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Annual Junk Food & Wine Pairing At Volo Restaurant Wine Bar

    Past Event: Sat, January 25, 2020 (2:00 PM - 4:30 PM)

Volo Restaurant Wine Bar
2008 West Roscoe
Chicago, IL 60618
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Cost: $48.00 per guest

Volo's Annual Junk Food & Wine Pairing
Saturday, January 25th, 2020 from 2-4:30 pm
Find out why Volo is among the Top 10 Most Notable Wine Lists (Open Table) and Best Wine Bars In Chicago (Thrillist). Warm-up at this fun and tasty event when we will be pairing boutique wines with your favorite junk foods and guilty pleasures in Volo's cozy urban chic dining room and heated/enclosed #1 Hidden City Patio (chimag).
Ever wonder what wine goes best with your favorite snack? Or possibly what you should drink next time you reach for some Skittles? (try Moscato) or a Moon Pie? (think Brachetto)

This promises to be another dynamic event full of exciting wines, delicious food, and good friends. Sample up to eight boutique wine selections and enjoy seven food pairings including some of Volo Chef/Partner Stephen Dunne's favorite indulgences and his own versions of classic junk food snacks while you enjoy good friends, great wines, and a sublime menu.
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2020 Menu:

2015, Château Venus, Graves, Bordeaux, France

“Cheese Sticks + Cabernet”
Crispy fried Mozzarella, tobiko crunch, chive crème fraîche
Wine Pairing: 2017, Highway 12, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma, California

“Pizza Puff + Barbera”
Italian sausage, banana pepper fontina  cheese stuffed calzone
Wine Pairing: 2016, Michele Chiarlo, “Le Orme”, Barbera d’ Alba, Piedmont, Italy

“Chicken Wings + Zinfandel”
Buttermilk-dipped deep fried spicy chicken wing, blue cheese sauce
Wine Pairing: 2010, Jason-Stephens Winery, Estate Zinfandel, Santa Clara Valley, Central Coast, California

“Pigs in a Blanket + Rosé”
Boudin Blanc in puff pastry, preserved tomato compote
Wine Pairing: 2017, Lucas & Lewellen, Rosé of Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County, California

“Fried Shrimp + Pinot Gris”
Tempura fried shrimp, Tonkatsu dipping sauce
Wine Pairing: 2017, Anne Amie, Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon

“Grilled Ham & Cheese + Sparkling”
Griddle toasted brioche, French Ham, melted gruyere Béchamel
Wine Pairing: NV, Louis Bouillot, “Perle d’Ivoire” Blanc de Blancs Brut, Crémant de Bourgogne, Burgundy, France

“Deep Fried Elvis + Moscato”
Peanut butter-marshmallow-banana ravioli
Wine Pairing: 2017, Saracco, Moscato d’ Asti, Piedmont, Italy

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What could be better than enjoying great tasting wines with friends in a wonderful atmosphere while you discover which wine varietals are best "for when you digress" (it can also be the perfect opportunity to reward yourself for good behavior since New Year's).

Limited space available, advance purchase highly recommended. Purchase your ticket today!

**Please note that the dining room will open at 1:45 pm and the event will start promptly thereafter. Guests are welcome to see the hostess and stay after the event and start a tab for food, wine, and more (ticket holders will receive a 15% discount off of our food menu after the event). Full menu available starting at 5 pm.

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All size parties welcome. Besides just having a love for great food & wine, this is an ideal event to share with friends, celebrate a special occasion, surprise your favorite wine lover, treat an important client or reward staff!

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About Volo Chef/Partner Stephen Dunne:  Before arriving in Chicago, Stephen worked in celebrated restaurants in New Orleans, Las Vegas, & San Francisco in addition to training at the 3-Star Michelin Restaurant Lucas Carton in Paris. Once in Chicago, he took over Chef de Cuisine positions at Spago Chicago, and then the recently opened MK. Stephen and Volo Managing Partner Jon Young joined forces in 2005 to open Volo in Chicago's Roscoe Village neighborhood.

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Volo Accolades:

Top 10 Restaurants Most Notable Wine Lists - Open Table / Chicago

The Best Wine Bars In Chicago - Thrillist

"#1 Hidden City Patio" - Chicago Magazine

Chicago's Best: Alfresco - Chicago's Best CLTV

"City's Best Date Spot" (Voted Top 4) - AOL Cityguide

"Best Wine List" & "Best Wine Bar" - Best of Citysearch

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Save The Date - Join our VIP list on our website and Like Us on Facebook and don't miss announcements for upcoming events

February  14th - Wine Lover's Valentine's at Volo

February TBD - Monthly Wine Tasting (theme TBA)

March TBD - Annual French Wine Dinner

More to come...

Thank you - The Volo Team

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