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Bar Umbriago's New Sommelier; Chef Jet Modern Asian Kitchen Open; More

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RIVER NORTHBar Umbriago just introduced a new fall menu as well as a new sommelier, Sanita Williams (The Purple Pig, Pane Caldo). A supporter of sustainable, organic and biodynamic vine growing, Williams has revamped the wine list to showcase quality-driven and affordable wines. [Eaterwire]

STREETERVILLE—Chef Jet Tila (Vegas' Wazuzu) is brings Chef Jet Modern Asian Kitchen to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with partner and former chef de cuisine at Wazuzu, Scott Okazaki. Tila's pan-Asian quick service concept opens today. [~ELV~]

WEST LOOP—On Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. Nia Restaurant will debut a private dining room in their wine cellar by launching a series of wine tastings. Chef/owner Nia Asimis is pairing featured Greek wines along with light bites, cheeses and charcuterie. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. [Eaterwire]

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