“Vanderpump Rules” Watch Party at Broken Barrel Bar Every Monday

November 16, 2018

Season 7 of Bravo TV’s highest rated reality show Vanderpump Rules is upon us and Broken Barrel Bar is “SURving” up an epic watch party! From the season premiere through the entirety of the season, Vanderpump groupies can catch last week’s episode and that night’s new episode on the bar’s huge flat screen tvs and dine on food and drink specials related to the show. Broken Barrel Bar’s Executive Chef Bryant Anderson, an avid fan of the show, has recreated SUR specials, like Stassi’s favorite Goat Cheese Balls, plus drink specials sure to please even Tequila Katie.

Vanderpump Rules Watch Party Specials include:
The Pumptini vodka, lime juice, mint, cranberry $10
Vanderpump Rosé $58/bottle*, $15/glass
Tequila Katie chilled tequila, simple syrup, lime juice, served as a shot $6
Fried Goat Cheese Balls with smoked tomato sauce and rosemary-truffle honey $11
“It’s Not About the Pasta” rotating pasta topped with house smoked meats $16
Specials also include *Half Priced Bottles of Wine and Sangria Specials

A portion of the proceeds from the weekly watch parties will benefit Lisa Vanderpump’s rescue and adoption center Vanderpump Dogs, also featured on the show. Grab your Giggy and head to Broken Barrel Bar for all the best VPR drama, catfights and heartbreaks!

Begins Monday, December 3 from 7-9 p.m. and every Monday night following when Vanderpump Rules is aired. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended by calling Broken Barrel Bar.

Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: 773-327-4900
Website: Brokenbarrelbar.com
@brokenbarrelbar on Instagram and Facebook

Broken Barrel Bar Launches Weekend Brunch

October 24, 2018

Chef Bryant Anderson is giving Chicagoans a reason to roll out of bed on a Saturday and Sunday after a night out at Broken Barrel Bar– his NEW weekend brunch menu. Chef Bryant’s in-house smoked meats pile on a hangover sandwich and his homemade pickled vegetables top a bloody Mary that is sure to cure any morning-aftermath.

Broken Barrel Bar will begin its weekend brunch on Saturday, November 3 complete with four homemade brunch selections and Chef’s seasonally rotating specialties. A few of the restaurant’s most popular dinner dishes, like the Roasted Brussels Sprout Nachos, will accompany the brunch menu.

Brunch dishes include:

SMOKED LAMB BENEDICT Fresh baked biscuits, slow-smoked lamb shoulder, creamy hollandaise sauce, two over easy eggs, maple-sriracha drizzle & micro cilantro $14

HANGOVER BREAKFAST SANDWICH Hickory brisket, fried egg, Merkts cheddar, arugula, chipotle mayo, crispy onions, toasted pretzel bun, choice of side $13

CROISSANT FRENCH TOAST Orange-buttermilk batter, homemade triple berry sauce, fresh croissant, whipped cream $12

And what’s brunch without the booze?! Broken Barrel Bar will be pouring:
22 OZ. BLOODY MARY Hank’s Vodka, house blend bloody Mary, pickled vegetables $9

WE’LL TAKE A BOTTLE One bottle of bubbles with fresh orange juice $30

Diners can also opt for Broken Barrel Bar’s well-liked drink troughs that hold 4 Canned Rosés for $36, 5 Canned Cocktails for $30 or 5 Canned Tallboy Beers for $20. Brunch is available  every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome.

Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: 773-327-4900
Website: Brokenbarrelbar.com; @brokenbarrelbar on Instagram and Facebook

Annual Family Home-Style Thanksgiving Day Dinner At Bobby’s Deerfield and Café Lucci

October 15, 2018

Sit back, relax and enjoy an all-American feast of turkey and all the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day at Bobby’s Deerfield and Cafe Lucci. On November 22, the restaurants will welcome families to enjoy Chef/Owner Augie Arifi’s three-course turkey dinner highlighting the holiday’s most beloved fixings.

The Three-Course Thanksgiving Menu Includes:

Sweet Potato Fennel Soup or House Salad

Roasted Harrison’s Poultry Turkey

Sweet Apple and Sage Corn Bread Stuffing, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Vegetables and choice of Cinnamon Roasted Sweet or Garlic Mashed Potatoes

House made Pumpkin Pie

In addition to the Thanksgiving Menu, Bobby’s regular dining menu and Café Lucci’s regular dining menu will be available. The holiday and dining menus are also offered for carryout. Reservations are recommended.

The annual Thanksgiving Day dinner will be on  Thursday, November 22 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at both locations. The cost is  $26.95 per person; $16.95 for children 12 and under (not including tax and gratuity).

695 Deerfield Rd, Deerfield, IL 60015, 847-607-9104
Bobbysdeerfield.com; IG @bobbysrestaurants FB @bobbysdeerfield

Cafe Lucci
609 Milwaukee Ave, Glenview, IL 60025, 847-729-2268
Cafelucci.com; IG and FB @cafelucci

Thanksgiving Made Easy at Rack House: Pickup, Heat & Serve!

October 12, 2018

Put away those recipes this turkey day because Rack House has all of your Thanksgiving favorites cooked with love and ready for pickup. Executive Chef Bryant Anderson has crafted a warm and welcoming menu with his twist on the most beloved Thanksgiving staples.

The Thanksgiving Menu will be perfectly packed and served cold with easy reheating instructions. The menu will be available by the half pans that feed 10-15 people and full pans that feed 20-25 people.

The Thanksgiving Menu includes:
Oak-Smoked Sliced Turkey Breast
$12 per pound
*One pound feeds 2-4 people. Gravy not included.

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Half pan $40 / full pan $80

Sautéed Broccoli with Roasted Garlic & Caramelized Shallots
Half pan $40 / full pan $80

Cheesy Broccoli Casserole with Smoked Cheddar
Half pan $50 / full pan $100

Homemade Stuffing with Fresh Sage & Caramelized Onions
Half pan $50 / full pan $100

Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Syrup, Walnuts & Marshmallows
Half pan $60 / full pan $120

Green Bean Casserole with Shiitake & Crimini Mushrooms & Crispy Onions
Half pan $60 / full pan $120

Roasted Turkey Gravy
Pint $10 / quart $20

Slow Simmered Cranberries
Pint $15 / quart $30

Jalapeno Coleslaw
Pint $8 / quart $16

Honey Butter Cornbread Rounds
8 slices for $16

Assorted Dinner Rolls
$12 per dozen

The Thanksgiving Menu and Rack House’s full catering menu will be available for pickup on Wednesday, November 21 from noon to 9 p.m. and on Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m. to noon.