If it’s hard to justify eating out, we’ve got just the motivation for you.
1. Melt with you
Take advantage of the complimentary wine tasting from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Melting Pot, 609 N. Dearborn. You’ll sample two reds and two whites, and get some food pairing recommendations; (312) 573-0011.
2. Dollar days
Le Colonial, 937 N. Rush, now offers a “Tax Relief Menu”: Select appetizers cost $1 each, including Vietnamese spring rolls, shrimp rolls, vegetable rolls, grilled shrimp and crisp beignets. From 5 to 7 p.m.; call (312) 255-0088.
3. Chow down for charity
From 5 to 11 tonight, try Jerry Kleiner’s latest restaurant, Via Ventuno, and a portion of your tab goes to charity. There’s also live music by the Golder College Prep Gu-Zheng and Rauner College Prep Jazz Band, as well as a silent auction and raffle. It’s at 2110 S. Wabash; call (312) 328-1198.
For more Friday night action, visit www.centerstagechicago.com.
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