A Girl & Her Food: 5-year Wedding Anniversary Dinner at Boka


5-year Wedding Anniversary Dinner at Boka

My Husband, Steve, and I celebrated our 5-year wedding anniversary at Boka.
When Steve announced that we were celebrating at Boka I was extremely excited as it is one of my favorite restaurants in Chicago.  The space is very romantic and Chef Lee Wolen always blows my taste buds away.  As a blogger, I don't like to review restaurants as I leave it for the professionals like my girlfriend, Sarah Freeman of Zagat. However, I love to share what was "on Kat's plate" and its up to you decide whether you want to go and eat there. 
The Boka team made our night very special and I highly recommend heading there for your next special occasion or a fabulous dinner.  
I also want to include  that the Eater Awards are upon us, I am proud to say I voted for Lee of Chef of the year,  find out if Lee wins this Monday! 

I apologize for dark or blurry pictures, as my main focus was on my husband, to enjoy our dinner and not stage picture perfect food photos. 

via Boka Chicago

Chef Lee Wolen bringing smiles to our faces. 

Heirloom Carrots

pistachios, amaranth, smoked goat cheese

Marinated Fluke
ginger, grapefruit, vietnamese coriander

Corn Soup

peekytoe crab, pickled blueberries, tarragon

Salt Cod Ravioli 
corn, arugula, radish

Grilled Spanish Octopus 
plum, garlic, roasted pork broth 

Roasted Pekin Duck Breast 
sunchokes, prunes, mustard 

Crispy Skate Wing 

matsutake, pears, brown butter

Desserts by pastry chef Genie Kwon:

Chocolate Cake

huckleberry, gingerbread, cardamom ice cream

Coconut Rice Pudding
tres leches, lime, cassis sorbet 

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  1. This is really great venue! I have been there. Actually my best friend used this venue as her location for vows. Actually she celebrated her 1st anniversary with all here friends and family. It was such a great party. We really enjoyed there.

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