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Henri's New Wine List; Goose Island & Frontera Grill's Xocolatl; Izard Signing More Books; More

MILLENNIUM PARKShebnem Ince, who was spotlighted by Food & Wine earlier this year as one of the country's best sommeliers, has just released a new wine list at Henri. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTHGoose Island and Frontera Grill have teamed up for a limited-edition barrel-aged chocolate barley wine called Xocolatl. It'll be tapped on Dec. 21 at 5 p.m. and likely will not last long. [Stew]

LINCOLN PARK2 Sparrows will be the first Chicago location to feature Journeyman Distillery's Bilberry Black Hearts Gin. Starting Saturday morning, pop in for the Black Hearts 75, made with the gin, Santome rose prosecco, orange marmalade and lemon. [EaterWire]

LINCOLN SQUARE/LINCOLN PARKStephanie Izard will be signing books at the Book Cellar on Dec. 17 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. and then over at Whole Foods on Kingsbury on Dec. 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. where she'll serve her bourbon eggnog. [EaterWire]

LAKEVIEW—Mayor Rahm Emanuel, along with his wife and two friends, dined at HB Home Bistro Thursday night. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTHUnderground Wonder Bar officially opens the doors at its new location at 710 N. Clark on Sunday at 4 p.m. and will host a 12-hour jam session. [Red Eye]

LOOP—If you're Downtown shopping between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, tweet your location with #panerasnackbreak and you may be selected to receive a free snack delivery from Panera Bread. [EaterWire]

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