello tortellone and mushrooms
San Felice “Il Grigio” Chianti Classico Riserva
Torta Pizzelle
Waffle cookie Napoleon with raspberries, blueberries and lemon custard
Gioia Luisa Limoncello Creme
Reception 6:30 PM Dinner 7:00 PM
Cost is $75 per person, tax and tip additional. Seating is limited.
Reservations mandatory.
Please call (773) 944-1208 to reserve your spot

St. Patrick’s Day Special Menu

We will be open specially to celebrate St. Patrick with a special menu to meet your Irish cravings.
House salad
Caesar Salad
Smoked Salmon Wrapped Salad
Leek and Potato Soup
Corned Beef, colcannon, Brussels sprouts, stone ground mustard sauce
Fish and Chips
Shepherd’s Pie
Bangers and Mash
This special menu is all we will be serving on Wednesday, March 17. Anything that is left over will be available on Thursday, March 18
Come on by to celebrate St. Pat’s in style.

A Night at a French Bistro – Week 2

4 NIGHTS OVER 2 WEEKS.

Wednesday and Thursday October 14th and 15th
Wednesday and Thursday October 21st and 22nd

7:00 pm (reception at 6:30)
Maximum of 40 guests each night

We have a treat planned to bring out your inner Francophile. Taking our cues from the bistros of Paris, we will present a menu of French classics paired with wines from a variety of France’s many regions. We have the lovely Kate Strosahl-Johnson and Eamon Byrne of Taub Family Selections, importers of wines from family owned from all over Europe. We hope you can joins us.

Menu

Reception
Fried Oyster Rockefeller, Oyster with Mignonette
Domaines Paul Mas Crémant Brut
French Onion Soup
Trimbach Pinot Gris Réserve
Salad of Roast Duck, Lardon, Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Lentils
Mas de Dame Les Baux-de-Provence La Gourmande
Steak Frites, Maitre d’ Butter
Chateau Greysac Cru Bourgeois
Patisserie
Crème Brulée, Chocolate Pôt du Crème, Raspberry Tartlet
Maison Nicolas Sauternes Réserve

To keep everyone safe and to follow City of Chicago Guidelines, seating is limited to 40 people per day. Some seating may be available outdoors weather permitting but guests must be willing so sit socially distant inside where our speaker will be presenting the wines.

$65 per person, plus tax and tip

Reservations are a must.

Please call 773.944.1208 to reserve your spot.

A Night at a French Bistro

4 NIGHTS OVER 2 WEEKS.

Wednesday and Thursday October 14th and 15th
Wednesday and Thursday October 21st and 22nd

7:00 pm (reception at 6:30)
Maximum of 40 guests each night

We have a treat planned to bring out your inner Francophile. Taking our cues from the bistros of Paris, we will present a menu of French classics paired with wines from a variety of France’s many regions. We have the lovely Kate Strosahl-Johnson and Eamon Byrne of Taub Family Selections, importers of wines from family owned from all over Europe. We hope you can joins us.

Menu

Reception
Fried Oyster Rockefeller, Oyster with Mignonette
Domaines Paul Mas Crémant Brut
French Onion Soup
Trimbach Pinot Gris Réserve
Salad of Roast Duck, Lardon, Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Lentils
Mas de Dame Les Baux-de-Provence La Gourmande
Steak Frites, Maitre d’ Butter
Chateau Greysac Cru Bourgeois
Patisserie
Crème Brulée, Chocolate Pôt du Crème, Raspberry Tartlet
Maison Nicolas Sauternes Réserve

To keep everyone safe and to follow City of Chicago Guidelines, seating is limited to 40 people per day. Some seating may be available outdoors weather permitting but guests must be willing so sit socially distant inside where our speaker will be presenting the wines.

$65 per person, plus tax and tip

Reservations are a must.

Please call 773.944.1208 to reserve your spot.