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Quince Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary

Quince-Themed Prix Fixe Menu Complete with Take-home Treat

Tuesday, December 6
Wednesday, December 7
Thursday, December 8

$50 per person (plus tax and gratuity)

Quince restaurant, located in downtown Evanston, will celebrate five years of serving delicious and distinctive cuisine on Tuesday, December 6, Wednesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 8. Executive Chef Andy Motto has created a special, four-course prix fixe menu, with each course incorporating the ingredient quince, one of the earliest known fruits. As an added treat, each dining guest participating in the prix fixe will receive quince thumbprint cookies to take home.

The four course menu (outlined below) is $50, plus tax and gratuity. Dinner is offered from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Quince’s regular dinner menu will also be available at this time. Reservations appreciated, not required.

Quince Anniversary Menu
Available December 6-8

Course One
Shaved Veal horseradish, quince, arugula

Course Two
Scallop watercress quince salad, Serrano Ham

Course Three
Duck Breast foie mouse, brioche, quince duck jus

Course Four
Quince Coffee Cake

1625 Hinman Ave
Evanston, IL 60201

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Due Lire’s One Year Anniversary Prix Fixe Menu

Chef Kevin Abshire Prepares Three Courses for $25 in November

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
November 1-30

$25 per person (plus tax and gratuity)

Charming Italian restaurant Due Lire Vino & Cucina will celebrate their first anniversary (opened in Lincoln Square, November 2010) with a special prix fixe menu, offered throughout the month of November. Proprietor Massimo Di Vuolo and Executive Chef Kevin Abshire would like to thank those who have supported the restaurant and those who will, with a three course, $25 dinner.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in November, dining guests may enjoy an appetizer, entrée and dessert for only $25 (plus tax and gratuity). Di Vuolo has hand-selected $25 bottles of wine to pair with the meal that features some of Chef Abshire’s new fall favorites. The menu will change weekly (example menu below). Reservations are welcomed, not required.

Due Lire Vino & Cucina
4520 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625
(773) 275-7878

Due Lire Anniversary Prix Fixe Menu
example menu offered for week of November 1-3

First Course
Choice Of:

Arancino Saffron Rice / Asparagus / Fontina Fondue
Rucola Rucola / Grape Tomatoes / Parmigiano / Lemon

Second Course
Choice Of:

Ravioli Short Rib Ravioli / Porcini / Parmigiano
Galletto Cornish Hen / Peppers / Potatoes / Onions


Tiramisu Ladyfingers / Espresso / Baileys / Mascarpone

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