Tastings Around Town
December 26, 2012 2:45PM
Updated: January 27, 2013 6:03AM
7 Oakbrook Center Mall, Oak Brook
The 11th Annual Singles New Year’s Eve Cocktail Party and Dinner will be at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31; $79. Call (773) 929-6534.
Carnivale, 702 W. Fulton
Carnivale’s winter quarter classes kick off with Mojitos 101 at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16; $25. Call (312) 850-5005; carni-
Lockwood Restaurant, Palmer House Hilton,
17 E. Monroe
Joyful Bubbles is a regional wine journey featuring wines from around the world. Begin at 6 p.m. Jan. 10; $25. Reservations are required. Call (312) 917-3404; lockwoodrestaurant.com.
House Red Vinoteca, 7403 W. Madison, Forest Park
A French-inspired wine dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Dec. 31; $75; $110 with wine pairings. Call (708) 771-7733; houseredvinoteca.com .
Fulton’s on the River,
315 N. LaSalle
The New Year’s Eve celebration includes glasses of Perrier-Jouet for $20. Food specials include Oysters Rockefeller for $3.50 apiece and a roasted half lobster stuffed with spiced crab and topped with bearnaise; $54.95. Call (312) 822-0100.
Due Lire, 4520 N. Lincoln
New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinner, available 5 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31; $50, add a bottle of Prosecco for $20. Courses include a choice of main courses: pear and ricotta cheese ravioli with veal ragu; pan-seared scallops with warm frisee, blood orange and fennel salad, or baby back ribs, napa cabbage, merguez sasusage, tomato stew. Call (773) 275-7878; due-lire.com.
Denise I. O’Neal