Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Some deals . . . and a debut
Head to Lumen (839 W. Fulton Market) tonight for A Toast Heard Round the World, a Grand Marnier-sponsored event where you'll get the chance to sample exotic cocktails and listen to some groovy sounds. Award-winning mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim judges a contest sponsored by the liqueur and Conde Nast Traveler magazine. 9-11pm. Free with RSVP to 866-229-0728.
For a laid-back evening, make your way to Feast (1616 N. Damen Ave., 773-772-7100) for their weekly delight: Buy an entree and get half off on any bottle of wine—or BYOB.
And get a sneak preview of Andersonville's hot new Southern spot Big Jones (5347 N. Clark St., 773-275-5725) at this celebration to benefit eco-Andersonville, a comprehensive environmental initiative with the mission of promoting environmental, economic and social sustainability in the community. Guests will enjoy a sampling of the entire menu, cocktails and selected wines. 6-10pm. $50.