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Things To Do This Month: April

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No foolin’—April is packed with springtime fun at Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants! Make your plans now with our agenda for all the best things to do this month, from a Japanese listening bar-inspired pop-up series and Bub City’s Bourbon Bash, to wine dinners, a flamenco show, a new weekend brunch and more.

Thursday, April 18 (and more dates):

Tokyo Last Call X Three Dots and a Dash + House of Suntory

Tokyo Last Call immersive cocktail experience at Sub 51 hosted by Three Dots and a Dash and House of SuntoryIn an intimate subterranean lounge at 51 W. Hubbard Street, Three Dots and a Dash Beverage Director Kevin Beary and Bar Manager Scott Kitsmiller have curated Tokyo Last Call, an immersive cocktail experience designed to transport guests to Tokyo’s vibrant cocktail scene without leaving Chicago. Inspired by Japan’s popular “listening bars,” every Thursday-Saturday in April, bartenders from four legendary Japanese cocktail spots—Brooklyn’s Bar Goto (April 4-6), Manhattan’s Katana Kitten (April 11-13), and Tokyo’s Bar TRENCH (April 18-20) and SG Club (April 25-27)—will serve a menu of exclusive cocktails while a retro-style jukebox spins perfectly crafted playlists of both modern and vintage vinyl. Reservations are highly recommended, with other seating available first-come, first-served.
Learn more about Tokyo Last Call | Make a reservation at Tokyo Last Call

Tuesday, April 16:

Cayuse Wine Dinner at RPM Steak

Cayuse Wine Dinner at RPM SteakTuesday, April 16: 7:00 PM
RPM Steak proudly hosts Christophe Baron of Cayuse Vineyards for an exclusive dinner showcasing the critically acclaimed Walla Walla estate. Join us for a five-course pairing menu featuring dishes like Maine Lobster and Dry-Aged Flannery New York Strip paired with multiple vintages and cuvées from this illustrious producer, who has over the last 20 years crafted some of the most iconic wines in the world. Tickets are $375 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included).
Purchase tickets to RPM Steak’s Cayuse Wine Dinner

Thursday, April 18:

Trivia Night at Beatrix Market DePaul Loop

Beatrix Market Deep Dish and drinksThursday, April 18: 5:30 PM
Game Night is ON at Beatrix Market DePaul Loop! Play Chicago’s BEST Pub Trivia Game while enjoying deep-dish pizza, cocktails and more, plus a chance to win prizes.
Trivia Night is free to attend but does require a reservation.
Reserve your spot at Beatrix Market’s monthly Trivia Night

Friday, April 19:

Hampden 8 Marks Collection with Kate Perry at Three Dots and a Dash

Hampden Rum Collection at Three Dots and a DashFriday, April 19: 6:00 PM
Join Kate Perry, rum expert and La Maison & Velier’s National Brand ambassador, for an interactive tasting of the Hampden 8 Marks Collection from the celebrated Jamaican rum distillery Hampden Estate. The tasting offers a welcome cocktail followed by eight rum variants and will cover differences in raw material and process combinations that produced them. This tasting offers the chance to fully understand the incredible diversity of the eight marks of this Jamaican rum. The ticket price includes an unopened limited edition tasting set for you to take home consisting of eight 200ml bottles, one of each unique mark, in a signature display box. Tickets are $180 per person, plus tax and 18% gratuity.
Purchase tickets to Hampden 8 Marks Collection tasting  at Three Dots and Dash

Monday, April 22 (and more dates):

Duckhorn Vineyards Wine Dinner at Wildfire (multiple locations)

Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot at WildfireMonday, April 22, Tuesday, April 23, Wednesday, April 24 & Thursday, April 25: 6:30 PM
Join us for a spring wine dinner, featuring delicious California wines from Duckhorn Vineyards, one of North America’s premier producers of Napa Valley wines. Each varietal will be paired with five custom courses. A winery representative will join as guest speaker to discuss the evening’s pairings.
Purchase tickets to April 22 Duckhorn Vineyards Dinner at Wildfire – Oak Brook
Purchase tickets to April 23 Duckhorn Vineyards Dinner at Wildfire – Chicago
Purchase tickets to April 24 Duckhorn Vineyards Dinner at Wildfire – Glenview
Purchase tickets to April 25 Duckhorn Vineyards Dinner at Wildfire – Lincolnshire

Tuesday, April 25 (and more dates):

Hundred Acre Wine Group Dinner at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab

Hundred Acre Winery comes to Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone CrabThursday, April 25 (Chicago) & Monday, April 29 (Las Vegas): 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Join Joe’s Seafood for an exclusive wine dinner with Hundred Acre Wine Group. Guests will enjoy a multi-course menu, alongside paired wines and will also have the option to purchase wines to enjoy at home. The evening will begin at 6:30 PM with a reception followed by dinner at 7:00 PM.
Purchase tickets to Hundred Acre Wine Dinner at Joe’s Seafood – Chicago on April 25
Purchase tickets to Hundred Acre Wine Dinner at Joe’s Seafood – Las Vegas on April 29
Purchase tickets to Hundred Acre Wine Dinner at Joe’s Seafood – Washington, D.C., on May 3

