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CHICAGO, IL, February 24, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In Italy, it is a tradition to spend Sunday afternoons with family and friends over a delicious, home-cooked meal. Celebrate this tradition in Chicago's River North with Sunday brunch at Osteria La Madia (59 W. Grand Ave, Chicago; 312-329-0400) 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Sunday. Osteria La Madia's brunch menu from Chef Jonathan Fox features an innovative Italian take on classic brunch fare.
There's no better way to start your brunch than with a Bellini, so sip on Osteria La Madia's version with fresh peach puree blended with Nino Franco Prosecco ($12). Start your meal with anti-pasti such as Salmon Belly Crostini with goat cheese, caper berry gremolata and micro celery ($16); or a Brioche Cinnamon Roll with red wine currents, toasted walnuts, and bourbon icing ($7).
Then, choose from entrees like the Creamy Polenta with Laughing Bird Shrimp, Jonah Crab, Fresno chili, and arrabiata sauce ($15); or the Crispy Porchetta with roasted tomatoes, melted mozzarella, scrambled eggs and crispy potatoes ($13).
Any visit to Osteria La Madia would not be complete without one of its creative and flavorful wood-fired pizzas, and brunch is no exception. Order a signature pizza, such as the Pork Belly ($16) or Margherita ($14), or try one of the special breakfast pizzas, including the Tarte Flambe with Eggs, which includes bacon, onion and fontina ($16); or the Egg and Prosciutto Di Parma with white sauce, parsley, cacio cavallo and cracked black pepper ($18).
For Sunday brunch reservations, call 312-329-0400 or visit http://osterialamadia.com.
About Osteria La Madia
Osteria La Madia is where two pleasures--great food and distinctive, delicious wines--come together. It is an urban Italian osteria that pays homage to traditional Italian cuisine, featuring house made pastas, anti pasti, salumi and prosciutto, formaggio, salads, and a full entree selection. The robust wine list features more than 75 wines by the glass, a handsome bottled wine collection and some very crafty cocktails.
Food specialties include Carnaroli Risotto with Black Alba Truffles and Pecorino; Wood Roasted Who Branzino with Fennel, Grapefruit and Pine Nuts; Pan Roasted Chicken with Braised Winter Vegetables, Capolini Onions, Apple, Jus; Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb with Acorn Squash and Fingerling Potatoes, and Chianti Braised Short Ribs with Roasted Baby Carrots, Carnaroli Risotto, and Grana Padana Parmigiano.
Fans of Osteria La Madia's pizza are never disappointed. The award-winning fired-roasted selections were developed as a result of chef/owner Jonathan Fox tasting dozens of styles of pizza in the U.S. and Europe. Chef Fox put his own spin on this most elemental of dishes and the results are outstanding.
Osteria La Madia's menu is designed for sharing, with flavor-packed, wood-fired pizzas that change seasonally, inventive salads, and savory pasta dishes. Desserts are all made on premises, in keeping with what is seasonally available.
In addition to wine, Osteria La Madia offers innovative cocktails, many of which are made from spirits infused in-house.
Service is attentive, giving guests ample time to savor their food and drink in a relaxed yet up-tempo atmosphere.
When friends ask you to suggest a sleek yet comfortable place for a relaxed meal, Osteria La Madia will be your first choice. Delivery orders may be made on line at: http://osterialamadia.com or by calling 312-329-0400.
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