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I Love Aria for New World Asia Cuisine in Chicago

Aria in Chicago

Aria is an outstanding Chicago Restaurant! Aria offers  “a bold menu of New World Asian cuisine.” They even have a sushi bar.

Aria’s Sushi Bar

 Aria is located at 200 Columbus Drive in Chicago and won the 2011 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.

Chef Beverly Kim is one of the 29 chefs that competed on Bravo’s Top Chef: Texas. The show was aired on Wednesdays on Bravo.
Here’s the Chef de Cuisine, Beverly Kim’s incredible three-course $33 Dinner Menu  from Aria’s website for Chicago Restaurant Week : www.ariachicago.com

Chef Beverly Kim at Aria

Starters:

*Hay roasted baby beets with truffle tremor goat cheese / hazelnut / prosciutto / apple or

*Mongolian lamb rib with cumin, orange hoisin, fennel and edamame mint purée

Mongolian Lamb Rib at Aria

Entrees:

*Cape Breton Scallops in red wine XO / forest mushroom / peas / mascarpone polenta

Scallops at Aria

*Braised beef short rib with red curry / thai basil potato puree/ green apple kimchi/ spicy peanuts

Braised Rib at Aria

*Prawn Singapore noodles with lap cheung / bbq pork / egg / curry / coconut / peanut

Sweets:

*Pineapple thai chili granite with coconut sorbet / fig and walnut sable or

*Chocolate caramel mousse with pomegranate gelee / cocoa crumble / roasted almond ice cream

Order a luscious bottle of Davis Bynum Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley with dinner.

Pinot Noir from the Russian RIver Valley

Buon Appetito!!

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

Our Compliments to the Chef!

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