L'étage, French for upstairs, is the name of the new wine bar opening tomorrow above Brasserie 54. It is the latest addition to the LM Restaurant Group, and will serve 10 red and 10 white wines by the glass, as well as wine flights and cocktails (773-334-9463).
Attention Texans, a little birdie told us you have an Independence Day coming up. Celebrate on Saturday at Bub City with the debut of Shiner Premium Beer. They will be pouring this recently released beer along with classic country cuisine and live music (312-610-4200).
Shop local this weekend at a special pop-up market hosted by Scrumptious Pantry. In addition to their select items, purchase Spanish olives and olive oil, TCHO chocolate, Lillie's Q BBQ sauces, gourmet salts, Rustic Bakery organic flatbreads and cookies as well as honey. The sale will be held on Saturday at 3230 W. Fullerton Avenue from 11 AM-2 PM.
The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild presents the Windy City Brewhaha - a festival bringing over fifty local brewers to Bridgeport Art Center. Tickets cost $45 and include unlimited amount of tastings in a souvenir mini-beer stein.