Academy Awards Viewing Party Boasts Ballot Contest and More
Sunday, March 7, 2010
Restaurant open 11-2 a.m., Academy Awards air at 7 p.m.
No cost to attend
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery will pay tribute to Tinsel Town for the 82nd annual Academy Awards broadcast on Sunday, March 7. The River North hot spot’s annual Oscars party will feature themed drinks and menu items inspired by this year’s illustrious nominees, such as “Up in the Air” Wings and the “Crazy Heart-tini.” All of Rock Bottom’s Academy Awards food and drink specials are listed below.
Guests will get the chance to watch all of the Hollywood hoopla on Rock Bottom’s 25 new flatscreen TVs and brick projection wall located throughout the recently remodeled bar area. Be sure to arrive early to snag a seat at one of the comfy new hightop tables or raised banquette booths to catch all of the Academy Award action in true comfort. The soiree will also showcase an Oscars ballot contest featuring a grand prize of dinner for two at Rock Bottom, along with growlers of beer for the first and second runners up.
Rock Bottom’s Oscars festivities will take place throughout the day and well into the night, as the restaurant is open from 11-2 a.m. daily. The Academy Awards broadcast airs starting at 7 p.m.
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery’s Academy Awards Food & Drink Specials
“Up in the Air” Wings Buffalo or honey-chipotle chicken wings, $4.95-$9.95
“The Blind Side” Ball Park Pretzels A giant pretzel brushed with Brown Ale and sprinkled with fresh garlic and Kosher salt, oven baked and served with Stadium Cheese Dip, $3.95-$7.95
“District 9” Firecracker Shrimp Crispy salt-and-pepper shrimp tossed with sweet Thai chili sauce and cilantro and served with ginger-citrus sauce for dipping, $9.95
“Crazy Heart-tini” Pama pomegranate liqueur and Absolut Citron served up with a lemon twist, $10
“A Single Man” The original Rob Roy with Dewar’s White Label scotch whiskey, a splash of sweet vermouth and a dash of bitters, $8
“Inglorious Basterds” Brew Hand crafted pint of the day, $3
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60654