WBEZ | Nacional 27 http://www.wbez.org/tags/nacional-27 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Tuesday Foodie Forecast: It's Fat Tuesday - eat something http://www.wbez.org/dolinsky/2010/02/tuesday-foodie-forecast-its-fat-tuesday-eat-something/14958 <p><p>While Fat Tuesday is typically a day of debauchery for many Americans, it's also a time for some Cajun-inspired gluttony for many foodies. Later today, <a href="http://www.dunlaysonclark.com/">Dunlays on Clark </a>will celebrate Fat Tuesday with Cajun and Creole inspired specials.</p><p>Their menu includes:</p><ul> <li>Crispy catfish bites with Creole remoulade</li> <li>Five olive salad, orange confit, orzo, smoked lemon vinaigrette</li> <li>Deep-fried chicken thighs, housemade waffle, andouille pan gravy</li> <li>Cajun rubbed, braised pork shoulder with crawfish risotto</li> <li>Shrimp po-boy with lettuce, tomato, avocado and spicy shrimp aioli</li> <li>Beignets with three dipping sauces</li> </ul><p>And if you are observing Lent this year, you may be looking for satisfying alternatives to meat. While avoiding that filet mignon or burger on a Friday may be difficult, here are two alternatives you can choose from:</p><ul> <li><strong>Fish and Chips</strong>: The Four Seasons Lounge is offering their Home-style Fish and Chips with Hand-cut Fries, Remoulade and Malt Vinegar every Friday. It costs $22 when ordered a la carte for lunch or dinner and is also part of the Four Season's Friday prix-fixe menu for $30.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Complimentary Ceviche Sampler</strong>: Nacional 27 is offering all dining guests a complimentary ceviche sampler on Fridays from Feb. 19 -- April 2.</li> </ul></p> Tue, 16 Feb 2010 15:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/dolinsky/2010/02/tuesday-foodie-forecast-its-fat-tuesday-eat-something/14958