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Dining news
by Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
2012-03-06

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—Bistronomic, the French bistro from Executive Chef Martial Noguier, presents the new March late night prix fixe. Beginning at 9 p.m. Sundays— Thursdays, diners will enjoy authentic French bistro cuisine and a beverage for only $15. Available to walk-ins only, the featured March late-night dish includes chicken liver mousse (Dijon mustard / Cornichons / Baguette croutons) and the red or white wine of the day. It's at 840 N. Wabash Ave.; see www.bistronomic.net .

—Frontier, 1072 N. Milwaukee Ave., has new menu items. Expanding on its current large format offerings, Chef Brian Jupiter introduces several large-format meat dishes as well as a series of specialty, coursed dinners and large format beers. The large format proteins are all sourced from local farms and include bone-in pork loin, bone-in ribeye and Royal cut beef shortrib. Jupiter's new coursed dinners include "Duck, Duck, Goose" and "After the Bird Hunt." See www.thefrontierchicago.com .

—Kikorangi, a triple-cream blue cheese that's part of Fonterra's Kapiti line of hand-crafted New Zealand cheeses, has been selected as a top cheese of 2011 by Food & Wine Magazine. Associate Editor Kristin Donnelly selected Kikorangi as one of her "5 Favorite Cheeses of 2011," calling it "richly creamy and slightly nutty, with just enough barnyardy blue-cheese funk."

Fonterra is a New Zealand-based dairy and dairy ingredients company with North American operations in Rosemont, Ill. See www.kapiticollection.co.nz.

Send items to Andrew@WindyCityMediaGroup.com .


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