's Blog

Chicago’s Ria Hosting Wine-Centric Fête

Posted By Jennifer Olvera On January 17, 2011 @ 5:17 pm In Chicago,Dining,Events,Jennifer Olvera,Wine, Spirits, Beer & More | No Comments

  • pinitbutton Chicagos Ria Hosting Wine Centric Fête
Ria Chicagos Ria Hosting Wine Centric Fête

Ria's plush dining room will host a boutique wine dinner showcasing its new menu. (Photo courtesy of Patricia Parinejad.)

by Jennifer Olvera


You’ve got to love a place that’s been open mere months and closes for a mini-facelift, New York-based culinary research and menu revamp, all the while riding on rave reviews. But that’s Ria for you. Celebrate its reopening early on January 22 with a luxurious wine dinner highlighting six boutique California producers: Failla Wines, Anomaly Vineyards, Realm Cellars, D.R. Stevens, Chase Family Cellars and Fischer Vineyards.


The event kicks off at 4 p.m. in the Elysian hotel’s grand ballroom with passed hors d’oeuvres and an informal wine tasting. Come 6 p.m., the soirée moves into Ria’s dining room for a six-course meal comprised of dishes from the yet-to-be-unveiled winter menu and, naturally, more specialty sips. Producers will be seated among diners and will elaborate on pours between courses and stay to talk post-dessert with those so inclined.


Participants for the tasting only may reserve advance tickets for $50, while the entire evening costs $250 per person, in addition to tax and service. Ria, 11 E. Walton St., 3rd Fl., 312-880-4400.


Keep coming back to GAYOT.com for the latest Chicago Restaurant News, Restaurant Reviews, Culinary Events and Chicago Wine Dinners.


Article printed from GAYOT's Blog: http://www.gayot.com/blog

URL to article: http://www.gayot.com/blog/ria-restaurant-chicago-wine-dinner-grand-reopening/

Copyright © 2012 GAYOT's Blog. All rights reserved.