An All Day Affair Featuring Hurricanes and Cajun Fare
Saturday, February 18
10 a.m. – 3 a.m.
Free Hosted Bar 9 p.m. – 10 p.m.
$25 Party Package 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Tune up the tuba and break out the beads – Mardi Gras is coming to The Red Canary. On Saturday, February 18, the River West restaurant and lounge will offer a number of ways to celebrate the raucous and gluttonous holiday.
The day will begin with brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and continue through with dinner (3 p.m. to Midnight) and lounge service until 3 a.m. Chef Tolentino’s featured fare will be Cajun Gumbo ($8) and Cajun Chicken Pasta ($10) and drink specials include $4 “big ass” beers, $8 hurricanes and $8 hand grenades. To kick off the late-night fete, The Red Canary will offer a complimentary hosted bar from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., followed by a three hour drink package option from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. ($25 per person).
The Red Canary
695 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60642
Select Glass Pours for $5 on Friday and $6 on Saturday
Starting this Friday, January 27, and running through the winter months, Elate will feature selected wines by the glass on weekends. Every Friday, a list of white wines will be offered for $5, and every Saturday, a choice of red wines will be available for $6. The hand-picked list will change weekly; examples are listed below.
Elate serves breakfast (Monday-Friday: 6:30-11:00am, Saturday-Sunday: 7:30am-2:30pm), brunch (Saturday-Sunday: 10:30am-2:30pm), lunch (everyday 11:00am-2:30pm), dinner (Monday-Thursday: 5-10pm, Friday-Saturday: 5-11pm, Sunday: 5-9pm) and drinks in the bar/lounge.
Featured on Fridays for $5
Torrontes, Trivento 2009 Mendoza, Argentina
Pinot Grigio, Sartori 2010, Italy
Chardonnay, Alamos 2010 Mendoza, Argentina
Saturday Selections $6
Cabernet, Yulupa, Kenwood 2009 California
Pinot Noir, Canyon Road 2010 California
Red Rock Blend 2010 California
111 West Huron
Chicago, Illinois 60654
III Course Menu Served on Sundays
Starts Sunday, January 8, 2012
Offered every Sunday evening thereafter
$42.95 per person
III Forks Prime Steakhouse will now offer a prix fixe option on Sundays. Starting January 8, dining guests may choose to enjoy a “III Course” menu priced at $42.95. The first course includes the choice of soup or salad; the second, entree course offers steak, fish or pork; and the third, sweet course tempts with chocolate ganache cake or Texas pecan cake. The menu, prepared by Executive Chef Tommy Nevill, is outlined below.
Dinner is served on Sundays from 5-11 p.m. The new prix fixe menu at III Forks does not include tax and gratuity. Suggested wine pairings are available for an additional fee. Table reservations are accepted and walk-ins are welcome.
III Course Prix Fixe Menu
$42.95, served Sundays
Lobster Bisque with fresh cold-water lobster
Caesar Salad with roasted red peppers and shaved, aged parmesan
USDA Prime 8-ounce Filet Mignon
Lump Crab Topped Mahi Mahi with spicy Asian aioli
Prime Double Cut Pork Chop with serrano-peach barbeque sauce and balsamic glaze
Chocolate Ganache Cake rich layers of chocolate cake with creamy ganache icing, coconut and fresh strawberries
Texas Pecan Cake with cream cheese frosting
III Forks Prime Steakhouse
333 East Benton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Wednesday, September 22
No fee to attend
Fizz Bar and Grill, located in Lakeview, will continue their beer tasting series on Wednesday, September 22 at 8:00pm. The beer exploring event will feature four brews from Ohio’s Great Lakes Brewing Company. Each pour will be paired with bites from Chef Weslie Belini’s new “Beer Nosh” menu (now available every day after 7:00pm). Reservations are not required to attend.
Beers and Pairings:
Commodore Perry IPA
A medium-bodied and well hopped India pale ale with a dry, fruity finish.
Housemade Yukon Gold potato chips served with onion dip.
Eliot Ness Amber Lager
An amber lager with rich, fragrant malt flavors balanced by crisp, noble hops.
Chargrilled eggplant & zucchini with vidalia onions, garlic and capers on crusty Falone bread topped with shaved Fontinella cheese.
Burning River Pale Ale
An assertively hopped American pale ale with citrusy and piney Cascade hops.
Sausage and Eggs
Air-cured smoked Mikowyck sausage served with horseradish deviled egg.
Edmund Fitzgerald Porter
A complex, roasty porter with a bittersweet, chocolate-coffee taste and bold hop presence.
Fizz’s Chocolate Mousse
Great Lakes Brewing Company, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a principle-centered, environmentally respectful and socially conscious company committed to crafting fresh, flavorful, high-quality beer. We aspire to maintain our status as the premier craft brewery in the Great Lakes region and are dedicated to uncompromising service, continuous improvement and innovative consumer education.
Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Cocktail Class 5:30pm
Adopt an Herb Event 7:00pm
Class, $27 per person
Herb adoption, free
Nacional 27 and Adam Seger continue their monthly, seasonal ingredient cocktail series with an “Heirloom Apples and Pears Cocktail Class” on Thursday, October 14 at 5:30pm. Seger will demonstrate how to create two custom cocktails:
- Heirloom Apple and Pear Sangria with Hickory Creek Lake Michigan Shore Apple Wine;
- Hard Cider Spiked Heirloom Apple and Pear Mojito.
Cocktail class participants will taste the libations, nosh on complimentary passed tapas and receive recipe cards to re-create the drinks on their own.
Following the Heirloom Apples and Pears Cocktail Class, potted plant “parents” are invited for a cocktail party with the option to leave with a potted herb! This adoption party is looking for loving homes for the herbs that have been residing in the N27 Mojito Garden. Enjoy a variety of handcrafted cocktails, including those featured in the class ($9 each).
Interested herb caregivers will receive a free potted herb, adoption certificate, herb care guide and Adam Seger’s herb cocktail recipes (such as the Mojitonico and the Garden Mojito.) Herbs will be adopted on a first-come, first-adopted basis.
325 W. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60610