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“Be My Valentine” at Nacional 27

Four Course Menu with Creative Cocktail Pairings 

February 10, 11, 13, 14

$49 four course menu
$35 cocktail pairings

Heat up your winter holiday at Nacional 27, where drinks, dining and dancing make for a great date night. This Valentine’s Day weekend (February 10, 11, 13, 14), the River North restaurant and lounge will offer a special “Be My Valentine” menu.  Chef Chico Vilchez’s four courses include a selection of tapas, choice of soup or salad, entree and dessert for $49 per guest. Nacional 27′s mixologist, Liz Samples, has created four cocktails that may be paired with dinner for an additional $35.

After dinner, linger in the lounge or dash to the dance floor to experience a complete evening on the town, all under one roof.  Reservations are recommended, please call Nacional 27 at 312-664-2727 or visit N27Chicago.com.

“Be My Valentine” Menu

TAPAS

Shrimp Adobado Skewer; Agave BBQ’d Lamb Taco; Crab Cake with chipotle tartar; Pepper Jack Cheese, Boniato and Plantain Empanada

Cocktail Pairing: POW! Punch
Myers rum, rhum creole clement, ginger-habenero, pomegranate, orange juice, passion fruit, sparkling wine

SOPA OR ENSALADA

(select one)

Shrimp Chowder, red & yellow peppers, red bliss potatoes, jalapeno, ginger

Hearts of Palm Salad, salsa cruda, avocado, papaya, olives

Cocktail Pairing: N27 Mojito
Bacardi rum, lime, mint, sugar, soda water

ENTREE

(select one)

Surf & Turf, 5-oz filet with malbec reduction and Langostinos with citrus butter, served with herb roasted potatoes, leeks and red peppers

Seared Ahi Tuna, Latin spiced, served with a jicama, grapefruit & pomegranate salad

Cocktail Pairing: Martini #27
Bacardi anejo, housemade falernum, guava puree, soda water, fresh herbs

POSTRE

Cinnamon Churros, dulce de leche; Chocolate Sponge Cake, strawberry crema

Cocktail PairingGood ol’ glass of bubbly 

Nacional 27
325 West Huron
Chicago, Illinois 60654
312-664-2727
n27chicago.com

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“All Things Valentine” at Kit Kat Lounge and Supper Club

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu, Stupid Cupid Singles Party and Love Potion Martinis

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu
February 10, 11, 12, 14
$45

“Stupid Cupid” Singles Party
February 13
Free to Attend

“Love Potions of the Gods” Martinis
Now-February 29

Skip chocolates and flowers and give your date what they really wants this year – dinner and a show! This Valentine’s Day, Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club will set the mood with a Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu, sexy songs by Diva Traci Ross and new “Love Potions of the Gods” martinis.

From February 10-14, Chef Mark Kasper will offer a Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe menu ($45 per person, plus tax and gratuity). The dinner features four exceptional courses and the “Love Potions of the Gods” martini of your choice (listed below). The dinner menu is outlined below; Kit Kat’s regular dinner menu will also be available upon request. Showstopper Traci Ross will perform betrothed ballads, heartbreak hits and romance-inducing tunes by Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Rihanna, Beyonce and more.

Single in the city this Valentine’s Day? Kit Kat will hold a “Stupid Cupid” singles party on Monday, February 13. Guests will enjoy a savvy 50-percent discount on their entire bill while mingling with potential mates. If you meet your match, be sure to share the “Cupid” martini, 32-ounces of Cruzan flavored rums and blend of fruit juices with a champagne float (comes complete with magic wand, $15).

Throughout January and February, a new martini menu will be available. The “Love Potions of the Gods” theme martinis, from Aphrodite and Artemis to Eros and Isis, may set the mood for seductive sipping. The martinis are outlined below.

