Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Deal AND a Show!

Wednesday, November 27 and Thursday, November 28  5:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

On Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day, Lakeview’s Kit Kat Lounge and Supper Club will extend a dining discount to those who donate a canned good or nonperishable food item.

 The donations will benefit Vital Bridges’ annual “Harvest for Hope” community food drive.
Guests will receive a 50-percent discount off martinis and cocktails, as well as a 33-percent discount off their dinner tab with canned good donation. 

 Consulting Chef JoAnn Witherell has crafted a special Thanksgiving prix fixe menu that will be offered in addition to Kit Kat’s regular dinner menu. The classic Thanksgiving feast (outlined below) includes a pumpkin pie martini, Kit Kat salad, herb-marinated roasted turkey breast, traditional stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry and pineapple relish, and pumpkin pie tart for only $20 with canned good donation ($40 without donation). 

Diva Kinley Preston will entertain guests on Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day starting at 7:30 p.m. For table reservations, please call 773-525-1111.   3700 N. Halsted


Rick Bayless has Something Special Up His Sleeve

He  says it’s “sort of in the Frontera world but it’s super rustic, and there’s virtually nothing like it in the United States.”  – He says the project will done in a year – he will make a more formal announcement with details in about 4 months from now.
And  XOCO  comes to Wicker Park. While the cuisine will be similar to the original XOCO in River North, the new location will be much larger, feature table service and a bar component with local beer on tap.


Chicago EATER has the scoop!


Trader Joes Recall – Salads and Wraps

Glass Onion Catering in Richmond is recalling more than 181,000 pounds
of its ready-to-eat salads and sandwich wraps with fully cooked chicken
or ham.

The FDA says the products may be contaminated with E. Coli. At least 26 people in three states have become sick.

The products involve several brands including, Trader Joe’s Field Fresh
Chopped Salad with grilled chicken and Mexicali Salad with Chili Lime

 The products were produced between September 23 and November 6.

For detailed information from the USDA on the recall, click here.