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Updated: November 18, 2012 6:04AM



Quince, 1625 Hinman, Evanston

Candid Wines, a Chicago-based distributor of small family, biodynamic and organic wines, are paired with Chef Andy Motto’s four-course dinner at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25; $75. Courses include wild boar Nicoise paired with Boisfranc “Beaujolas Superior.” Call (847) 570-8419; quincerestaurant.net .

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, 55 S. Main St., Naperville

Chef Jose Sosa will pair his cuisine with wines from New Zealand, Italy, Argentina and California at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23; $45. Call (630) 548-3764; hugosfrogbar.com .

Allgauer’s Hilton-Lisle, 3003 Corporate West Drive, Lisle

Chef Nick Landeweer helps Lynfred Winery celebrate its 33rd anniversary with a five-course dinner from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 18; $78. Courses include scallop baked salmon, with smoked sea salt, new potatoes, sauteed carrots and herb aioli with Cuvee White. Call (630) 505-0900.

Oh, Olive!,
904 W. Armitage
Mixologist Dante LoPresti shows off his handcrafted Tiesta Tea cocktails from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20. The complimentary drinks include hot and cold Tiesta Tea toddies. Call (773) 697-7881; ootogo.com .

Paris Club,
59 W. Hubbard

Winemaker Michael Ragg of Terlato walks guests through samples during a complimentary tasting from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18. Call (312) 595-0800; parisclubchicago.com .

Denise I. O’Neal



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