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Updated: March 7, 2013 6:02AM



Medinah Country Club, 6N001 Medinah Rd., Medinah

A Mardi Gras dinner featuring passed Bourbon Street hurricanes will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 9; $135. Courses include house-made roasted red pepper fetuccine, jumbo shrimp and scallops, lump crab with tomato fennel broth paired with Bourgogne Rouge, Vincent Giradin ’05. Call (312) 777-1090.

Michael Jordan’s Steak House, 505 N. Michigan

A wine dinner in honor of Michael Jordan’s 50th birthday, will feature Terlato wines that includes some of Jordan’s personal favorites, will begin at 7 p.m. Feb. 17; $125. A charity auction, benefiting Meals on Wheels, will feature 15 bottles hand- selected and signed by Jordan. In addition chocolate cake will be handed out to each table on Feb. 17. Call (312) 321-8823.

Francesca’s on Taylor, 1400 W. Taylor

Guest Stefano Chiarlo talks about his family’s wines during a dinner at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11; $65. Call (312) 829-2828; www.miafrancesca.com .

Caliendo’s, OS050
Winfield Rd., Winfield

Sparkling wines is the subject of the monthly World of Wines class at 7 p.m. Feb. 12; $25, $30, if paying at the door. Visit www.caliendos.com .

Japonais, 600 W. Chicago

Valentine’s Day drink specials, Feb. 14-16, include Moet & Chandon Imperial; $12 a glass. Call (312) 822 9600; www.japonaisgroup.com .

Petterino’s,
150 N. Dearborn

A Valentine’s Day wine dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13; $49.95. Call (312) 422-0150.

Denise I. O’Neal



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