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gohornsgo Feb 24, 2008 02:44 PM

anyone have any vegetarian suggestions for restaurant week? Probably going to try and go somewhere on wednesday night

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    CorinneM1 Feb 24, 2008 04:59 PM

    I was at Naha last night. I don't know if they have any more openings (I overheard that they were fully booked all week) but I posted their menu below. I had the risotto and it was wonderful. They also have 2 appetizers that seem to be vegetarian-friendly.

    All menus are here: http://www.timeout.com/chicago/blog/o...

    Chicago Restaurant week at NAHA
    DINNER MENU

    STARTERS
    Rich Winter Acorn Squash Soup, Spaghetti Squash, Toasted “Foraged” Hickory Nuts and Barrel Aged Bourbon Maple Syrup

    A Simple Salad of Beautiful Hand Picked Garden Greens, “Nancy’s” Hudson Valley Camembert, Anjou Pears and Pomegranates

    Cured Lake Superior Trout, Door County Golden Whitefish Caviar and a Mosaic of Nicoise Garnishes, Toasted Brioche

    MIDDLE COURSE
    Wild “Great Lakes” Whitefish and a warm Salad of “Hoop House” Spinach, Wood-Grilled Bermuda Onions and Roasted Turnips, Chervil and Red Wine Lobster Sauce

    Roast Quail with a “Fondue” of Anson Mills Soft Corn Polenta, North Country Slab Bacon, Cavolo Nero Greens, Confit Garlic, Cured Tomatoes and Tarragon

    Organic Carnaroli Risotto, Butternut Squash, “Hen of the Woods” Mushrooms and wilted Beet Greens

    DESSERT
    Dark Chocolate Cake, “Black Forest” Ice Cream and Pinot Noir

    Caramel Hawaiian Pineapple Tarte, Toasted Almond Ice Cream and Coconut

    $31.95pp

    1. nsxtasy Feb 24, 2008 03:21 PM

      Most of the restaurants participating in Restaurant Week have a specific, limited menu available as part of the promotion. And those that don't already feature vegetarian item(s) on that menu will almost certainly be happy to make substitutions for vegetarians. However, the downside of this situation is, if those items aren't shown on their websites, and you don't want to leave yourself to their mercy ahead of time, you will need to call them and ask what they might have available for vegetarians as part of Restaurant Week.

      Perhaps others here already know of, and can post about, what particular restaurants are doing. In any case, please let us know what you find out, too.

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