HUB 51 (51 W. Hubbard St.) owners—and siblings—R.J. and Jerrod Melman show off their silly side with this hiring video parodying the classic late-night informercials with host extraordinaire Tom Vu (starring local actor Vince Minh).
The River North restaurant, a subdivision of Lettuce Entertain You, is scheduled to open on June 10 with a hip, youthful vibe, casual dining menu and enviable music program.
Tuesday, May 6, 2008
WHAT DO you want to do after work today?!
Make a beeline to Juicy Wine Co. (694 N. Milwaukee Ave., 312-492-6620) for a free tasting of Eyrie Vineyards' pinot noirs plus other treats. You'll get to indulge in three vintages from this award-winning winery from Oregon, plus Juicy promises to give guests a taste of some of their other favorites. 6-8pm. Free.
The weekly Cellar Notes event at NoMI (800 N. Michigan Ave., 312-239-4030) pays homage to Cinco de Mayo with a Don Julio tequila tasting. Advanced Sommelier Fernando Beteta will be on hand as usual to guide guests for the best experience. 5:30-7:30pm. $30.
Seafood lovers can go to town during Paramount Room's (415 N Milwaukee Ave., 312-829-6300) weekly all-you-can-eat Fish & Chips Night, for hand-dipped Icelandic cod, creamed slaw and fresh-cut fries for $14. It's also half-price wines by the bottle night.