Enjoy a French Dinner at Bistronomic this Valentine's Day
The following press release was in my inbox today and I had to share it! If you don't have plans yet for Valentine's Day, Bistronomic sounds like a fabulous eatery with creations by Owner/Chef Martial Noguier. A three-course prix-fixe menu is being offered Feb. 14 through 17, so make those reservations and get your Parisian foodie on at this special event!
BistronomicChef/Owner Martial Noguier invites guests to begin a love affair with French cuisine this Valentine's Day. From Thursday, February 14 through Sunday, February 17, diners will enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu for $55 (exclusive of tax and gratuity). Based entirely on recipes from Chef Auguste Escoffier, the father of modern French cuisine, the menu features a variety of classic dishes tailored for the season and updated with Chef Martial's modern approach, as well as vegetarian options.
As a native of the city of love, Chef Martial knows a thing or two about romance and has captured some of that Parisian atmosphere at Bistronomic. The intimate dining room, featuring cozy banquettes and soft, low lighting, is accented with deep red hues and dark wood, providing a perfect setting for an especially enchanting evening. Whether on a first date, a forever date, or with friends or family, Bistronomic's charming space and contemporary French classics are worth falling for.
The Valentine's Day prix-fixe menu includes:
CAULIFLOWER / BRIOCHE CROUTONS / CREME FRAICHE
HOMEMADE TORTELLINI OF SHRIMP A L'AMERICAINE
FENNEL MOUSSELINE / TARRAGON / LOBSTER COGNAC EMULSION
BOUILLABAISSE A LA MARSEILLAISE
DIVER SEA SCALLOP / SAFFRON AIOLI / PERNOD
CELERI ROOT / WALNUT / LEMON CREME FRAICHE
JOHN DORY A LA DIEPPOISE
SHRIMP / MUSSEL / SAFFRON SAUCE
BEEF TENDERLOIN A LA BERRICHONE
SAVOY CABBAGE / CHESTNUT / CARAMELIZED ONIONS PUREE
PARMESAN GNOKI (GNOCCHI) A LA FORESTIERE
WILD MUSHROOM / PARMESAN / LEEK FONDUE
BRAISED VENISON SAUCE POIVRADE
CELERI ROOT PUREE / FRESH GRAPE / BLACK PEPPERCORN
MANDARINES SALAD / MINT / GRAND MARNIER SAUCE
POACHED PEAR / VANILLA ICE CREAM / RASPBERRY COULIS
MERINGUE / COFFEE ICE CREAM / BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE SAUCE
Reservations are highly recommended and available at (312) 944-8400.
Bistronomic, a unique, chef-owned, and award-winning restaurant, offers homemade, modern cuisine rooted in the French culture and traditional bistro experience. Showcasing seasonal and sustainable ingredients from Midwest farms, the Gold Coast neighborhood restaurant's classic bistro fare features big flavors, a variety of portion sizes and options, and is prepared entirely in house. The name, Bistronomic, is a combination of three words: bistro / gastronomy / economic, and the restaurant is Chef/Owner Martial Noguier's long-time dream come to fruition - to create a contemporary bistro that is both approachable and affordable.
Received with wide acclaim, Bistronomic was named a semi-finalist by the prestigious James Beard Foundation for Best New Restaurant nationally and Chef/Owner Martial Noguier was also selected as a semi-finalist in the category of Best New Chef Great Lakes. Bistronomic received Michelin's Bib Gourmand recognition in 2011 and 2012, was featured on the cover of Chicago Magazine as a Best New Restaurant, and was also a named Best New Restaurant by the Chicago Tribune in 2011.
Located at 840 N. Wabash, in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood, Bistronomic is open for lunch Wednesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Weekend brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner hours are Sunday through Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Reservations are available through OpenTable.com and are strongly recommended. For more information about Bistronomic, please call (312) 944-8400, visitwww.bistronomic.net or view the restaurant's Facebook and Twitter pages.