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Do This For January 15-17

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Jan 15, 2010 6:30PM

Photo by confusedbee.

  • Tonight: Head out to D.O.C. Wine Bar (2602 N. Clark, 773-883-5101) for their $25 “Millionaire’s Flight” Fridays. Every friday through January Sommelier and Wine Director Greg Sorrell hand-selects special wines that are generally offered only by the bottle to showcase.
  • Saturday: La Madia's cooking class series continues with tomorrow's lesson in how to make pizza. from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., learn how to make proper artisan pizza dough and proper “stretching” techniques. Recipes include a classic margherita pizza, which includes La Madia’s signature tomato sauce, as well as a seasonal winter pizza. Both wood-burning oven firing and home-oven baking techniques will be discussed while participants enjoy perfectly paired wine selections. Guests will also receive a take-home pizza making kit so they can try the recipes. (59 W Grand, 312-329-0400)
  • Saturday: the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Wine and food has set up a tour of Intelligentsia Coffee's Fulton Street roasting works from 10 a.m. - noon. Cost is $30 ($20 for AIWF members). RSVP here.