The Chicago Firehouse Expands Brunch Service to Saturdays

Chef Kendal Duque’s Brunch Menu Now Offered All Weekend

Weekend Brunch, served Saturdays (starting 7/16) and Sundays
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

After successfully launching a new Sunday brunch menu in May, The Chicago Firehouse will now add brunch service on Saturdays, beginning on July 16. Chef Kendal Duque’s brunch menu, outlined below, will be offered every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Chef Duque’s menu includes egg dishes, such as eggs benedict (classic, crab cakes, pork belly or spinach-portabello), omelettes and egg scrambles with choice of ingredients. Sweet selections are French Toast with berries and marscarpone cream and Buttermilk Pancakes. French Onion soup and Chicago Firehouse Lobster Bisque are the perfect starting course to the lunch entrees, such as Duque’s “garden” offerings (three seasonal salads and a Caesar with optional chicken breast, shrimp or sirloin steak) and sandwiches (smoked salmon club, blackened tilapia, toasted ham and gruyere with fried egg, Chicago Firehouse Burger and grilled rib-eye on focaccia). The brunch “butcher” section of the menu includes a NY strip steak and beef short rib hash. “Extras” such as applewood smoked bacon, grilled ham and pork link sausages are also available. The complete brunch menu is listed below.

Whether dining indoors in the former-firehouse building or in the beautiful backyard garden, brunch calls for a mid-day cocktail. The libations include classic offerings, such as bloody marys, mimosas and bellinis, in addition to sangria, spiked sweet tea, blood orange mojitos, hard Arnold Palmer and a 5-Alarm coffee cocktail.

A children’s menu is also available. Reservations are welcomed, but not required. Please call The Chicago Firehouse or visit OpenTable.

BRUNCH at The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant

eggs

benedict
served with breakfast potatoes

canadian bacon, english muffin and hollandaise 10
crab cakes, bell peppers and old bay seasoning hollandaise 14
pork belly, caramelized onions and honey-dijon hollandaise 11
sautéed spinach, portabello and truffled hollandaise 10

omelettes
served with breakfast potatoes

wild mushroom, spring vegetables and goat cheese 9
shrimp, zucchini, tomato and bell peppers 11
tenderloin tips, caramelized onions and asparagus 11

egg scramble
served with breakfast potatoes choice of three ingredients 9
spinach, tomatoes, asparagus, cheddar cheese, goat cheese, boursin cheese, wild mushrooms, bell peppers, ham, sausage
(egg white scramble also available)

sweets

french toast with berries and mascarpone cream 9
buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup 7

garden

baby beets and arugula with goat cheese and walnut vinaigrette 10
grilled chicken with arugula, apples, parmigiano and lemon vinaigrette 11
seafood salad with shrimp, calamari, crab, avocado and lime vinaigrette 16
caesar with white anchovy, parmigiano and croutons 8
add chicken breast 14, add shrimp 16, add sirloin steak 17

soup

french onion with caramelized onions and gratinée cheese crouton 7
CFH lobster bisque 8

sandwiches
served with french fries

smoked salmon club with bacon and lemon-caper aïoli 11
blackened tilapia with avocado and chipotle mayonnaise 13
toasted ham with gruyère cheese and fried egg 10
CFH burger with sautéed mushrooms, bacon, charred onions, cheese 12
grilled rib-eye on focaccia with gruyere cheese and horseradish cream 15

butcher

ny strip steak with two eggs, breakfast potatoes and béarnaise sauce 16
beef short rib hash with potatoes, cipollini onions and egg any style 12

extras

applewood smoked bacon 4
pork link sausages 4
grilled ham 5
breakfast potatoes 4
phil’s egg any style 2
whole wheat or white toast 2
mixed fruit 5
vanilla yogurt and granola 5

libations

CFH bloody mary 9
bellini 9
hard arnold palmer 9
blood orange mojito 8
CFH mimosa 8
spiked sweet tea 9
red or white sangria 8
5-alarm coffee (Bailey’s Kahlua, Frangelico, coffee and whipped cream) 9

The Chicago Firehouse
1401 South Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
312.786.1401
ChicagoFirehouse.com

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