Tammy Pham, executive chef and co-owner of Asparagus Restaurant in Merrillville, with her husband Sam, recently presented the restaurant's first wine dinner. Hartford Family Wines were featured with Pham's unique take on Vietnamese cuisine. Watch for future wine dinners at the eatery. Also stay tuned for the debut of Pham's new Siam Marina in Tinley Park sometime in November.
T.J. Maloney's Authentic Irish Pub at Radisson Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave., Merrillville, continues its "NFL Ticket" events allowing patrons to watch every minute of every NFL game on all game days on either its 102" screen or in front of nine flat-screen TVs. Food and drink specials are featured. Call (219) 755-0569.
Watch for a new dining concept from the owner of El Taco Real to emerge on the scene soon.
Lobster fans take note. Town Club Steak and Seafood, 2904 45th St., Highland, will present its Lobsta Fest #20 on Nov. 2. Call (219) 924-5227.