Kit Kat Lounge and Supper Club is open daily from 5:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Kit Kat’s Divas begin their performances at 7:30 p.m. Sunday Brunch takes places from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu
$45 per person (plus tax and gratuity) 

Martini
Select one of the “Love Potions of the Gods” martinis

First Course
Kit Kat Salad
 – baby masculine greens with orange balsamic vinaigrette
Tomato Bisque – with parmesan cream

Second Course
Foie Gras Torchon – pan panice, orange compote and bittersweet chocolate sauce
Egg Plant Risotto
Lamb – curried lamb lollipops, golden raisin couscous tomato jam and riatta foam

Third Course
Filet – English pea puree, red pepper gastrique and confit potato
Cod – olive oil poached with escabeche, orange gelee and glazed asparagus
Vegetarian Tortellini – stuffed with pear and gorgonzola cheese

Fourth Course
Strawberry Panna Cotta – served with pistachio sable and mint cream
Chocolate Cake For Two – served with strawberries and dark chocolate sauce

 

“Love Potions of the Gods” Martini List
$13.50 (half-price on February 13)

APHRODITE - Greek Goddess of sexual love, fertility and beauty
Three Olives Cherry Pomegranate vodka, sweet and sour and lemonade

VENUS - Roman Goddess of love
Cruzan guava rum, grenadine, orange juice and pineapple

ARTEMIS - Greek Goddess of chastity, virginity and fertility
Three Olives vodka, Hpnotiq, pineapple and a splash of champagne

EROS - Greek God of erotic and sexual love and passion
Three Olives vodka, Hpnotiq, Hpnotiq Harmonie, banana and pineapple

LAKSHMI - Hindu Goddess of love and beauty
Three Olives Purple, cranberry, lime and sprite

ISIS - Egyptian Goddess of fertility and devotion
Three Olives Cake vodka, coco liqueur, grenadine and cream

KIT KAT CHOCOLATE - Chicago God of lust
Three Olives Cake vodka, Three Olives Vanilla vodka, cream, chocolate liqueur, Buttershots liqueur and garnished with a Kit Kat bar

CUPID - Roman God of erotic love
32 ounces of Cruzan flavored rums and a blend of fruit juices with a champagne float. Comes with a magic wand!
$29.95 (half-price on February 13)

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
3700 N. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60613
773-525-1111
kitkatchicago. com

 

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Frank Sinatra-Themed New Year’s Eve at Benjamin Restaurant

Ring-a-ding-ding in 2012 with a Four-Course Prix Fixe

Saturday, December 31
Seatings between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

$99 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity)

Ring-a-ding-ding in the new year at Benjamin’s inaugural Frank Sinatra-themed, retro New Year’s Eve dinner party. For an all-inclusive fee of $99 per person, dinner guests will receive a complimentary glass of sparkling champagne upon arrival and Chef Benjamin Brittsan’s throwback menu that includes classic items such as shrimp scampi, housemade meatballs, lobster bisque, Waldorf salad, prime rib, baked sole and chocolate cake. Each guest will select an appetizer, salad/soup, entree and dessert.

For a more intimate New Year’s Eve experience, guests can request Benjamin’s private love seat table (seats two) or the private booth, complete with curtains and chandelier (seats four). The fee for this VIP seating is $125 per person (all inclusive) and includes welcome champagne toast, four-course prix fixe dinner and bottomless flutes of sparkling champagne.

Live entertainment will be provided by pianist Robert “Baabe” Irving III. He will play Frank Sinatra and 50s jazz music from the grand piano located on mezzanine.

Benjamin will be accepting reservations between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. To reserve a table, please call 847.748.8737.

Benjamin New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe Menu

First Course
Choice of

Tuna Tartare
Grilled Shrimp Scampi
Housemade Meatballs
Baked Goat Cheese

Second Course
Choice of

Grilled Caesar Salad
Waldorf Salad
Lobster Bisque
Potato Leek

Third Course
Choice of

Prime Rib with Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes and Jus
Pan Roasted Salmon with Wild Rice Pilaf, Spinach & Citrus Buerre Blanc
Baked Sole En Papilotte with Fennel, Wild Mushrooms and Herbs
Meat Lasagna Al Forno with Housemade Ricotta and Tomato Basil Sauce

Fourth Course
Choice of 

Double Chocolate Toffee Mousse Torte
Crème Brulee Cheesecake
Apple Galette
Classic Chocolate Cake 

Benjamin Restaurant
1849 Second Street
Highland Park, IL 60035
847.748.8737
BenjaminRestaurant.com

 

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