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New Year’s Eve Dining at Cantina Laredo

Chef’s Menu Offered for Entire Holiday Weekend

Friday, December 30 – Sunday, January 1
$49 per guest includes cocktail pairings

Cantina Laredo, the new River North mecca of modern Mexican cuisine offers a fun and festive way to finalize 2011 and welcome 2012. In addition to the a la carte lunch, dinner and brunch offerings available throughout New Year’s weekend, Executive Chef Larry Sinclair has created a three-course prix fixe menu that is paired with creative, tequila cocktails. This special set menu will be available from Friday, December 30 to Sunday, January 1 for $49 per guest.

New Year’s Eve table reservations are welcome. The dining hours for New Year’s weekend are Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to Midnight
and Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

New Year Celebracion Menu 

Begin
choice of
ENSALADA DE ARANDANO
Dried cranberries, green apples, candied pecans and blue cheese crumbles on field greens with cranberry vinaigrette
SOPA DE CALABAZA
Pumpkin soup topped with cranberry-apple pico and roasted pumpkin seeds
COCKTAIL: WINTER BERRY ‘RITA
Tequila Avion Silver with fresh lime, cranberry, stawberry and mint

Entree
choice of
RIBEYE CON HONGOS
16-ounce Certified Angus Beef TM cowboy cut bone-in ribeye aged 21 days with sautéed mushrooms
HALIBUT DE MANGO
Fresh halibut sauteed and topped with mango-ginger salsa
CHULETA DE CERDO
Bone-in pork chop grilled with spicy sweet cascabel pineapple glaze
COCKTAIL: AVION ‘RITA
Tequila Avion Silver with fresh lime juice

Conclude 
choice of
BAYA MEZCLADO
Fresh mixed berries with Don Julio Tequila cream
CHURROS
with chocolate raspberry sauce and Grand Mariner cajeta
COCKTAIL: CHAMPAGNE PALOMA
Cabo Wabo Silver with agave nectar, fresh grapefruit and lime juices and champagne

Cantina Laredo
508 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312.955.0014
Website: CantinaLaredo.com

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New Year’s Weekend Brunch Options Around Town

National Bloody Mary Day Falls on 1/1/11

Saturday, January 1
and Sunday, January 2, 2011

Venues and Menus Vary

LOKaL, RB Grille and Timothy O’Toole’s Pub will all be open for Brunch service this New Year’s weekend (details outlined below). LOKaL’s creative menu and limitless beverages will wow Wicker Parkers, while RB Grille serves the River North set. Timothy O’Toole’s gears up for game-watchers with plenty of food and football. Each restaurant features Bloody Marys in celebration of “National Bloody Mary Day”.

LOKaL
9:00am-3:30pm
$9 Bottomless Bloody Marys
$7 Bottomless Mimosas
January 1 and January 2
The a la carte menu includes Euro-inspired dishes and American classics, such as Nutella Frites; Oatmeal Fondue; London Broil Steak Salad; Slow Roasted Pork Belly or Duck Confit with poached eggs; Watercress Bella Omelet; Grilled Chicken Croissant; Polish Sausage sandwich. Prices vary from $4 to $13. LOKaL is located at 1904 West North Avenue, Chicago (773) 904-8113. LokalChicago .com

RB Grille
10:00am-2:00pm
January 1 and January 2
Chef Christopher McCoy offers a weekend brunch menu that includes Seasonal (Fruit n’ Granola, French Toast, Buttermilk Pancakes); Farm (Denver Omelet, Steak & Eggs, Prime, Egg & Cheddar, Brunch Burger) and Sides (Sugar-Cured Bacon, Breakfast Pork sausage, Savory Chorizo & Cornbread Pudding, Herbed Yukon Potatoes, Buttermilk Biscuits, English Muffins). The brunch bar menu includes a Traditional Bloody; Bacon Bourbon Mary; House Pepper-Vodka Bloody and Pomegranate Mimosa. The dining menu ranges from $3 to $15.50 and the brunch cocktails are $5-$8. RB Grille is located at One West Grand Avenue, Chicago (312) 755-0890 http://www.RBGrille .com

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
9:30am-2:00pm
$7.50 Bloody Mary Bar with over 30 ingredients
$14 Bottomless Mimosas and Bellinis
January 1 and January 2
“Timothy” offers a weekend Brunch menu with familiar favorites and Irish twists. Diners will find such dishes as Irish Benedict; Raspberry Belgium Waffle; Corned Beef Hash; Steak & Eggs; Rise & Shine Burger and a list of side dishes. Prices vary from $1.39 to $12.99. Catching some of the bowl games? O’Toole’s has 60 screens placed throughout the lower-level Pub at 622 North Fairbanks, Chicago (312) 642-0700 TimothyOTooles.com

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