LaGrange, IL, April 26, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Nicksons Eatery, a 2013 Michelin Recommended Restaurant in Downtown La Grange, Illinois has just launched a new lunch and dinner menu featuring the fresh flavors of Spring.
Crafted by Chef Nick Baca, the menu offers such tempting dishes as “Jake’s Berkshire Pig ‘4 ways’”, Braise of Shoulder, Smocked Hock Jus, Crisped Skin, and a House Grind Chorizo Hash Cake; “Cripsy Chicken Cutlet”, Sundried Tomato & Spring Carrot Arugula Salad, Our Teriyaki Glaze, and Veggie Rice; and “Duck Fat Seared Meatballs of CDK Beef”, Reggiano Stone Grits, San Marzano Sauce, and Spring Garden Relish. Also featured are “The Local Artisan Cheese Board” served with traditional accompaniments; “The ‘Campfire’ Grilled p.e.i. Mussels” served with Almond Buter; “Burrata and Nichols Farm Beets”, Herb Vinaigrette, Pepper Basil Puree, Grill Bread; and “The Seasonal Foodie Salad”, Spring Carrot, Udon Noodle, Cucumber, Garbanzo, Field Greens, Grilled Chicken, Almond, Peanut Lime Vinaigrette. The “House Cured Bacon and Crab ‘Mac & Cheese’” joins the flavor packed group of popular side dishes.
Nicksons Eatery has made a name for itself with its approach to country cooking with a gourmet slant, focused on the honesty and purity found in fresh and flavorful ingredients.
To complement its new spring menu and cozy atmosphere, Nicksons Eatery, has also expanded its drink menu – which features an extensive selection of wines, cocktails, martinis and seasonal drinks – to include a larger variety of regional beers. With these exciting additions, the drink menu reflects co-owner Rich Baca’s commitment to offering guests unique, high quality beverages.
New Spring cocktails include “The Paloma” – blanco tequila, grapefruit, lime soda; “The Sprout” – lillet blanc, lemon, basil, champagne; “The Wild Strawberry” – champagne, strawberry, grand marnier, honey; “The Berry Smash” – rum, wild berries, brown sugar, ginger ale; “The Lemonlicious” – mint sprig, limoncello, vodka, lemon; “The Cali Coaster” – cucumber, st germaine elderflower liquer, absolut vodka, tanquery, lime; and “The Peach Old Fashioned” – templeton rye, peach, sweet vermouth, orange bitters. “The Nicksons Punch” made with house infused liquors, fruits, and purees, is a perfect way to compliment a beautiful spring day.
The beverage list now offers “The Nicksons Choice”. The customer can choose “a fruit” and “a style”. For example, fruits include mango, strawberry, white peach, pineapple, and wild berry. After the guest has chosen their fruit, they choose a style. These styles include mojito, julep, mule, and margarita.
The new Spring Features pair well with Nicksons regional microbrews served in frosted mason jars. New additions to the microbrew menu include “Revolution ‘Anti-Hero’ IPA” (Chicago), “Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat” (California), “Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale” (Missouri), “Anderson Valley Boont Amber Ale” (California), “New Belgium Dig Pale Ale” (Colorado), “New Holland White Hatter Belgian Pale Ale” (Michigan), “Deschutes Red Chair NWPA” (Oregon), “Two Brother Side Kick Extra Pale Ale” (Illinois), “Widmer Brothers Omission Pale Ale” (Oregon), “Ska Modus Hoperandi” (Colorado), and “Oscar Blues Mama’s Little Yella Pilz” (Colorado). The featured seasonal beer is “Great Lakes ‘Rye of the Tiger IPA’” (Cleveland).
Nicksons Eatery will also feature live music throughout the fall months. For more information visit NicksonsEatery.com
About Nicksons Eatery
Nicksons Eatery, located in downtown La Grange, is the creation of partners Nick Baca, his wife Carson Baca, and his brother Rich Baca. With a rich sense of American pride, the team is pleased to make their mark on the La Grange food culture, delivering compelling regional American fare with big bold flavors.
This new restaurant concept is strongly influenced by the rich character of downtown LaGrange. Literally translated, "La Grange" is French for “the barn” and every aspect of the concept--the food, the inviting atmosphere, and the charming space--are meant to reflect the warmth and abundance of rural culture: tin ceilings, rustic hardwood floors, raw wood accents, and family style seating give a timeless feeling and a familiarity that aptly sets the mood for the meal.
Always mindful of the seasons, Nicksons robust and flavorful dishes are inspired by regional specialties from across the US.
See Nicksons Eatery as featured in the 2013 Michelin Restaurant Guide, 2013 Zagat Guide, Chicago Magazine, ABC TV, Urban Spoon, Trip Advisor, Best of the Suburbs Guide, Center Stage, Yelp, TribLocal, Pioneer Press, and the Suburban Life Newspaper.