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Tastings Around Town

Updated: December 15, 2012 6:02AM



Merchandise Mart,
222 Merchandise Mart

LuxeHome’s Sixth Annual Chill will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15; $85. The event offers food and beverages from 40 restaurants including the Purple Pig, RL, Public House, IPO, Aria, Keefer’s and a selection of 150 premium wines including Vin Divino, Napa Cellars, Wente Vineyards, Wine of Portugal, Germann, Klinker Brick Winery and Valdo. Proceeds benefit three charities. Call (312) 527-4691; luxehome.com .

Cyrano’s Farm Kitchen, 546 N. Wells

Chef Didier Durand welcomes the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau 2012 with a Cassolulet and Beaujolais dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 19; $89; $79 ChicagoGourmets! members. Dinner begins with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. Guests are invited to bring their own wine for dinner. Dishes include paupiette of sole, lobster mousse and butternut squash and sage. Call (773) 989-7989.

The Palm, 323 E. Wacker

A five-course Rodney Strong wine dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30; $125. Reservations must be booked in advance at (312) 616-1000; email jmassa@thepalm.com.

Cantina Laredo,
508 N. State

A Patron tequila dinner begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 14; $49.99. Call (312) 955-0014; cantinalaredo.com .

Chez Moi, 2100 N. Halsted

Chef Dominique Tougne’s salutes the arrival of 2012 Beaujolais Nouveau with a prix-fixe dinner at 5 p.m. Nov. 15; $35, includes a glass of wine; $29, without. The entree is braised beef cheeks Bourguignon. Call (773) 871-2100; chezmoichicago.com .

Denise I. O’Ne al



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