- On Monday, the 18th, The Gage is hosting "A Taste of Ancient Ales," partnering with Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery for an evening of limited-production "ancient ales" paired with rustic seasonal specials from Chef Dirk Flanigan. The event begins at 6 p.m.
- Also on Monday, Ethiopian-born, Swedish-raised, New York-trained Chef Marcus Samuelsson and Executive Chef Nicole Pederson host a reception and dinner party at C-House Fish and Chops. This cocktail reception and four course dinner features craft beer pairings by Goose Island. Cost is $65 per person, or $85 to include an autographed copy of Samuelsson's recently published "New American Table." For reservations, call C-House at 312.523.0923.
Cocktails at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. Here's the menu:
For the table to share: Smoked Trout Rillettes Pickled Herring with cabbage tomato relish and grilled bread Scallop Ceviche
Appetizer Pan Seared Wild Salmon baby red bok choy salad with tamarind soy vinaigrette
Entrƒ©e Beer Braised Short Ribs Werp Farm baby vegetables
Dessert Banana Bread Pudding rum hot chocolate ice cream and tandoori nut brittle