Chicago

May 20, 2007

Char Dog

Downtown Dogs, 804 N. Rush Street, Chicago. (And of course I had to get the zucchini sticks as a side.)

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Rhubarb tart

Rhubarb tart with almond ice cream. Avec, 615 W Randolph, Chicago (312 377 2002). [Excellent food, *horrible* acoustics. You have to scream to make yourself heard, and they really need to do something about that.]

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Braised haddock

Roasted red pepper and tomato braised haddock with caperberries, bacon and spicy mustard greens. Avec, 615 W Randolph, Chicago (312 377 2002).

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Wine sausage

Housemade red wine sausage with crispy polenta, black grape and pistachio. Avec, 615 W Randolph, Chicago (312 377 2002).

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Hanger steak

Marinated hangar steak with asparagus, grilled bread, tarragon and salsa verde rustico. Avec, 615 W Randolph, Chicago (312 377 2002).

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Escarole salad

Escarole salad with sherry vinaigrette, oregano, pickled shallots, black eyed peas and smoked pork. Avec, 615 W Randolph, Chicago (312 377 2002).

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May 19, 2007

Soft Pretzels, Dates, Curcuma Ice Cream

Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland, Chicago.

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Cheese

Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland, Chicago.

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Lamb - Green Curry, Root Beer

Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland, Chicago.

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Sweetbreads - Plum, Marshmallow, Queso de Valdeon

Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland, Chicago.

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Halibut Cheek - Artichoke, Lemon, Basil

Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland, Chicago.

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Steelhead Roe - Pine, Pine nuts, Yuzu

Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland, Chicago.

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Quail Egg Ravioli

Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland, Chicago.

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Oysters - Oatmeal, Raisins, Maple

Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland, Chicago.

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Peas & Carrots

Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland, Chicago.

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