Five Year Anniversary!!!!
On March 5th, 2013, Mercat a la Planxa is celebrating its five-year anniversary with a blowout bash!!!!! Five different pig stations will be featured in the restaurant, Bodega N. 5 and private dining space La Veranda. Each pig tasting will be paired with beer from Chicago’s local brewery, 5 Rabbit.
The main event starts at 7 p.m. and cake celebration at 9 p.m. Premium cocktails and a meet-and-greet with Jose Garces takes place from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. for VIP, invitation-only guests. The event costs $55 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity and will include a commemorative glass. Please call 312.542.3600 to book your reservation.
Come celebrate with us!
The anniversary menu and pairings include:
Passed Hors d’oeuvres
Bacon Wrapped Dates
Chorizo a la Planxa
One-year aged Manchego with Quince
Truita de Patata y Espinacas
Pig Stations and 5 Rabbit Beer Pairings
Chamomile-smoked pork belly on bahama bread with pickled fresno chilies and guindilla cabbage slaw
Huitzi: Mid-winter ale (8.5%)
Crispy chicharones with mustard vinaigrette, mache, compressed melon and Serrano ham 5 Lizzard: Latin-style wit bier (4.3%)
Grilled short ribs with ancho chili marinade and Iberico migas
5 Vulture: Oaxacan ale with ancho chiles (6.4%)
5 Rabbit braised pork shoulder with patatas a la riojana and Manchego espuma
5 Rabbit: Golden ale with Saaz hops (5.3%)
Pork meat balls with piquillo pepper sofrito, grated garroxta cheese and micro arugula
5 Grass: Hoppy ale with spices (6.4%)