Friday, February 3, 2012

Moveable Feasts at Francesca's Restaurants Starting Tonight

Francesca’s Restaurants are hosting Moveable Feasts throughout February. The term Moveable Feast is used to describe an elaborate meal capable of being moved, often accompanied by a ceremony or entertainment. Francesca’s Moveable Feast is an interactive dining experience and wine tasting.  Guests will receive three food and wine pairings. The Moveable Feast is $30 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations are required.

Times and dates for Moveable Feasts in February are:

February 3, 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. - Francesca’s Forno (1576 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622; 773-770-0184

February 9, 7 p.m.  – Francesca’s Bryn Mawr (1039 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60660; 773-506-9261)

February 21, 7 p.m.  – Francesca’s by the River (200 S. Second St., St. Charles, IL 60174; 630-587-8221)

February 24, 7 p.m.  – Francesca’s at the Promenade (641 E. Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440; 630-739-6300)

The Feast starts out with Gamberi con Salsa Romesco, grilled prawns with romesco and citrus paired with Caymus Conundrum. Following this is Fileto di Maiale con Fagioli, grilled pork tenderloin with gigantic beans and sweet roasted tomato. This is paired with Belle Glos Meomi Pinot Noir. The celebration ends with Pesce con Cipolline e Finocchio, caramelized cipollini onion, roasted fennel, forest mushrooms and halibut with Belle Glos Clarke & Telephone. The Moveable Feast at Francesca's Forno will also feature the artwork of local artist Gregory A. Page.

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