We bet you can't eat just one order. You think a packaged snack is safely, idyllically lowbrow, but then chefs ruin it with their delicious creativity. At Bottlefork in Chicago, chips are shaken with malt-vinegar powder and a poached egg for a saucy-crackly mess.
Bottlefork Excels at a Gluttonous Brunch.
Overall: 9 out of 10
"One of the five hottest bars in Chicago"
"A bold after-work spot serving epic drinks"
“The Brandy and Cigars is one beverage that will make you say ‘bravo’”
The food and drink here—which is created with impeccable technique and a great attention to detail—is more reminiscent of the fare you'd find at some of the city's best restaurants.
Can any marriage be an equal partnership? Bottlefork, a New American restaurant concept from Rockit Ranch Productions opening today in River North, intends to achieve a culinary marriage where food and beverage play an equal role.
There’s a dish of piggy jerky, which is made with soy, garlic and cola, and which my dinner date and I made quick work of. And there’s quail Scotch eggs, which are wrapped with bratwurst and fried. They’re all ideal for snacking on when drinking Drawing Room alum Brandon Phillips’s cocktails.