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Taste of Randolph and other food and drink events


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Engage in wine tasting and a discussion led by winemaker Jason Welch of Barra of Mendocino and Girasole tonight at Uncommon Ground. Featured wines include 2010 Girasole Vineyards Pinot Noir, 2009 Barra of Mendocino Chardonnay, 2005 Barra of Mendocino Zinfandel and 2010 Girasole Vineyards Muscat Canneli. Appetizers are provided. Call for reservations at 773-929-3680. 6-8 PM, Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark, $15.


Attend Alpine Brand Sausages’ Chef Martin’s sausage class, called Kulturkueche, to learn about sausage through demonstrations, hands-on activities, and more. Recipes, instructions, tastings and drinks are provided. Reservations can be made here or by calling 1-800-838-3006. 7:30 PM, DANK-HAUS, 4740 N. Western, 773-561-9181, $16.

Satisfy your food, music and shopping cravings at the Taste of Randolph. This three-day event will include West Loop restaurants, two stages featuring musicians, clothing and other accessories created by merchants, and more. 6/15-6/17, Fri 5-11 PM, Sat noon-11 PM, Sun noon-10 PM, 900-1200 W. Randolph (from Peoria to Racine), 1-773-665-4682, $10.


Chicagoans can celebrate their love for pizza at the third annual Chicago Pizza Fest. An abundance of pizza, live music, and art vendors will be available during this two-day event. There will be also a pizza contest where participants can vote for their favorite pizza. 6/16-6/17, noon–10 PM, Uptown, Wilson and Broadway, 773-868-3010, $5.


Go to Logan Square Kitchen's Farewell Pot Luck, their final public event before they close on June 28. FIG Catering, Brown Bag Lunch Truck, 4 Suyos and D'lish Dish will be providing food. 4-8 PM, Logan Square Kitchen, 2333 N. Milwaukee, 773-342-2333, free.

Commemorate Father's Day with a goat roast by executive chef Troy Grave on Red Door's patio. As well as a goat roast, there will be sides and drinks. Drinks include Heileman Old Style, Old Style Light, and margaritas created by mixologist Jeremiah Krickhahan. Call (773) 697-7221 to make reservations. 2-8 PM, Red Door, 2118 N. Damen, $18.


Leinenkugel Brewing Co. is visiting Chicago as a part of its nationwide tour for its 145th birthday. Participants can sample Leinenkugel’s craft beers and cheese from Sartori Cheese Company at various locations. Today, Leinenkugel will be at Buffalo Wild Wings, Jewel Osco, and the Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. Tomorrow, they will be at Binny's, Jewel Osco, and US Cellular Field. 6/19-6/20, Tues 11:30 AM-12:30 PM, Buffalo Wild Wings, 7111 S. Kingery Hwy, Willowbrook; 1-3 PM, Jewel Osco, 6140 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake; 3:30 PM, Fifth Third Bank Ballpark; Wed 11 AM-12 PM, Binny's, 6920 Hwy 83 South, Willowbrook; 1:30-3 PM, Jewel Osco, West 103rd St., Oak Lawn; 5 pm, US Cellular Field, free.

At ENO Wine Room, participants can meet culinary director Maria Sinskey, enjoy the a la carte menu, and buy the Robert Sinskey Vineyard Flight, which includes Point of View Red Blend, Abraxas Vin de Terroir, and Los Carneros Pinot Noir. 6-8 PM, ENO Wine Room, 505 N. Michigan, 312-321-8738.


At the fifth annual Chefs On The Grill, 14 Chicago chefs will compete to become the Chefs on the Grill Champion, which will be determined by attendants voting on their preferred drink and dish. The Walk-ins will provide live music, and ABC 7’s food reporter Steve Dolinsky will emcee the event. Tickets can be purchased online. 5:30-9 PM, The Plaza at The Park Grill, 11 N. Michigan, 312-521-7275, $75 in advance, $90 at door.

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