Wine and Dine With Your Valentine At La Madia 2.14-2.16

La Madia

La Madia


La Madia
59 West Grand Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654

Chef Fox Features a Five Course Menu for Two

Thursday, February 14 – Saturday, February 16
$35 per person

La Madia will welcome couples celebrating Valentine’s Day with an optional five course, sharing menu for two. From Thursday, February 14 to Saturday, February 16, parties of two may create their own prix-fixe by selecting each course from La Madia’s menu (choose any starter, salad, pizza and pasta dish) for $35 per person. The meal will conclude with homemade chocolate truffles. Executive Chef/proprietor Jonathan Fox will also offer a la carte pizza and pasta specials, along with the regular dinner menu.

Pair your Valentine’s Day cuisine with vino from La Madia’s extensive wine list. In addition to more than 75 selections by the glass and over 300 bottles, chef Fox also offers a red and white “Wine of the Week” for $6 each, along with a “Sommelier Selection” glass pour for $9.

Reservations are recommended. Please call La Madia at 312.329.0400. The River North restaurant is open for Valentine’s Day dining Thursday – Saturday 11:15 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Valentine’s Day Menu for Two
$35 per person

First Course, choose any starter:
Soup of the Moment
Warm Medley of Olives – Garlic, Thyme & Chilies
Bresaola – Shaved Fennel, Sweet Peppers & Parmesan
Oven-Roasted Globe Artichokes – Mignonette & Mustard Sauces
Steamed PEI Mussels – Melted Leeks, Fresh Fennel, Garlic & White Wine Brodo
Pizza Fondue – Cheesy Tomato Sauce & Pizza Bread
Spinach & Taleggio Fondue – White Truffle Oil
Creamed Ceci Bean, Lemon, Virgin Olive Oil Bruschette
Mozzarella di Bufala Campana, Heirloom Tomatoes, Balsamic Bruschette
Seasonal Wild Mushrooms, Marsala Glaze & Whipped Ricotta Bruschette
Tuscan White Bean, Lemon & Winter Truffles Bruschette

Second Course, choose any salad:
Organic Mixed Greens
 – Cucumber, Crimini, Tomato & Herb Vinaigrette
Organic Arugula –  3 Hour Roasted Grapes, Local Apple, Spicy Walnuts, Shaved Parmesan & Walnut Vinaigrette
Chopped Italian Lettuces – Gorgonzola, Spicy Walnuts, Shaved Pear & Balsamic Vinaigrette
Nichols Farm Heirloom Beets – Watercress, Almonds, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Vinaigrette
Butter Lettuce – 
Fresh Hearts of Palm, Radish, Almonds & Lemon Chili Dressing
Romaine Lettuce – Market Tomatoes, Crisp Pancetta, Shaved Parmesan & Creamy Mustard Dressing
Fingerling Potato – Frisee, Pancetta, Poached Organic Egg, Croutons & Sherry Vinaigrette

Third Course, choose any pizza:
Three Cheese – Mozzarella, Provolone & Pecorino with Tomato Sauce
Housemade Fennel Sausage & Sweet Onions – Tomato Sauce with Mozzarella Cheese
Triple Pepperoni – Tomato Sauce & Mozzarella Cheese, finished with White Truffle Oil
Margherita – Mozzarella di Bufala Campana, Tomato Sauce & Torn Basil
Parma Classic – Mozzarella Cheese, Tomato Sauce, Prosciutto, finished with Arugula
La Quercia Coppa Piccante – Fire-Roasted Sweet Banana Pepper & Onions
Shaved Artichoke – Reggiano Parmesan & Garlic
Slagel Farm Wood Smoked Porkbelly – Tuscan Kale, Garlic, Carmalized Onion, Caciocavallo Cheese
Carbonara – 
Slagel Farm Guanciale, Cracked Organic Egg & Melted Leeks
Seasonal Wild Mushrooms & Smoked Mozzarella
Taleggio & 3-Hour Roasted Grapes
Laura Chenel Goat Cheese – Melted Leeks, Garlic & Pancetta Lardons
Sopresatta & Fire-Roasted Fennel – Arugula, Parmesan
Cracked Organic Egg – Prosciutto & Black Pepper
Housemade Lamb Sausage – Fresno Peppers, Caciocavallo Cheese & Mint Pesto
Clam & Fresno Chilies – Pecorino, Garlic & Fresh Thyme
Burrata & Fire-Roasted Nichols Farm Summer Squash – Mozzarella Cheese & Cherry Tomato
Spinach – Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Goat Cheese

Fourth Course, choose any pasta:

Tagliatelle all’ Amatriciana – Slagel Farm Guanciale
Pappardelle – Chicken Ragu, Tomato
Chicken, Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli – Brown Butter Sauce
Gnocchi with Housemade Sausage – Spinach & Teardrop Tomatoes

Sweet Course
Homemade chocolate truffles


{For everything Valentine’s Day In Chicago,
visit the Poor Girl’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Hub!}

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