The Hilton El Conquistador's new restaurant, Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails, is hosting four dining events that focus on regional wines and ingredients.

First up on Wednesday, Epazote will prepare a tasting menu centered on Patagonia's Lazy J2 Ranch, known for its natural grass-fed beef. The menu includes Southwestern beef carpaccio with fried poblano and braised short ribs with goat cheese mashed potatoes .

It starts at 6 p.m. at Epazote, 10000 N. Oracle Road, at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort. The cost is $50, $70 with wine pairings.

Reservations are required; call 544-1705.

The second dinner will be held on April 17.