The Tenth Annual LuxeHome CHILL

There is only one event each year that combines three of my favorite things: wine, food, and home furnishings I can dream about having for my future home someday! LuxeHome®, in partnership with Wine Spectator Magazine is hosting its tenth annual CHILL, an international wine and culinary event featuring some of the best wines from vineyards worldwide, being paired with small bites from some of Chicago’s most distinguished chefs. The best part is that you get to wine and dine your way around the Merchandise Mart’s collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation all in the name of charity.

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First Bites and Chicago Restaurant Week

If you’ve managed to score some coveted tickets to Chicago’s First Bites event tonight at Union Station I highly suggest you make a game plan ahead of time in order to try your top bites at this exciting kick-off of Chicago’s annual restaurant week! If you are attending you can even download the “menu” for tonight’s event and see what every restaurant is planning on serving. Last year I provided a list of tips on attending a large tasting event. I highly recommend checking it out if you’re a first-timer to this sort of thing!

First Bites Bash is the official kick-off event for Chicago Restaurant Week, produced by Choose Chicago. The even takes place inside the magnificent Great Hall at Chicago Union Station for a food-filled evening where you will enjoy savory and sweet tastings from over 50 of Chicago’s most celebrated chefs and restaurants. Executive Chef Paul Kahan will host this year’s event, from which a portion of the proceeds will benefit two local charities, Gilda’s Club Chicago and Pilot Light.

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