Old Town Restaurant Week | October 26-31

Chicagoans will get a new taste of Old Town during the 2015 Old Town Restaurant Week Monday, October 26 to Saturday, October 31. This week-long foodie celebration, presented by the Old Town Merchants & Residents Association, will include more than a dozen restaurants offering special menu options, cooking demonstrations and week-long dining deals across Chicago’s historic Old Town neighborhood allowing residents and visitors a chance to get a true taste of Old Town’s booming restaurant scene.

Old Town Restaurant Week participants can indulge in French cuisine, traditional Italian, American classics, pub favorites and more. Restaurants will feature special programming and deals from long-time neighborhood favorites such as O’Briens Restaurant, Kamehachi and Orso’s Restaurant, as well as new hotspots like Buzz Bait, Pomp & Circumstance and The VIG.

“With all of the dining options Old Town has to offer, it’s possible to have a completely different and fun experience each and every day,” said Giulia Sindler, owner of Kamehachi and Buzz Bait. ” We welcome all of Chicago to come and find their new favorite spot in Old Town. Our neighborhood has always been known as an exciting, inspiring and welcoming place and that will be on full display during this year’s Old Town Restaurant Week.”

Old Town Restaurant Week will also feature tastings and cooking demonstrations that highlight the diversity of the local dining scene. Some of the scheduled events include a pizza making class on Thursday, October 29th at Dinotto Pizza e Vino, a Burgundy Tasting at Bistrot Margot on October 28th and a sake tasting/discussion on October 27th and 29th.

A full list of Old Town Restaurant Week participants (as of 09/15/15) includes:

Benchmark (1510 N. Wells St.)
Half-price pizza specials from 5pm to 10pm

Bistrot Margot (1437 N. Wells St.)
Paired item and glass of Burgundy all week. Burgundy tasting on Wednesday, October 28 ; 6-8pm

Corcoran’s Grill & Pub (1615 N. Wells St.)
Free appetizer with purchase of $15 or more.

Delightful Pastries (1710 N. Wells St.)
$15 lunch with dessert special

Dinotto Pizza e Vino (1551 N. Wells St.)
$15 specialty pizza and beer special. Pizza making class on Thursday, October 29th, 5-7pm

The Fireplace Inn (1448 N. Wells St.)
20% off entire food and drink menu (excludes tax/gratuity)

Kamehachi (1531 N. Wells St.)
Amuse Bouche menu specials Oct. 24-30. Sake tastings and discussion on Tuesday, October 27th, and Thursday, October 29th, 6-6:30pm

O’Briens Restaurant (1528 N. Wells St.)
$14 burger and New Belgium Seasonal Craft Beer special; Beer Tasting on Tuesday, October 27th, 5-7pm with Seasonal Craft Beers from New Belgium Brewing

Old Town Pub (1339 N. Wells St.)
$5 small one-topping pizza special and $4 seasonal craft beer

Orso’s Restaurant (1401 N. Wells St.)
Pre-fixe menu for lunch ($22) and dinner ($33)

Pomp & Circumstance (1400 N. Wells St.)
Bourbon Tasting and $1 oysters on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 5-8pm\

Salpicon (1252 N. Wells St.)
Prix-fixe dinner special

Tavern on Wells (1208 N. Wells St.)
One dish of anything from the menu , one house salad, one cocktail ( beer / wine/ or drink of your choice ) for $19 (not including tax or gratuity)

The VIG (1527 N. Wells St.)
$13 VIG Burger or Moroccan Turkey Burger and draft beer special

Woodies Flat (1535 N. Wells St.)
$30 three-course meal special featuring a specialty burger. 1st Course: Choice between Shrimp Bisque or Fresh Mozzarella Caprese Salad ; 2nd Course: Venison Burger on a Boule bun w/ Cider Mayo, Bibb Lettuce, topped with Gouda cheese, Peppercorned Bacon, Carmelized Shallots and a whole deep fried soft shell crab, accompanied with Belgium Waffle Fries; 3rd Course: Irish Coffe Creme Brulee

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