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French Wine Tasting: Weekday Planner

French Wine Tasting-Chicago: Weekday Planner

Forbidden Root Launches Lunch and Bin 36 Offers Lunch Deals

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French Wine Tasting @ IIIForks

French Wine Tasting @ IIIForks

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French Wine Tasting at III Forks Prime Steakhouse

Next up in III Forks Prime Steakhouse’s ongoing ”Sommelier for a Day” wine tasting series is a French-themed fete with varietals selected by wine specialist Jessica Marshall-Bruckner. Taking place July 6 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., the event invites attendees to sample six different wines paired with hors d’oeuvres made by chef Cedric Harden. Guests can then vote for their favorite wine of the bunch, to be featured for the duration of the month at the restaurant. The cost to attend is $20 per person and reservations can be made by calling III Forks.

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Eat Lunch at Forbidden Root

In case you haven’t yet gotten an opportunity to eat at West Town’s wonderful new botanical brewpub, now is the time, as Forbidden Root just added lunch service to its repertoire. Now available Monday-Saturday starting at 11:00 a.m., the lunch menu contains dishes like jerky, beer cheese with Ritz crackers and kimchi dill lime potato chips, Burrata with strawberries and malt streusel, burgers with giardiniera mayo, mushroom grilled cheese on Texas toast, and Forbidden Root floats.

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Lunch Deal at Bin 36

In other lunch news, Bin 36 just thoroughly updated its menus and implemented a new weekly deal that provides an apt opportunity to sample the goods. Every Wednesday, diners can sample any lunch entree for just $8 between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. There’s lots to savor here too, with dishes that include a grilled mole chicken salad, panzanella with English peas, pumpernickel, and buttermilk dressing, shrimp rolls with citrus dressing, eggplant Parmesan sandwiches, Carolina BBQ sandwiches with pulled pork, and grilled cheese with extra sharp cheddar, Gruyere, and mornay sauce.