Thursday, October 1, 2009

October Happenings at Restaurant Michael in Winnetka

Wine Maker Dinner Event
Special guest Hugh Davies of Schramsberg Vineyards is at Restaurant Michael (64 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka; 847-441-3100) for the first wine maker dinner of the season at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6, which features a six-course meal with seven wine pairings for $85 per person.

Menu highlights include Chilled Terrine of King Crab, Lobster and Shrimp "Homardine" with rouille crouton; Roasted Quail in Truffle Scented Game Jus with veal and truffle quenelles; Marguez Sausage wrapped Loin of Lamb with braised lamb and potato ravioli; and Caramel Peach Souffle with praline cream, just to name a few.

Reservations for this event are being taken by Knightsbridge Wine Shoppe, and can be reached at (847) 498-9300. Please call early, as there are a limited number of seats available for this event.

Dinner Discount with Writers’ Theatre Ticket
For the 2009-2010 season at Writers’ Theatre in Glencoe, patrons can bring their ticket stub to Restaurant Michael to receive a 10 percent discount on their check for a pre-theatre or post-theatre dinner. The discount is valid only on the day of the performance on purchases of $75 or more and cannot be combined with any other special offers or promotions. Alcohol, tax and gratuity are not included.

Performances at Writers’ Theatre are shown at 325 Tudor Ct. (847) 242-9730 or 664 Vernon Ave. (847) 242-9418. For more information about this season’s performances, call the box office at (847) 242-6000 or visit

Restaurant Michael, located at 64 Green Bay Rd. in Winnetka, Ill. 60093, serves classic and modern French cuisine in a contemporary presentation with French country flair. For more information, or to make a reservation, call (847) 441-3100 or visit

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