Monday, May 3, 2010

Glen Prairie Launches New Spring Menu Today

Welcome the arrival of spring with new menus featuring seasonal ingredients from executive chef Daniel Ovanin, launching Monday, May 3 for lunch and dinner at Glen Prairie (1250 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn, Ill; 630-613-1250).

Featured lunch appetizers include Daily Selection of Local Cheeses with crostini and cranberry relish ($9) and Buttermilk Fried, Herb Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms, horseradish sauce and garlic chile sauce ($7). Try a variety of salads including Radicchio and Butter Lettuce Salad, shaved red onion, Stickney Hill Farm goat cheese mousse and truffle balsamic vinaigrette ($7) and Prairie Cobb Salad, Amish chicken, Romaine, Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Bacon, fresh tomatoes, red onion, farm fresh eggs, avocado, Mindoro bleu cheese and champagne-cider vinaigrette ($12).

Entrees include Express Lunch, a choice of ½ sandwich of the day, soup of the day, field greens or Caesar salad (choice of two is $7; choice of three is $9), Farm Fresh BLT, Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Bacon, crisp market greens, fresh tomatoes and toasted challah bread ($8), Miller Farms BBQ Grilled Chicken, housemade bbq sauce, mac ‘n’ locally farmed cheese and market three bean salad ($20).

For dinner, enjoy starters including Pasture Fed Lamb Chops, buckwheat blini and apple and cherry root salad ($11); La Quercia Organic Prosciutto Plate, grilled sourdough, olive tapenade and olive oil ($9); and Becker Lane Organic Pork Sliders, horseradish root coleslaw and housemade bbq sauce ($8). Try new salads like the seasonal Local Farmed Asparagus, prosciutto, wild mushrooms, truffle baslsamic vinaigrette and Pepato cheese ($8).

Dinner entrees include Pan Seared Wild Caught Sea Scallops, sweet pea and Nueske’s Bacon Risotto and organic carrots ($24), Wild Caught Alaskan Halibut, caramelized cauliflower and sautéed organic spinach ($23) and Grilled Dakota Farmed Bison Ribeye, celery root whipped potatoes and grilled asparagus ($34).

For customers with dining restrictions, ask servers about gluten-free menu items. For reservations or more information, call (630) 613-1250 or visit Follow them on Twitter at @glenprairie.

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