Monday, November 17, 2008

Celebrate Thanksgiving with these Kurman Communications Clients

BIRCH RIVER GRILL - AN AMERICAN KITCHENBRG logo
75 W. Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights, Ill.
(847) 427-4242
www.birchrivergrill.com

Birch River Grill - An American Kitchen celebrates Thanksgiving with its pre-fixe, offered November 27 from noon until 7 p.m. Enjoy Acorn Squash and Kentucky Bourbon Bisque; Autumn Salad, with mulled wine poached pear crumbled bleu cheese, toasted pecans and kiln dried cherry dressing; Maple Glazed Free Range Turkey Breast, with Granny Apple sausage cornbread stuffing, sage pan gravy, buttermilk mashed Yukon Gold potatoes, brown butter green beans and rustic cranberry-orange relish; and finally, Spiced Pumpkin Pie, served with cinnamon whipped cream. The meal is $24.95 per person, and $13.95 for children 12 and under.

Birch River Grill - An American Kitchen is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. The lounge stays open one hour later daily. All major credit cards are accepted. Complimentary parking is available. For reservations or more information, please contact Birch River Grill - An American Kitchen at (847) 427-4242 or visit them on the web at www.birchrivergrill.com.

Dine logo 125DINE
733 W. Madison St, Chicago, Ill.
(312) 602- 2100
www.dinerestaurant.com

Chicago's chic, retro-themed Dine celebrates Thanksgiving with a special pre-fixe Thanksgiving menu, offered November 27 from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. Enjoy Roasted Acorn Squash Soup, with brown butter and sage, or Fall Greens, with buckwheat honey roasted pears and cider vinaigrette for starters. For the main course, feast on Sage Rubbed Turkey Breast, with andouille sausage cornbread stuffing, roasted green beans and caramelized shallot gravy. Satisfy the sweet tooth with Pumpkin Cheesecake, with pecan crust and cinnamon ice cream. The meal is $28.95 per person; $16.95 for children under 12.

Dine is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Breakfast is served from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Lunch and dinner are served from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Martini Bar and Lounge is open until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and until midnight Friday and Saturday. Dining is available at the bar. Valet parking is complimentary. For more information or to make reservations, please contact Dine at (312) 602-2100 or visit www.dinerestaurant.com.

EVEEve logo 300 pixels
840 N. Wabash, Chicago, Ill.
(312) 266-3383
www.evechicago.com

The Gold Coast's latest addition to the culinary scene, Eve, celebrates Thanksgiving with four unique, regionally-inspired menus. For North, enjoy a Slow Roasted Suckling Pig; a salad of Fennel, Heirloom Apples and Arugula; Baby Spinach Salad with Shiso Vinaigrette; Herb Roasted Heritage Turkey; Sausage and Black Walnut Stuffing, Sage Gravy; and Pumpkin Chocolate Bread Pudding with spiced cream.

East's menu includes: Gorgonzola Broiled Oysters with applewood smoked bacon, pear and celery; Roasted Chestnut Bisque; Cranberry-Orange Sorbet; Grilled Breast of Heritage Turkey; Maine Lobster Croquettes, Brussels Sprouts, Pumpkin Puree; Cranberry Apple Crumble and Spearmint Ice Cream.

The vegetarian West menu includes Chantrelle Mushroom Streudel with Maytag bleu cheese and cranberry-apple chutney; Tofu Tempura Baby Tat Soi Salad with shiso orange vinaigrette; Walla Walla Onion and Butternut Squash Muillefeuille; Tuscan Kale with piquillo peppers and date beurre blanc; and Cranberry-Orange Crumble Spearmint.

The hearty South menu includes Turkey Crawfish Gumbo with pickled okra; Wilted Frisee and Fried Green Tomato Poached Egg with Virginia ham and cranberry vinaigrette; Grilled Quail; Smoked Cheddar Grits; and Chocolate Pecan Tart with bourbon Anglaise.

Eve's Thanksgiving menus are available November 27 from noon until 7 p.m. for $55 per person. Reservations are required. Eve is located at 840 N. Wabash in Chicago. Eve is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m.; Saturday from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. For reservations and more information, call (312) 266-3383 or visit www.evechicago.com.

Glen Prairie Logo et bannerGLEN PRAIRIE-FINE FOOD & DRINK
1250 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn
(630) 629-6000

With the intent to promote environmentally sustainable practices, Glen Prairie - Fine Food & Drink, does just that with its pre-fixe Thanksgiving dinner. The five-course menu highlights the Midwest's bountiful culinary offerings, with one choice of appetizer, soup, salad, entrée, and dessert.

