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Kevin Hickey to Host Allium Pop-Up Dinner at Tenzing

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While Allium won't open inside the Four Seasons until sometime later in February, chef Kevin Hickey will host an intimate pop-up dinner on Feb. 2 at Tenzing Wine & Spirits. The dinner, open to a limited number of people, will preview the new restaurant's forthcoming seasonal American menu.

The evening will begin with a reception with drinks and passed appetizers like blue crab fritters with a lobster caviar "dip" and suckling pig flatbread. That will be followed by a four-course dinner broken up into three family-style flights and then dessert. The flights will each have between three and five different plates, including hamachi crudo with pickled cardoons; pork neck agnolotti; Lion's Paw scallop with watercress risotto; 14-ounce beef tenderloin chop; wild striped bass; and cheese curd mashed potatoes.

Allium will sell a limited number of tickets to the public at $60 each (including tax) and can be purchased by calling 312-799-4900 starting today. If you're thinking of going, don't hesitate as these will likely go very fast. And if you need some incentive, peep the menu below.

Allium Pop-up Dinner Menu

· Four Seasons to Open Allium Sometime in February [~EChi~]

Kevin Hickey [Photo: 312DD]

Allium

120 East Delaware Place, , IL 60611 (312) 799-4900 Visit Website

Tenzing Wine & Spirits

165 N. Morgan St., Chicago, IL

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