On August 23, 2 Sparrows welcomes Leaning Shed Farm (Berrien Springs, MI) for a dinner honoring one of Chicago's favorite seasons of the year - tomato season. Every year during the end of summer, tomatoes of all shapes, colors and sizes are in abundance and for a few short weeks, Chicagoans celebrate the sweet and tangy flavors of this versatile fruit. To pay homage to the bounty of tomato season, Chef Gregory Ellis is partnering up with Leaning Shed Farm for a special dinner offering a four-course, tomato-centric menu.
Tomato Gazpacho with Cucumber, Crab and Basil
Seared Duck Breast with Black Trumpet Mushrooms and Tomatoes 3 Ways
Grilled Pork Chops with Tomato and Apricot Mole, Black Eyed Peas and Cauliflower
Tomato Pots Au Creme
Diners will have the choice of adding an optional wine pairing to complement their meal and are also invited to choose from a selection of seasonal cocktails from the full bar.
This year's tomato dinner at 2 Sparrows begins at 7:00 pm and is priced at $45 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Seating is limited to 60 guests and reservations are required by calling (773) 234-2320.
About 2 Sparrows
2 Sparrows is a seasonally-driven breakfast, lunch and brunch outpost located in the heart of Chicago's charming Lincoln Park neighborhood at 553. W. Diversey Pkwy. The restaurant is open seven days a week, Monday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations are not taken. All major credit cards accepted. Private parties are available. For more information, please call (773) 234-2320 or visit 2 Sparrows' website and find the restaurant on Facebook and Twitter.