Dishes and Drink Specials Straight Out of Churchill Downs
Saturday, May 1
Open 10-3 a.m.; race begins at 5 p.m.
Dunlays on Clark, the friendly Lincoln Park corner bar and grill, will become your Kentucky Derby Day destination on Saturday, May 1 with Southern-accented dishes and drink specials, along with warm and welcoming surroundings to watch the big race.
Time-honored traditions of the Derby will be certainly be adhered to here, including plentiful mint juleps (made with Maker’s Mark, $5 each) and shots of Jack Daniels ($4). Chef Grant Slauterbeck will serve up a Kentucky-inspired menu created especially for the occasion, including such customary dishes as Burgoo stew and his take on a hot brown. Guests can also create their own “Trifecta,” choosing three items from the special Derby menu to make their own three-course prix-fixe for $25 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). Dunlays on Clark’s Kentucky Derby menu includes the following:
Morning Lines Minis, $7
French country ham, Benedictine, toasted rye rounds
Claim Race Catfish, $8
Farm-raised catfish, breaded and bite sized, pickled walnut, tomato remoulade
Dunlays’ Hot Brown, $9
Smoked turkey breast, bacon, pimentos, grape tomato, Mornay sauce, grilled brioche
Backside Burgoo, $16
Braised pork shoulder, venison, okra, lima beans, bell peppers, cornmeal fritters
Derby Pie Cheesecake, $7
Chocolate, walnuts, pecan and caramel glaze
Trifecta, $25 per person (excluding tax and gratuity)
Create your own three-course prix-fixe menu from the above items
Dunlays on Clark
2600 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614