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Tomato Festival Brunch at Mercat a la Planxa

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

| $30

On Sunday, July 27thMercat a la Planxa will host a delicious brunch to benefit Slow Food Chicago from 10am-3pm. The brunch will be a festival of tomatoes, featuring local Ark of Taste and other heirloom varietals.

Cory Morris, Executive Chef at Mercat, as well as all their other chefs will be on hand to come out and chat with brunch attendees about Spanish cuisine and the inspiration for the menu. The cost of the brunch is $30 with proceeds benefitting Slow Food Chicago.

Reservations can be made here or at (312) 765-0524.

 

Menu

FIRST

Salmarejo

Valencia Tomato Gazpacho from Cordoba with Hard-boiled Egg and Serrano Ham

Datiles con Almendras

Bacon-wrapped Dates stuffed with Marcona Almonds on a Frisée Salad with La Peral Fondue

SECOND

Tomate con Congrejo Benedicto

Grilled Cherokee Purple Tomato, Poached Egg, Jumbo Lump Crab tossed with Arbequinia Olive Oil, Tarragon and Lemon Zest, Sauce Charon on Toasted Brioche

Pimientos de Padron

Padron Peppers, Sea Salt and Salbitxada Sauce (made with Heirloom tomatoes)

THIRD

Cochinillo Asado

Fried Aunt Ruby’s German Green Tomatoes, Braised Pork Shoulder, Whipped potatoes and Amish Paste Sofrito

Fattoush

Djena Lee’s Golden Girl, Cherokee Purple and Valencia Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Onions and Parsley tossed in a Lemon Pomegranate Dressing

Tomato varieties subject to change based on seasonality

Details

Date:
July 27, 2014
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$30
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Website:
http://mercatchicago.com/

Organizer

Mercat a la Planxa
Phone:
(312) 765-0524
Website:
http://mercatchicago.com/

Venue

Mercat a la Planxa
Phone:
(312) 765-0524
638 S Michigan Ave, Chicago,
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Website:
http://mercatchicago.com/