Zagat reports that August 17 - Charlie Trotter's is hosting a 16th anniversary dinner benefit involving the chef and Wolfgang Puck (wines from the Brown Estate Vineyard of Napa Valley). Prices are reported to be $400; 773-248-8949, ext. 13.
Juicy summer tomatoes are the stars of this main dish salad—they’re even used in the tangy vinaigrette. Toss two kinds with whole-grain croutons, other veggies, and chicken for a hearty take on panzanella.