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:
Roasted Beet Salad, Blood Orange, Fennel, Humboldt Fog Goat Cheese
Crab Bisque, Blue Crab, Ginger Tuille, Salmon Roe
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
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.