Until the end of April a three-course ramp-centric prix-fixe meal is served for $30 per person ($45 with wine pairing (3868 North Lincoln Ave.; 773-327-3869).
FEW Spirits Distillery Dinner at 2 Sparrows
On Friday night FEW Spirits will be pairing their bourbon, gin and white whiskey with a four-course meal prepared by chef Gregory Ellis. Limited seats are available for $75 (553 West Diversey Parkway; 773-234-2320.)
Cupcakes for a Cause at Magnolia Bakery
The cupcake still wont be calorie-free, but they will be guilt-free on Earth Day (Sunday), because when you buy six cupcakes, $1 from each cupcake benefits the Active Transportation Alliance and you will get a free eco-tote to carry them (108 North State St.; 312-346-7777).
Hoops for Hunger at Roka Akor
Monday evening, join former Bulls players Sidney Green and Bob Love while sampling sushi and steak menu items at an event to raise money for Chicago Bulls Charities and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Tickets cost $50 in advanced or $65 at the door (456 North Clark St.; 312-477-7652).
Cooking Class at Mercadito
Don’t let May sneak up on you without first attending Tuesday’s cooking demonstration with chef Patricio Sandoval about how to prepare a Cinco de Mayo fiesta. $75 gets guests the demo, full menu and cocktails (108 West Kinzie St.; 312-329-9555).