15 Restaurants to Take Your Parents to While in Chicago

Excerpt from: Spoon University

13. Carnivale: 4.3 Star Rating   Carnivale is a Latin-inspired restaurant with colorful rooms, ornately decorated just for you. The drink menu is extensive and the cocktails are one-of-a-kind. I personally recommend the Aracherra, Paradillada Argentina, and the Ropa Vieja tacos pictured above.

Carnivale University: Getting Sharp with Champagne

Nothing is quite as classy as Champagne; from the flutes, to its effervescence, to its region-specific origin (don’t you DARE call that California sparkling white a Champagne!), to the delightful “pop” the bottle makes when opened. Champagne and high-class celebration are synonymous. And there is no better way to open a bottle of Champagne than… Read more »

16 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Excerpt from: Chicagoist

HOW TO SABER: If you really want to impress your friends at your next party, attend Carnivale’s next university class and learn how to saber Champagne bottles. Guests will craft three cocktails with their master mixologist and then see a sabering demonstration and the chance to try it yourself. 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35.