On Wednesday, the 27th, Jade Asian Infused in Carol Stream is hosting its grand opening party with complimentary cocktails and food samples.
From 4:30-6:30 p.m., you can sample a complimentary cocktail of choice and passed hors d'oeuvres, such as satay skewers or maki rolls, while listening to live music from Stations. The restaurant offers a variety of traditional Asian dishes as well as pastas, seafood and steak inspired by a combination of Thai, Korean and Japanese flavors.
Also on Wednesday, in honor of Mozart's birthday, Julius Meinl in Lincoln Park is hosting "A Night in Vienna" prix-fixe dinner with live classical music from musicians with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.
For $40 (or $20 for children), you'll get a three course meal including a variety of traditional Viennese open-faced sandwiches and Taelspitz, a traditional cut of sliver-tip beef that's simmered with root vegetables and served with a variety of side dishes. Dessert is a no-brainer: Millennium Torte (a flourless chocolate-almond cake) and Apfel Strudel.
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