Friday, April 26:

Flamenco Show at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

Flamenco dancers performing at Cafe Ba Ba Reeba!Friday, April 26: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Mix your passion for paella, tapas, and sangria with a passionate performance of flamenco! Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! popular flamenco shows offer the opportunity to experience hundreds of years of rich Spanish culture with the troupe’s contemporary take on the classic dance. Enjoy pintxos, tapas, and beverages from Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s full dinner menu during the performance. The event cover is $25 per person, plus tax and the price of your meal (gratuity not included). An additional show is coming up on May 31.
Reserve your spot at Cafe-Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s Flamenco Show

Joel Gott Wine Dinner Wildfire – Tysons

Joel Gott Sauvignon Blanc at WildfireFriday, April 26: 6:30 PM
Join Wildfire for a Joel Gott Wine Dinner, featuring a four-course custom menu each paired with a wine to complement. A winery representative from Trinchero Family Estates will join as guest speaker to discuss the evening’s pairings. Tickets are $100 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included).
Purchase tickets to Joel Gott Wine Dinner at Wildfire – Tysons

Tuesday, April 30:

Domaine Emile Beyer Wine Dinner at Miru

Domaine Emile Beyer Winery in Alsace, France
Tuesday, April 30: 6:00 PM
Join Miru at The St. Regis Chicago for an intimate Japanese wine dinner featuring Christian Beyer, the 14th generation winemaker of France’s Domaine Emile Beyer. Delight in five chef-curated Japanese courses, such as Hamachi Shiso Tempura and Slow Roasted Rowan Duck Breast, paired with the incredible wines of Alsace, hand-picked by Beyer himself. The cost is $185 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included).
Reserve your spot at Miru’s Domaine Emile Beyer Wine Dinner

New at Lettuce in April: 

‘Clear the Case’ at Beatrix (all locations)

The Pastry Counter at Beatrix Fulton Market
Late-night happy hour at R.J. Grunts is a truly amazing deal, but if you’re craving cookies instead of cocktails, Beatrix has a new type of “happy hour” for you called “Clear the Case.” All pastries and cookies left in the pastry case will now cost just $2.00, plus tax, after 8:00 PM at all locations, every day. Don’t sleep on getting in on this late-night dessert happy hour, available for dine-in guests and to-go!
Make a reservation at a Beatrix location near you

Weekend Brunch at L. Woods Tap & Pine Lodge

Brioche French Toast on L. Woods Tap & Pine Lodge's brunch menu

Saturdays & Sundays: 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
You can now enjoy exclusive weekend brunch specials at “the Woods” every Saturday and Sunday until 3:00 PM! Brunch dishes include Brioche French Toast with blueberry compote, whipped cream and maple syrup, Fried Chicken Sandwich with buttermilk biscuit, white cheddar and sausage gravy and Smoked Prime Brisket Hash with over easy eggs, golden hash browns, roasted peppers and onions and BBQ jus, in addition to L. Woods’ full menu. Add on a Wisconsin Bloody Mary (with all the garnish and Schlitz Beer back!), Classic Peach Bellini, Coffee Old Fashioned or Espresso Martini for a true brunch experience.
Learn more about brunch at L. Woods Tap & Pine LodgeMake a reservation at L. Woods Tap & Pine Lodge

Coming Up in May: 

Friday, May 6 (and more dates):

Spring Sangria Dinner at Wildfire (multiple locations)

Sangria Dinner at Wildfire

May 6, 7, 8 & 9: 6:30 PM
Join Wildfire for a spring Sangria Dinner, featuring a custom four-course menu paired with flavorful sangrias to complement. Wildfire Wine & Spirits Director Brad Wermager will join us as guest speaker to discuss the evening’s pairings for each course, such as Chicken Tinga Enchiladas with Strawberry & Peach Rosé Sangria and Mango Tres Leches Cake with Pineapple-Mango Sangria. Tickets are $75 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included).
Purchase tickets to Wildfire – Oak Brook’s Sangria Dinner on Monday, May 6
Purchase tickets to Wildfire – Schaumburg’s Sangria Dinner on Tuesday, May 7
Purchase tickets to Wildfire – Glenview’s Sangria Dinner on Wednesday, May 8
Purchase tickets to Wildfire – Lincolnshire’s Sangria Dinner on Thursday, May 9

Saturday, May 11:

Spring Afternoon Tea at Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago

Springtime Afternoon Tea at Mon Ami Gabi in Chicago
Saturday, May 11: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Elevate your springtime with a touch of elegance at Mon Ami Gabi’s Spring Afternoon Tea! Enjoy delightful Rare Tea Cellar selections, paired tea sandwiches, and pastries. Start Mother’s Day celebrations early by treating your maman to a serene and sophisticated affair, and enhance the experience with Sparkling Brut or Sparkling Rosé, available for $10 per glass. Tickets are $70 per person (plus tax and 20 percent gratuity). For those with dietary restrictions, please email by Saturday, May 4, to ensure we can accommodate your needs.
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