Bubbly Boot Camp

The Boarding House puts guests through a boot camp of sparkling wines, no sit-ups required. Perfect for brides-to-be (and their friends), at-home entertainers and sparkling wine fiends, Master Sommelier Alpana Singh hosts a Bubbly Boot Camp on Tuesday, March 24 from...

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A Chocolate Covered Wine Affair

If the way to your heart is through chocolate and wine, you’re going to fall in love this February at The Boarding House! Romeo and Juliet.  Milk and Cookies. Sonny and Cher. Peanut Butter and Jelly.  These are all famous pairings throughout history, however, no...

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The Pinot Vortex Tasting

The Evolution of Pinot January 13th – 6:30 pm – 8 pm $29 per person Get sucked into the pinot vortex and leave the polar variety far behind with a special tasting event at The Boarding House. Take your tastebuds on a trip across the globe and travel the...

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Thanksgiving 2014

Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Boarding House with a special Four Course prix-fixe menu. We will be open from 12-7 pm. You can also join us in the Bar where we will be offering the same menu as the dining room. Please note that our regular menu will not be available....

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An Evening with David Adelsheim

The Boarding House is pleased to present an evening with Oregon winemaking legend, David Adelsheim. David will lead a tasting and discussion of his wines (inlcuding winery exclusives) paired with a five course dinner created by Boarding House Executive Chef Tanya...

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Mother’s Day Wine Soiree

Mom deserves to wine! Toast mom by treating her to a special wine tasting at The Boarding House on Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Hosted by Master Sommelier Alpana Singh, the Mother’s Day Wine Soiree will feature a sampling of wines from around the...

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Learn How to Taste Wine with Alpana

Master Sommelier Alpana Singh will lead a 90 minute instructional seminar on how to taste wine like a professional sommelier. Learn how to describe and discuss the attributes of sight, smell and taste and how to put all the elements togther when pairing wines with...

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Easter Sunday Menu

Join us for Easter  on April 20th and enjoy a three-course menu for $44. We’ll be open from 12-8 pm. Our regular menu will not be available. Call 312-280-0720 or visit OpenTable to make a reservation. FIRST COURSE  (Choice of) Pea Soup, Bacon Onion Jam Shaved...

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Menu for Chicago Chef Week

Join us for Chicago Chef Week from March 16th-21st and enjoy a four-course menu for $44. Here’s our featured Chicago Chef Week menu. Call 312-280-0720 or visit OpenTable to make a reservation. FIRST COURSE  (Choice of) Little Gem Lettuce, Baby Radishes, Crispy...

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Women of Food & Wine Dinner

In light of the recent appointment of Tanya Baker as the new Executive Chef, rounding out the all-women, culinary and beverage team at The Boarding House, Proprietress and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh will celebrate the Women of Food and Wine with a special dinner on...

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Valentine’s Day at The Boarding House

Celebrate your Valentine’s Day at The Boarding House. We will be featuring a four course prix fixe menu on February 14th and February 15th (please note our regular dining room menu will not be available on Feb 14th). The menu is priced at $65 per person with...

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Chicago Restaurant Week at The Boarding House

For 2014, Chicago Restaurant Week has been extended to a 14-day dining event that will take place at restaurants throughout downtown, the neighborhoods and suburbs from January 24 to February 6. The Boarding House is proud to celebrate in this culinary celebration and...

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New Year’s Eve at The Boarding House

Ring in the New Year at The Boarding House. We are offering 2 prix fixe menus with optional wine pairings. For Reservations from 5 – 8 pm there is a Four Course menu at $65 per person * Wine Pairings $40 per person For Reservations from  8 – 11 pm there is...

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Thanksgiving at The Boarding House

The Boarding House,  the River North wine-driven destination from Proprietor and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh, will give thanks to Dionysus with a four course $55 per person prix-fixe dinner on Thanksgiving. Guests will have four courses to choose from, ranging from...

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Cruise & Cocktail Night!

Join Master Sommelier Alpana Singh and Frosch for a Cruise & Cocktail Night! September 11, 2013 at 6:00 pm at The Boarding House We will be highlighting the details of cruising the Mediterranean aboard the Silversea Silver Spirit, with exclusive on board events...

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Grape Harvest Soiree

As wineries around the world are under way with the annual grape harvest, The Boarding House welcomes you to celebrate with a tasting of their past vintages. Sip your way through ten wines from Italy, Spain, United States, South America, France and more paired with a...

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Sunday $28 Wine Specials

Beginning in September,  we are pleased to present a selection of specially priced bottles of wines every Sunday evening in our first floor bar. Each week, Master Sommelier Alpana Singh features a list of wines from her personally stocked cellar of over 450 global...

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Wine & Artisan Cheese Pairing Class

Join Master Sommelier Alpana Singh and Advanced Sommelier Dan Pilkey for a tasting and lecture of eight cheeses from around the world paired with a corresponding regional wine. Learn the basics of cheese and how to to get the most out of enjoying it with wine at home....

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Spring Fling Wine Tasting

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with a tasting of wines from around the world perfect for warmer weather sipping. Enjoy passed appetizers as you taste your way through ten white, rose and red wines selected by Master Sommelier Alpana Singh in the cozy environs of The...

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Welcome Sommelier Dan Pilkey

We are pleased to welcome the newest addition to the team at The Boarding House, Sommelier Dan Pilkey. Dan brings a very high level of commitment to customer service and hospitality and the entire team at The Boarding House is excited to welcome him to the floor. In...

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