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

Mushroom Coca

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%)

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312-765-0524 Hours: Sun-Thu 06:30am - 10pm Fri-Sat 07am — 11pm Takes Reservations: Yes

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638 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60605 Tel 312 765 0524