thursday26
 
Lush Wine and the Urban Worm Girl (aka Stephanie Davies) team up on topics ranging from grapes to garbage at “Worms and Wine.” Davies will demystify urban composting while representatives from Lush discuss the environmental impact of wine. 7-9 PM, A Cooler Planet, 2211 W. Roscoe, 773-248-1110, itsacoolerplanet.com, free
 
sunday29
 
Chef Kendal Duque prepares his last meal at Sepia, featuring roasted foie gras and spring vegetables, baby octopus and garbanzo bean salad, grilled Berkshire pork chops, and slow-roasted veal breast. 5-9 PM, Sepia, 123 N. Jefferson, 312-441-1920, $35 (not including tax and tip).
 
tuesday31
 
Lush Wine and Spirits hosts ” The Legends of Bourbon,” a free whisky tasting at both its locations, followed by an after party at the Twisted Spoke featuring a cask of Kentucky Breakfast Stout–one of only two to come into Chicago this year. 7-9 PM, 1306 S. Halsted, 312-738-1900; 2232 W. Roscoe, 773-281-8888. 
 
D.O.C. Wine Bar celebrates its fourth anniversary by offering complimentary appetizers and flutes of champagne (one per person). 5-7 PM, 2602 N. Clark, 773-883-5101.
 
wednesday1
 
The theme for the 10th annual Edible Books Show & Tea is Ray Bradbury, and “artists with a culinary streak, chefs with artistic flair, and book lovers” are invited to make and edible creation that looks like, acts like, or puns on a book. Prize categories include “Most Likely to Be Burned,” “Most Likely to Be Devoured,” and “Most Likely to Be Made Into a Truffaut Film.” Registration deadline: Fri 3/27, 5 PM. 6-8 PM, Columbia College Library, 642 S. Michigan, 2nd fl., 312-369-6630 or 312-369-7027, bookandpaper@colum.edu, $10 (free for competitors).