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Fossil Feast Dinner with Author and Field Museum Provost Neil Shubin
Terra & Vine Restaurant
Evanston, IL
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Apr 02, 2020 6:00 PM

Admission Level Price Quantity
Couple $92.50 ($98.12 w/service fee)
Ticket for two, including two dinners, 1 signed copy of the book, and one $10 Bookends & Beginnings Gift Certificate  
Individual $110.00 ($116.49 w/service fee)
Ticket for one, including dinner, 1 signed copy of the book, and a $10 Bookends & Beginnings Gift Certificate  
VIP Individual $160.00 ($168.99 w/service fee)
Ticket for one, including one dinner, seating at the head table with Neil Shubin, 1 signed copy of the book, and one $25 Bookends & Beginnings Gift Certificate. Limited number.  
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Fossil Feast Dinner with Author and Field Museum Provost Neil Shubin
Bookends & Beginnings bookstore presents scientist and Field Museum Provost Neil Shubin at a dinner and discussion of his new book "Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA." You'll hear a fascinating story about the scientific quest to decode our multi-billion-year evolutionary history using fossils, bacteria, DNA and other evidence. And you'll enjoy a delicious three-course "Fossil Feast" dinner at Evanston's Terra & Vine restaurant that's not Paleo--it's downright Jurassic:

First Course:
House Made Focaccia, olive oil
A Field [Museum] Salad
mixed greens, dinosaur kale, quinoa, carrots, paleo vinaigrette

Second Course;
Tomahawk Porkchop
8 oz pork chop with bone, beluga lentils, basil mashed potatoes, pink peppercorn sauce

Molten Lava Cake
chocolate ganache, candy sprinkles

An herbivore menu is available upon request. Two glasses of house wine or beer are included.

More Info on Neil Shubin:
Shubin is the author of "Some Assembly Required," "Your Inner Fish," and "The Universe Within." He is the Robert R. Bensley Professor of Organismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago and Provost of the Field Museum of Natural History. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2011.


Terra & Vine Restaurant (View)
1710 Maple Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
United States


Arts > Literary
Food > Beer, Wine, Spirits

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


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