From the inbox: Carnivale introduces Fall menu

From the inbox this week is a wonderful line-up of seasonal specialties. Full details below.

West Loop Restaurant Creates New Colorful Dishes Using Seasonally Fresh Items
October 14, 2014 (CHICAGO) - Carnivale, Latin-fusion cuisine located in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood, has launched an array of new dinner menu items as part of a seasonally refreshed menu. The new fall offerings pay homage to the season through fresh ingredients, savory flavors and an abundance of color.

The autumn flavors can be found in dishes utilizing ingredients such as apple cider, sweet potato, pumpkin seed and grapefruit. Chilis grown fresh from the rooftop garden are used in the Ecuadorian Shrimp Ceviche and in hot sauce made in house. Additionally, favorites have been updated to use seasonally fresh items such as Tuna Tiradito, Short Rib, and Chicken Milanese.
New fall menu items include, but aren't limited to:

  • Salmon Ceviche - Grapefruit ginger sauce, grape fruit segments, apple, carrots, mustard oil
  • Tuna Tiradito Ceviche - Daikon radish, apple cider, Thai basil, Yuzu, preserved wild lemon sauce
  • Coconut Shrimp - Aji panca glaze, frisee, pineapple chutney
  • Octopus - Giant lima beans, lemon zest, frisee, olive oil, parsley
  • Lechon Asado - Sweet plantains, grapefruit oregano mojo, chicharron, black bean puree
  • Churrasco - Potato tostones, cotija cheese, scallion, house pickles
  • Short Rib - Malta braised short rib, giardiniera, toasted fregola
  • Requeson - House made requeson, Urban Till farmed greens, saba, olive oil
  • Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts
"Seasonal menus give us an opportunity to showcase our culinary innovation," said Executive Chef Rodolfo Cuadros. "The new menu items blend fall textures and colors in order to compliment the season." 
Reservations are recommended by calling (312) 850-5005 or
About Carnivale:
Carnivale is located at 702 W. Fulton Market in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood. Carnivale's Latin-fusion cuisine explores dishes from Central and South America, Cuba, Spain and the Caribbean. Featuring energetic colors, glamour, photography and wild design, Carnivale engages all of the senses with global flavors, Latin music and luxurious comfort. The restaurant boasts private event space perfect for large parties, weddings and special events. Carnivale is open every day from 11:30AM to midnight for lunch and dinner. For more information, visit, become a fan on Facebook, and follower on Twitter@Carnivale312