A Girl & Her Food: Aperitivo 'happy hour' at Fig & Olive
                   

15.8.15

Aperitivo 'happy hour' at Fig & Olive


Chicago summers are short, so being outdoors and enjoying the warm weather is a must. I always try to dine or drink alfresco. One of my favorite patios in the Chicago's Gold Coast area is Fig & Olive.  Everyday, from 4 - 7 pm, they host a wonderful "apertivo" hour. When you order a signature cocktail or a glass of wine, you get a FREE fig & olive tasting plate!  Its such a great deal.  I love to dress up, put on my heels and head there with my girlfriends for a wonderful way to start the evening.


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Arugula Smash
Rum with muddled celery and arugula, 
lemon juice, simple syrup +
 black pepper.




FIG & OLIVE TASTING PLATE






FRENCH TASTING PLATE
Goat cheese Ayala, olive oil crackers Cured salmon, radish, cucumber yogurt, dill crostini Smoked eggplant caviar, micro arugula Mixed olives

SPANISH TASTING PLATE
Artichoke marinade, parmesan Manchego, fig jam, Marcona almond crostini Heirloom cherry tomato, micro basil Mixed olives

ITALIAN TASTING PLATE
Gorgonzola spread, walnut, apple, olive oil crackers Mushroom, artichoke, scallion, parmesan crostini Baby beets, scallions, almond
Mixed olives
AVAILABLE AT THE BAR & LOUNGE ONLY 

You should try the crostinis: 


CROSTINI




Burrata, Tomato, Pesto, Balsamic

Goat Cheese, Caramelized Onion, Chive 

Manchego, Fig, Marcona Almond

Pea, Asparagus, Ricotta Lemon Thyme 

Heirloom Carrot, Charmoula, Carrot Tapenade 

Mushroom, Artichoke, Truffle, Scallion, Parmesan 

Pata Negra, Smoked Tomato Concasse 

Prosciutto, Ricotta, Fig, Olive, Walnut 

Cured Salmon, Radish, Cucumber Yogurt, Dill 

Crab, Heirloom Tomato, Zucchini Puree 

Shrimp, Avocado, Cilantro, Tomato 



zucchini carpaccio


Truffle Mushroom Croquette






104 East Oak Street
Chicago 
                                                                        312.445.0060

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8 comments:

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