Rock N’ Roll Dining with Blue13 and WineChannelTV in Chicago
Blue13 in Chicago knows how to throw a true Rock N’ Roll dinner.
I met with Stu Mitchell and Dan Marunowski of Blue13 at the Four Vines Winery Tasting Dinner with Winemaker Christian Tietje. Great food, wine and music is a perfect pairing in my eyes, and Blue13 nailed it.
A 5 course meal was prepared with complimenting Four Vines wine’s, including items such as their delicious pancetta-wrapped tuna with ramp-potato puree, shiitake mushrooms, blood orange reduction and Four Vines “Peasant” blend with Syrah, Mourvèdre, Grenache and Counoise.I can’t wait to go back and try their Steak and Egg on “Acid” entree!
By the end of the meal, I barely left room for the oh-so delightful crispy cinnamon-crusted pear served with blue cheese ice cream, spiced Cabernet reduction, crushed walnuts, honey and Four Vines Zinfandel Port. I was in a food and wine coma after this meal 🙂
As well as knowing how to throw a rock star tasting, Blue13 has their “famous” rock n’ roll dinners which includes a music themed five course dinner. A few themes include The Bands of the 2010 Lollapalooza (Blue13 will be there!) Arcade Fire,The Strokes,The National and my favorite, the classic rock dinner featuring The Who, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, & Black Sabbath.The only thing they need now is a music themed wine night !
Make sure to check out their Half Price wine Tuesday’s as well the next time you’re in Chicago!
Watch WineChannelTV in action at Blue13 talking with their GM Dan to see why you have to visit this one of a kind rock star spot!