Northbrook residents will have the chance to sample dishes from many regional restaurants at the annual Auction & Taste event Nov. 1.
New to the tasting event this year are Mesa Urbana and Granite City Food and Brewery.
Several signature menu items from Ruth's Chris will be featured, as will The Claim Company’s "mini motherlode." Marcello's will offer Italian classics such as bruschetta and rigatoni with tomato vodka sauce. Sushi dishes from Di Pescara will be available, as well as chicken or pork "street tacos" from Buffalo Wild Wings.
Desserts will also be available from some of the 17 featured North Shore restaurants. Among the other restaurants or businesses offering food are Elegance in Meats, Girodano's, House 406, Johnny's Kitchen & Tap, Maggiano's, Noodles & Co., and Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel.
Admission to the event includes complimentary wine from Sunset Foods and craft beer from Joseph Mullarkey Distributors.
The event takes place from 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel, 933 Skokie Blvd. Tickets cost $30 before Oct. 25 or $40 at the door. Register by clicking the registration link at http://northbrookchamber.org/2016/09/area-restaurants-to-be-showcased-at-the-auction-taste/.