Christmas Eve Dining at Park Grill

Twinkling Lights and Twirling Skaters Set the Holiday Scene

Saturday, December 24
11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The picture-perfect holiday scene will be set this Christmas Eve at Park Grill. The restaurant, surrounded by twinkling lights and twirling skaters in the heart of Millennium Park’s Plaza, will offer two menus on Saturday, December 24. Chef Alex Shalev will present the traditional daytime lunch menu (with specials) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed by a holiday dinner menu from 4:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The exclusive dinner offerings, listed below, include starters (butter poached king crab, crudo of Hawaiian tuna), soups/salads (spiced pumpkin, pear salad), entrees (grilled Amish chicken, braised lamb shank, whole roasted red snapper, sweet potato risotto) and side dishes, as well as suggested wine pairings.

Reservations are suggested, not required – please call Park Grill to arrange a table for your friends and family.

Park Grill
11 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60602
312.521.7275
http://www.parkgrillchicago.com

Christmas Eve Dinner Menu

STARTERS

BUTTER POACHED KING CRAB house made pappardelle, long beans, pear, crab nage 16
CRISP EAST COAST CALAMARI spicy bloody mary sauce, lemon, pickled peppers 11
CRUDO OF HAWAIIAN TUNA olive oil, sea salt, caviar 16
POTATO GNOCCHI sunchokes, wild mushrooms, swiss chard, truffle 12

SOUP / SALAD

SPICED PUMPKIN SOUP brown sugar apples, pumpkin seed oil, chives 5/7
FRENCH ONION crouton, gruyere 8
PEAR SALAD pleasant ridge reserve, crispy mushrooms, shallots, arugula, truffle vinaigrette 10
PARK GRILL CAESAR focaccia croutons, tomatoes, coddled egg dressing 9
MARKET HOUSE greens, balsamic onions, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, radishes, tomato vinaigrette 8

ENTREES – with suggested wine pairings

PRIME RIB OF BEEF green beans, truffle mashed potatoes, horseradish cream, bordelaise 8oz 33 – 12oz 40
“Edge” Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley CA 2008 Glass 14, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 19

GRILLED HALF AMISH CHICKEN buttermilk mashed potatoes, roasted garlic jus 21
Hahn Winery Merlot, Monterey CA 2007 Glass 10, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 14

ROASTED BERKSHIRE PORK LOIN braised shoulder, turnips, pearl onions, swiss chard, pickled raisin relish 29
Casa de Campo Malbec, Mendoza Argentina 2009 Glass 9, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 13

BRAISED LAMB SHANK zinfandel bbq sauce, buttermilk mashed potatoes, baby carrots, mint gremolata 24
Cosentino “The Zin” Zinfandel, Lodi CA 2008 Glass 11, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 16

GRILLED CENTER CUT FILET red wine, roasted fingerling potatoes, spinach 6oz 28 / 10oz 35
“Edge” Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley CA 2008 Glass 14, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 19

AMERICAN KOBE BURGER balsamic onions, grain mustard, pretzel bun 17 gorgonzola cheese 2 / cured bacon 2
Cosentino “The Zin” Zinfandel, Lodi CA 2008 Glass 11, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 16

WHOLE ROASTED RED SNAPPER meyer lemon, garlic, fennel, fingerling potatoes 38
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough New Zealand 2010 Glass 13, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 19

GRILLED SALMON butternut squash, maitake mushrooms, pumpkin seed pesto 25
Kings Ridge Pinot Noir, Oregon 2008 Glass 13, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 19

SEA SCALLOPS cauliflower, green beans, mushrooms 26
Newton “Red Label” Chardonnay, Sonoma CA 2008 Glass 14, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 20

SWEET POTATO RISOTTO pumpkin, sage, pine nuts, leeks, manchego cheese 16
Alamos Torrentes, Salta Argentina 2010 Glass 9, Quartino 8-ounce wine carafe 13

SIDES

BUTTERMILK MASHED POTATOES 5
HAND CUT FRIES, GARLIC AIOLI 5
SAUTEED SPINACH, GARLIC 6
ROASTED SQUASH, WILD MUSHROOMS 6
BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND BACON 7
BAKED MAC AND CHEESE, TASSO HAM 7
GRILLED ASPARAGUS, LEMON 7
GREEN BEANS, SHALLOTS 6

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