Keep It Simple Series: Taste of the Holidays

Take a breather this holiday season. Keept it simple and order made-from-scratch turkey, gravy, stuffing, and all the fixins from our Holiday Menu. From our kitchen to your table, we have everything you need for a delicious Holiday meal. Join us by the Holiday Ordering Table (in our Frozen Department) to taste our favorite items and place your order.

Friday Night Gin Flight

Enjoy an earthy drink or two as Rob Krass from St. George Spirits showcases a gin flight featuring St. George Dry Rye, Terrior, and Bontanivore gins. The Engine Room's Ian will make a special gin cocktail for the night as well. 

Game Time in the Engine Room

Join us in the Engine Room as Nick from Tyranena pours some local brews and we give away fun prizes as we show the Chicago / Dallas game.

Death's Door Cocktails with Your Favorite Bartender

Head to our Specialty Department to meet local bartender Thomas Mooneyham of The Gage and learn how to make his favorite Death's Door Spirits cocktail at home.

More Glam, Less Stress!

Get prepped for your holiday parties with Chicago's top natural make-up artists! Learn how to create gogeous and glamorous effects in a few simple steps, using the cleanest and most effective cosmetics. All attendees will receive a personalized consultation, lesson, and instructions for recreating party-perfect looks at home. Space is limited; sign up with Customer Service in advance. Register before December 1 and receive a special gift.

Pop the Top!

Ring in the New Year with declicious ideas throughout the store. Taste delicious samples from every department that will inspire you to Pop the Top at your own festivities! 2014 never tasted so good!

Delicious Gifts

Disocver magic in the making. Add some handmade to your holiday with festive DIY tutorials taught by our talented Team Members! As part of our global partnership with Etsy, the online mecca of handmade goodness, we will show you how to add a personal touch to your holiday gift giving.

Here are a few ideas to get you inspired!

Perfect Pairings

Good food and good wine go hand in hand. When appropriately paired, wine and food can enhance each other’s flavors, making them more pronounced, and render the entire taste experience a more satisfying and enjoyable one. Taste these delectable pairings throughout our store featuring our 2013 Top Ten Wines.

Local Gifts for Foodies

Join us this Sunday to welcome some of our local vendors who will be showing off their goods and holiday gifts for your favorite foodie friends! We have a lot to offer so make sure to come in and knock out the last of your holiday shopping with some really special items!

A Flavorful New Year

This Saturday we will be sampling our holiday appetizers and platters for your New Years party. All of our teams will be sampling out their holiday fare for you, so bring your friends and try our selection before you buy it!


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