The new year is off to a scrumptious start at D.O.C. Wine Bar in Lincoln Park. The gathering spot’s popular $30 prix-fixe menus, which are featured every Tuesday, and Friday’s “Millionaire’s Flight” wine offerings will both continue into 2010, with new line-ups just announced for January.
$30 Prix-Fixe Tuesdays
Tuesday, January 12, 19, 26
D.O.C. Wine Bar’s new Executive Chef Grant Slauterbeck invites dining guests for a weekly three-course dinner paired with wine every Tuesday for $30. Dinner is served beginning at 5 p.m., and D.O.C. closes at 2 a.m. Chef Slauterbeck’s January menus are detailed below.
Tuesday, January 12
Piquillo Pepper Stuffed with Corn, Goat Cheese and Crab
Butternut Squash Ravioli, Sage Brown Butter, White Truffle
Pacific Rim Organic Riesling
Crisp Apple Tart
Graham Beck Rose
Tuesday, January 19
Salmon Tartare, Wonton Chip, Cilantro Oil
Grilled Flat Iron, Zucchini-Cumin Puree, Cauliflower Hash
Belasco de Baquedano “Old Vines” Malbec
Conundrum Sauvignon Blanc/Muscat/Chardonnay/Viognier
Tuesday, January 26
Deviled Eggs with Pickle Relish
Braised Chicken Thigh, Lemon Risotto, Crispy Chicken Skin
Sella & Mosca Cannonau Riserva
Michelle Chiarlo Moscato D’Asti
Please call 773.883.5101 for reservations (not required). Tax and gratuity are not included in the $30 menu. This prix-fixe menu will also be available to guests dining at the adjacent Dunlays on Clark restaurant.
$25 “Millionaire’s Flight” Fridays
Friday, January 15, 22, 29
D.O.C. Wine Bar Sommelier and Wine Director Greg Sorrell hand-selects special wines that are generally offered only by the bottle to showcase in his weekly “Millionaire’s Flights.” The flights are featured every Friday during regular business hours (5 p.m.-2 a.m.) for $25, with selections rotating weekly (wines are outlined below).
Friday, January 15
2006 Vietti Dolcetto D’Alba Piemonte
2003 Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva Toscana
2004 La Spinette “Vigneto Starderi” Barbaresco Piemonte
Friday, January 22
California Petite Sirah
2005 Foppiano Russian River Valley
2005 Consiliance Santa Barbera County
2007 Turley “Hayne Vineyard” Napa Valley
Friday, January 29
U.S. Pinot Noir
2006 Laetitia “Limite” Arroyo Grande, California
2007 Flowers Sonoma County, California
2007 Angela Willamette County, Oregon
D.O.C. Wine Bar and Bistro
2602 North Clark St.