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2018 ILLINOIS - November & December 2018
November 15, 2016 Heritage Reserva Wine Dinner
Join us for our Heritage Reserva wine dinner and share in some amazing wines. The perfect opportunity to taste something new to bring to Thanksgiving dinner. You will enjoy five courses perfectly paired with 5 wines and a welcome drink of the traditional txakolina wine poured from a porron. Tickets are $49. Wines include: Txispaz Getariako Txakolina, Juan Gil Dry Muscat, Verasol Navarra, 17 XI Monsant 2014,Tobles Rioja 2009 and Mayador Sidra Asturiana.
November 16, 2016 - 2016 Food Tank Summit- Chicago
Food Tank, in partnership with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and University of Chicago Booth School of Business, is excited to announce the 1st annual Chicago Food Tank Summit at the Gleacher Center. This two-day event will feature more than 70 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for interactive panels.
November 17, 2016 A Wine Affair
A Wine Affair presents: Winder - This fall’s edition is a bit different than the last. Dating is rough. Most of us have had our fair share of 1st dates gone wrong, one too many dating apps, and dates that put us right back on the couch with a glass (bottle) of wine. But what if you could date… wine? Winder has brought in 4 eligible blends from Naples, Italy for you to speed-date. Like a wine? Let it know with a ‘swipe’ ticket. Don’t like a wine? The next one’s a table away. What would wine be without the ‘dine’ portion? We are lucky to have one of Chicago’s top Italian restaurants, Volare, that has created an exclusive menu to pair flawlessly with the 4 wines.
December 6, 2016 Holiday Cava Class - Chicago, Illinois
7-9pm. Join us for an evening of Spanish bubbles and fun at The Spanish Square. We will taste eight wines. Michael Scharber from Cream Wine will take us through 5 cavas (Spain’s famous bubbly) and three still wines to familiarize us with the Penedés region and the varieties from there. Delicious Spanish appetizers will be provided by Executive Chef, Rafael Hurtado. It will be the perfect opportunity to learn about some of the amazing wine Spain has to offer and pick out some great vino for the holiday season! Call The Spanish Square to reserve your spot at 773.717.7900 or email [email protected] or buy your online! $30 per person.
December 31, 2016 Chi-Town Rising - Chicago, Illinois
The Chi-Town Rising Countdown stage will go live at 7:00 p.m. with multiple artists taking the stage. As Midnight approaches, a giant Chicago star rises skyward up the West Tower of Hyatt Regency Chicago.
November 10, 2015 Meat Matters Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
Chefs Paul Fehribach (Big Jones, Chefs Collaborative Board Member), Rick Bayless (Frontera, Topolobampo, Xoco, Founding Member of Chefs Collaborative), and 12 other nationally-known chefs and food professionals are coming together for an intimate taste experience at Local Foods in Chicago. Meat Matters is a rare opportunity to explore The Butcher & Larder and Local Foods, learn about and celebrate responsibly-raised meat, and connect with leading change makers in the culinary world.
November 20-22, 2014 Chicago Food Film Fest - Chicago, Illinois
After film screenings, audiences may sample foods from the films at tastings with food prepared by guest chefs.
November 22 2011-Jan 3, 2012 Gingerbread Walk Display - Belleville, Illinois
Stroll down Main Street to view 100 juried gingerbread creations displayed by downtown merchants. Ride on a horse-drawn trolley or take part in one of several gingerbread house workshops.
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