For an appetizer, try Crab Corn Pudding, Grilled Roasted Vegetable Polenta with portabella red wine ragout or Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread. For soup, try Pumpkin and Shrimp Bisque, or Heirloom Beet Soup served in roasted acorn squash. Salad selections include Cranberry Waldorf, with red and green apples, raisings, walnuts and cranberry vinaigrette, or Arugula Salad with oranges, pomegranate seeds, herbed goat cheese and citrus vinaigrette.

Entrée selections include Grilled Free Range Turkey Tenderloin topped with roasted dark meat served with cornbread stuffing, maple roasted acorn squash and cranberry-orange relish; Lamb Bolognese, with roasted cherry tomatoes, pappardelle pasta and fresh basil; Pumpkin Goulash, lentils, vegetable broth and brown rice or Macadamia Nut Crusted Wisconsin Trout, served with Minnesota wild rice, caramelized apples, sautéed green beans and Champagne saffron sauce.

Finally, choose from Brioche, Bing Cherry Bread Pudding, Pumpkin Cheesecake with caramel sauce, or Grandma's Chocolate Cake. Glen Prairie's Thanksgiving feast is $42 per person.

Glen Prairie is located at 1250 Roosevelt Rd. in Glen Ellyn, Ill. in Chicago's western suburbs. Glen Prairie is open from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday. The lounge remains open one hour later than the restaurant each day. For more details, contact the restaurant at (630) 613-1250.

KARMA - ASIAN FOOD & WINE
karma_logo_FINAL Jpeg Small510 E. Route 83, Mundelein, Ill.
(847) 970-6900
www.karmachicago.com

Karma-Asian Food & Wine has prepared a Thanksgiving feast with its pre-fixe Thanksgiving menu, offered November 27 from noon until 10 p.m. Served family style, the menu consists of: House Salad, Fresh Fruit Salad, Gingered Butternut Squash Soup, Slice Roast Turkey Breast with Gravy, Red Skin Mashed or Sweet Potato Mashed, Grilled Asparagus with roasted red peppers, Green Bean Casserole, Homemade Cranberry Relish and Dinner Rolls. For dessert, choose between Apple Pie a la Mode or Pumpkin Pie . The meal is $19.95 for adults, $11.95 for children four to twelve years old, and complimentary for children three and under.

Karma is open seven days a week 6:30 a.m.-10 a.m. for breakfast; 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. for lunch;
5 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday for dinner, and 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday for dinner. The lounge is open 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; and 5 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday. Karma is located adjacent to the Crowne Plaza Chicago North Shore at
510 East Route 83, Mundelein, IL 60060. For reservations or more information, call Karma at
(847) 970-6900 or visit www.karmachicago.com.

more FinalLogo large 300 pixelsMORE
1 E. Delaware Pl., Chicago, Ill.
(312) 951-0001
www.morecupcakes.com

Looking for something more this holiday season? Chicago's new upscale cupcake boutique, MORE, known for its creative sweet and savory cupcakes, has introduced a variety of new, unique cupcake flavors that are sure to help make holiday celebrations so much more. MORE offers a rotating selection of daily flavors, including new flavors like Sweet Potato, Thanksgiving, Banana Spiced Rum and Cranberry. Cupcakes range from $3.50-$4.25/each, $39.50-$49.50/dozen.

Looking for party favors or that perfect hostess gift? MORE offers a variety of cupcake flights with six of its MOREsels, mini cupcakes, including a special Holiday Flight with flavors like Gingerbread, Chocolate Mint, Peppermint White Chocolate and their deliciously infamous Red Velvet. MORE also has a new Wine and Cheese Flight with flavors like Camembert Sauternes, Apple Gorgonzola, Champagne Brie and Pear, Blue Cheese and Port. MORE also offers flights with sweet or savory MOREsel flavors each day. All flights range from $9.50-$11.50/each.

To make the perfect holiday party appetizer or dessert, MOREsels are also available by special pre-order in sets of 16 or 30. Please note orders required a minimum of 48-hours notice. To place an order for cupcakes, please contact MORE at (312) 951-0001.

TALLULAHTallulah low res
4539 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Ill.
(773) 942-7585
www.tallulahchicago.com

Visit the chic Tallulah in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood for their special pre-fixe Thanksgiving menu. The four-course dinner includes Heritage Roasted Turkey with jalapeno-cheddar dauphinoise, Buttered Baby Turnips, Boar Bacon Gravy, and Seared Duck Breast with cranberry rillettes and tartine, Miners lettuce and orange vinaigrette. This Thanksgiving menu is offered on November 27 from noon until 6 p.m. and costs $45 per person. Reservations are required.

Tallulah is open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. and open for brunch on Sunday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tallulah is located at 4539 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. For reservations and more information, call (773) 942-7585 or visit www.tallulahchicago.com.

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