Three Argentines plan to launch an empanada food truck. Plus: the Trencherman, Taco Joint, and more.
8/4 — Free Italian Food and Wine Samples
On Wed 8/4 from 6 to 8 PM, La Trattoria del Merlo offers free samples of food and wine.
7/29 — Free Pizza and Wine at WineStyles
WineStyles offers free samples of wine and pizza Thu 7/29.
This Week’s Food and Drink Events
Berry dinners, garden tours, wine classes, and more.
Charlie Trotter on The Interview Show
Chef Charlie Trotter stopped by “The Interview Show,” hosted by Mark Bazer, to discuss his restaurant, his appreciation for today’s diners and his (very) early days at the Ground Round.
Eating Elsewhere: Tasting Wine in Rome
Dipping further into la dolce vita at a wine tasting in Rome.
2/13 — Free Wine Tasting in West Town
Free wine samples at Juicy Wine Co. on Sat 2/13 from noon to 4 PM.
Girls’ guide to getting drunk
Wine for beginners
11/13—Free Wine and Appetizers at Sidebar Grille
A free sampling of Napa wines at Sidebar Grille, paired with free appetizers.
One bite: churchkhela
The coprolitic grape-and-nut confection churchkhela, in the version available at Argo Georgian Bakery.
Eating Elsewhere: Chile, Part 1
Asados, choripan, jote, pisco sours, piscola, and ice cream–photos and narrative from a trip to Chile.
Vinosonic’s Unusual Pairings
Experimental Sound Studio and In Fine Spirits team up to match sound-art pieces with wines.
6/6 — Free burgers and wine
Free burgers and wine at Cellar Rat Wine Shop in Wicker Park tomorrow.
Taste the Wine of Tool
Vintner Maynard James Keenan visits two different Whole Foods locations for bottle signings on Friday and Saturday.
2/26 — Free wine and Thai food
2/26 — Free wine and Thai food samples at Cellar Rat in Wicker Park