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Boltwood Launching Lunch; Elizabeth's Fall Menu; More

Plus Bayless at Arami, and Robert Downey Jr. at The Aviary.

Marc Much

EVANSTON—Beginning tomorrow, Boltwood will be open for lunch service from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Guests can stay and enjoy soups, salads, sandwiches, pizzas and more, or they can take their items to go. [EaterWire]

LINCOLN SQUARE—Iliana Regan will unveil the fall menu at her Michelin-starred Elizabeth beginning next Tuesday, October 14. It's a seasonal overhaul, though some late summer dishes are carrying over (bear rice crispy, mushroom tea, foie-owl with brioche and preserves). You can view Elizabeth's entire fall menu below. [EaterWire]

UKRAINIAN VILLAGE—Look for a special collaborative dinner at Arami between Rick Bayless, Lisa Despres (Frontera Grill, Topolobampo) and Fred Despres (Arami) this coming Sunday. The $75 event will allow guests to experience street food dishes from Japan and Mexico via tasting stations. There are two separate dining options and tickets can be purchased here. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH—Throughout the rest of October guests who order the "Nachtmann Norman Libation" cocktail at Travelle will be able to take the glass home with them. The drink includes Calvados VSOP, St. Germain, Cocchi Americano, Green Chartreuse, Laphroaig 10-year Scotch, lemon juice and lemon peel. [EaterWire]

FULTON MARKET—Robert Downey Jr., in town to promote his new film The Judge, popped into The Aviary last night and posted this video to his Facebook pagedocumenting the experience. [EaterWire]


1829 West Chicago Avenue, , IL 60622 (312) 243-1535 Visit Website

The Aviary

955 N. Morgan St & W. Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607 Visit Website


330 N Wabash Ave Fl 2, Chicago, IL 60611 312-923-7705 Visit Website


804 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60201 (847) 859-2880 Visit Website

Elizabeth Restaurant

4835 North Western Avenue, , IL 60625 Visit Website