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Chicago Makes Its Mark on Nashville

Chefs and restaurateurs are expanding their Chicago brands southward to Nashville. Although Nashville is roughly 450 miles South of Chicago, the two cities have never felt closer thanks to a recent uptick in restaurant expansions and chef movement. The draw for Chicago restaurants and bars to branch out to Nashville, essentially the closest Southern city […]

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Aug 29, 2017 04:25 AM
Weekly Planner: Happy Hour at Broken Shaker

Happy Hour at Broken Shaker New happy hours are a dime a dozen these days in Chicago, but the version taking place at the Broken Shaker may be the coolest (and most irreverent) yet. It’s called the “Happy Hipster,” and it’s a playful, nostalgia-inspired combo that features a secret recipe burger with fries and a domestic beer […]

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Aug 28, 2017 12:18 AM
The Polenta Bar Brings a Taste of Northern Italy to the West Loop

In recent years, fast-casual dining has manifested in many different ways, in part triggered like a Domino effect by companies following the Chipotle model of customized food, quick service and quality ingredients. From noodles and salads, to Middle Eastern food and poké, Chicago’s fast-casual scene has a lot to choose from, but none are quite […]

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Aug 23, 2017 06:06 PM

Bar Siena, launches brunch

Chicago, hold your head high, because although many are saying so long to summer, there is something to look forward to this fall. DineAmic Group's newest restaurant, Bar Siena, is open for brunch and ready to be brunch-goers new weekend destination. Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. guests are invited to fuel up on delicious dishes, freshly squeezed juices and a star of a bloody mary. 

 

 

Avocado Toast
Avocado Toast

 

 

Grab a seat at the bar or head upstairs to the dining room, but regardless where the seat is, the weekend morning cravings will be satisfied with Bar Siena's menu. Between the clink of champagne flutes, the clatter of utensils upon porcelain plates and the touchdowns, the question is... what to do first? Cheer, cheers or chomp? Bar Siena's vote: do them all. 

 

 

Bombo Breakfast Sandwich
Bombo Breakfast Sandwich ​

 

 

Dishes on the menu include freshly made Avocado Toast and a Bombo Breakfast Sandwich, which includes pancetta cured bacon, pork patty, scrambled eggs and american cheese between two delicious bombolonis for a bun as well as housemade bloody marys served with a celery stalk, candied bacon, diavolo sea salt rim and seasonal pickled garnishes. Not a bloody mary fan? Mimosas are also offered during the brunch hours along with the Italian bar’s entire beer and cocktail list.

 

Also included on the Brunch Cocktail Menu are the freshly organic pressed juices and appropriately called Gially, Arancio, Rosa and Verde, all named in Italian after the color they display. Been there, sipped that? Options include, but are not limited to: beet, carrot, watermelon, kale and pear juice. 

 

On Chicago GameDays, games are played live with sound downstairs. 

Neighborhoods: River NorthWest Loop



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