From the inbox…Valentines and Vino at Boarding House

From the inbox today, looks like a lovely food and drink agenda at the Boarding House to celebrate Valentine's Day…and what a beautifully romantic setting!

Valentine's Day for Vino Lovers at The Boarding House 

As one of Chicago's most romantic restaurants, The Boarding House will feature a variety of Valentine's Day festivities for singles and couples alike, fueled by bottles of the world's oldest love potion!

Wine Lover's Singles Soiree
From 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, Proprietress and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh will host a Wine Lover's Soiree.  Singles are invited to mingle with other oenophiles and taste Alpana's most romantic wine picks, paired with passed appetizers.  The event will be hosted in The Boarding House's softly lit and sexy first floor Bar. Tickets to this Valentine's Eve event are available for $45 online.

Valentine's Day Dinner

On Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15, 2014, the multi-level restaurant will offer a four-course Valentine's Day prix fixe menu prepared by Executive Chef Tanya Baker.  Dinner is priced at $65 per person, with optional wine pairings selected by Singh available at $38 per person.  The Valentine's Day menu includes:

(choice of)
Roasted Beet Salad, Blood Orange, Fennel, Humboldt Fog Goat Cheese

Crab Bisque, Blue Crab, Ginger Tuille, Salmon Roe

(choice of)
Foie Gras Torchon, Quince Compote, Mâché, Brioche

Oyster & Sea Urchin, Classic Mignonette, Shiso Leaf, Pine Nut

Candele Pasta Gratin, Brussels Sprout Leaves, King Oyster Mushrooms, Truffle Jus

(choice of)
Butter Poached Maine Lobster, Baby Carrots, Hearts of Palm, Carrot Ginger Beurre Blanc

Colorado Lamb Chop, Lamb Shank, Polenta Cake, Asparagus, Tomato Jam

Scottish Salmon, Stoneground Grits, Horseradish, Baby Turnips, Beet Gastrique

Braised Fennel, Quinoa Salad, Marcona Almonds, Blood Orange

Saint Valentine's Day Dessert Celebration

Please call 312-280-0720 or visit OpenTable for reservations. The Boarding House's regular dinner menu will not be available on Friday, February 14. 

About The Boarding House
Opened in December 2012 by Proprietor and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh, The Boarding House is located in the heart of Chicago's River North neighborhood in a historic, multi-level building dating back to 1872. The restaurant includes an intimate, subterranean cellar lounge, a bustling first floor bar, and a dining room showcasing Alpana's carefully curated, 450-bottle wine list compliments The Boarding House's Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Private events are available for groups of all sizes.

The Dining Room is open Sunday and Monday: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Bar is open Sunday through Friday: 4:30 p.m. to close and Saturday: 4:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. 

Dining room reservations are available by calling (312) 280-0720 or visiting OpenTable. Bar seating is available on a walk-in basis. 

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