Mag Mile Lights Festival: Family Dining Deal at Osteria Via Stato

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Children Dine at Half-Price During Chicago’s 18th Annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival®

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Family Dinner Party Menu, 5:00pm-11:00pm

Sunday, November 22, 2009
Family Dinner Party Menu, 5:00pm-9:30pm

The Mag Mile will be flooded with families for the 18th annual Lights Festival on November 21. Just steps from Michigan Avenue, Osteria Via Stato invites children ten and under to dine at half-price when the table participates in Chef David DiGregorio’s Italian dinner party menu, served family-style. The complete menu is listed below.

Throughout the day, (11:00am-4:00pm) Pioneer Court’s stage will host exciting musical performances, from Ralph’s World to the Plain White T’s. “Lights Festival Lane” will welcome Santa, cheesecake decorating and more from 11:00am-5:00pm. At 5:30pm, the master of ceremonies, Mickey Mouse, will lead the illumination of more than one million lights along Michigan Avenue. The event concludes at 6:55 pm with fireworks over the Chicago River. Dining guests and families are welcome for dinner beginning at 5:00pm. For pizzas and lighter fare, Pizzeria Via Stato will be open 3:00pm-Midnight.

 

The children’s dining deal will also be available on Sunday, November 22 as the festival continues with “the extra mile.” Osteria Via Stato will offer dinner service from 5:00pm-9:30pm; Pizzeria Via Stato will be open 5:00pm-9:30pm.

The Famous Italian Dinner Party
This is how it’s done in our favorite restaurants in Italy. Your meal will be served family style and include the following choices:
ANTIPASTI TO SHARE, TWO PASTAS DISHES, A MAIN COURSE AND SIDE DISHES $38.95 per person, $19 children
ITALIAN DINNER PARTY ANTIPASTI $19.95 per person, $10 children
ITALIAN DINNER PARTY ANTIPASTI AND PASTA $24.95 per person, $12 children

ANTIPASTI
(WANT SECONDS? JUST ASK!)
PARMESAN-CRUSTED SWEET ONION
FRESH MOZZARELLA CILIEGINE – CHILES, OLIVE OIL
HOUSE-MARINATED OLIVES – OLIVE OIL, LEMON & ROSEMARY
LOCAL SEASONAL GREENS – SHAVED PARMIGIANO REGGIANO, SHAVED CREMINI MUSHROOMS
MINI VEAL MEATBALLS – SIMPLE TOMATO SAUCE

MAIN COURSE (CHOOSE ONE)
CHICKEN MARIO – EUROPEAN STYLE BUTTER
LEMON-CRUSTED WHITEFISH – MARKET HERB SALAD, SHALLOT-WHITE WINE BROTH
SEARED ATLANTIC SALMON – OLIVE OIL CRUSHED POTATOES, SAUTEED SPINACH
PAN-ROASTED DIVER SEA SCALLOPS – MUSHROOM RISOTTO
ROAST CHICKEN – MILLER FARMS ALL-NATURAL CHICKEN, BRAISED LENTILS, ROSEMARY
PORK TENDERLOIN MILANESE – SEASONAL LOCAL GREENS, GRAPE TOMATOES
TENDER-BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIB – CREAMY POLENTA
SEASONAL VEGETABLES – WHIPPED POTATOES & LEEKS
SLOW-COOKED LAMB SHANK – CIPOLLINI ONIONS – PLUS 5.00
20 OZ. PRIME RIBEYE STEAK – CRISPY SHALLOTS – PLUS 16.00
GRILLED FILET MIGNON – GORGONZOLA OR PARMESAN CRUST OR 30 YEAR AGED BALSAMIC – PLUS 12.00

PASTA (WANT SECONDS? JUST ASK!)
GEMELLI – MICHIGAN PEA PESTO, PECORINO ROMANO
PAPPARDELLE RAGU – CHEF DAVID’S SIGNATURE THREE-MEAT RAGU

SIDES
WHIPPED YUKON GOLD POTATOES
PAN-ROASTED LOCAL BROCCOLI – OLIVE OIL & GARLIC

JUST BRING ME WINE!
A selection of three different wines to be enjoyed with your meal: we will pour 4 ounces of each of them for you. Every night, we open a few bottles of what we think are some of the most tasty wines from Italy for you to drink.

Level 1, A special tasting 15.00
Level 2, A really special tasting 28.00

Level 3, Let the Sommelier go wild! 50.00

Osteria Via Stato
620 North State
Chicago, Illinois 60654
www.osteriaviastato.com
312-642-8450
twitter/osteriaviastato

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