From the Inbox: River North to hold 2nd RWxRN Restaurant Week

If you're a fan of the Chicago Restaurant Week that takes place each winter, you'll love this summer time restaurant week that highlights many of the fabulous offerings at some of River North's hottest spots. Find all the details below:

RWxRN 2018 To Feature GT Prime, Tortoise Supper Club, Portsmith & More
RWxRN (Restaurant Week by River North) Announces Dates, Participants for 2nd Annual Event

In Chicago, summertime is basically one big celebration.  During these way-to-short warm weather months we celebrate sunshine, blue skies and temperatures north of 75 degrees with water sports, beach days and more.  Now, Windy City residents have one more thing to celebrate: the world class cuisine of one of Chicago’s most historic neighborhoods, River North.

Monday, August 6th will kick off the second annual RWxRN (Restaurant Week by River North,) a week-long event highlighting the culinary offerings in the city’s dynamic River North neighborhood.  For seven days guests can indulge in some of the best cuisine the city has to offer without breaking the bank. Spearheaded by Tortoise Supper Club co-owners (and life-long Chicagoans,) Keene & Megan Addington,  RWxRN features specially priced prix-fixe menus and limited-edition dishes from a curated list of River North restaurants. In addition to offering great deals to diners, RWxRN also allows local chefs to showcase summer produce and other seasonal ingredients from regional purveyors.

The list of featured participants for RWxRN 2018 includes the following:

Tortoise Supper Club
350 N. State St.

GT Prime
707 N. Wells St.

Pops For Champagne
601 N. State St.

535 N. Wells St.

660 N. State St.

LYFE Kitchen
413 N. Clark St.

159 W. Erie St.

416 W. Ontario St.

546 N. Wells St.

GT Fish & Oyster
431 N. Wells St.

Big Bowl
60 E. Ohio St.

At Tortoise Supper Club, guests will enjoy a three course meal for $29.95 that includes options like Chilled House Smoked Salmon Dip with Kennebec Chips (appetizer,) Skirt Steak Frites with Bourbon Barrel Worchestire Sauce (entree,) Berkshire Pork Chops with Asparagus & Smoked Cheddar Grits (entree) and Michigan Tart Cherry Pie with Madagascar Vanilla Ice Cream (dessert.)

Portsmith will be serving a limited edition fish dish (Acadian Redfish with a Butter Crust atop homemade Aioli and served with a ‘Botanical Garden.’)

Champagne-lovers can head to Pops For Champagne for a generous glass of Sparkling Rose Champagne plus a choice of Beef Tartare or Fresh Fish Tartare for $25.

Find menus for all participating restaurants here.


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