Friday, December 11, 2009

Celebrate the Holidays at Glen Prairie





Christmas at Glen Prairie
Celebrate Christmas at Glen Prairie (1250 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn; 630-613-1250), which offers a special three-course prix fixe Christmas menu in addition to the restaurant’s regular menu, noon until 9 p.m. Dec. 24 and 25. The menu features Roasted Winter Squash and Chestnut Soup, Iowa Farmed Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus, baked potato and roasted carrots, and classic Red Velvet Cake. The Christmas meal is $30 for adults, and $14 for children 12 and under. Reservations are recommended.

New Year’s Eve
Ring in 2010 at Glen Prairie and enjoy the special New Year’s Eve menu 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. Dec. 31. The three-course prix fixe meal is $36 and reservations are recommended.

Enjoy the appetizer, Baby Greens Salad, blood orange supremes, toasted hazelnuts, Mindoro bleu cheese and Champagne vinaigrette, Surf and Turf, seared sea scallops, braised Iowa farmed short ribs, confit fingerling potatoes, sautéed wild mushrooms and baby carrots, served with a glass of Champagne, and Chocolate and Hazelnut Cake, with chocolate ganache. The regular menu is also available.

Add an overnight stay at the adjacent Crowne Plaza Glen Ellyn-Lombard for a New Years Eve getaway for $69.00 plus tax. Call (630) 629-6000 to make a reservation. Follow Glen Prairie on Twitter: @GlenPrairie.

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