Scenic Buckingham Cafe & Grill introduces new Menu and Sunday Brunch

CHICAGO, June 19, 2003 — Love outdoor dining but would lov it even more without the auto exhaust ambiance? Well, when entertaining guests at the Museum Campus and lakefront this summer, take a walk in the park, Grand park that is. Find a chair, relax, and soak in the timeless beauty of buckingham Fountain, the manicured gardens and splendor of Lake Michigan, while dining al fresco amongst the oaks at Buckingham Cafe & Grill. Known for its diverse menu of tempting salads and freshly made sandwiches with premium ingredients, Buckingham Cafe & Grill recently introduced a new menu of simply exciting garden salads and satisfying sandwiches – everyting from cold cuts and fried catfish to grilled portabellas and paninis – guaranteed to please a picky palate. And, starting Sunday, July 6, Buckingham Cafe will serve Sunday Brunch from 9am to 1pm.

Refreshingly tasty new salads include: Spring Miz Salad of mesclun greens, goat cheese, red graphes, strawberries served with balsamic vinaigrette dressing; Mandarin Chicken Salad of mixed greens, grilled chicken, mandarin oranges, crispy noodles with sesame ginger dressing; Classic Cobb Salad; and Chicken Caesar Salad.

Able to appease any, Buckingahm Cafe offers a fine selection of made-to-order sandwiches, including: Asiago Roast Beef, oven-roasted beef, smoked cheddar, lettuce, tomato, red onion with horseradish sauce on Asiago baguette; Turkey Vegetable, freshly slicked turkey, sauteed red, yellow pepper, asparagus, provolone cheese and pesto spread on herb foccaccia; Fancy Ham, honey pit ham, sliced tomato, red onion caraway harvati, Dijon mustard and mayon, served on Pretzel bread; Tuscan Chicken Panini, grilled chicken, mozzarella, fresh basil with artichoke tomato spread on sour dough bread; ;and Athenian Veggie, roasted red peppers, cucumbers, feta cheese, lettuce, tomato, caramelized onions, garlic hummus on herb bollo.

Hot from the grill, from basic to brilliant Buckingham Cafe & Grill offers several option sure to satisfy a hearty appetite: Grilled Portabella Sandwich with slow roasted roma tomato, goat cheese and marinara sauce on herb bolo; Teriyaki Turkey, teriyaki-glazed turkey breast grilled to perfection; Southwest Chicken Sandwich, grilled chicken breast topped with pepper jack cheese, guacamole and salsa; BBQ Chicken Sandwich, grilled and covered with smoked gouda, tomato, cilantro, red onion, lettuce, and barbecue sauce; Philly Steak Sandwich; Half Pound Cheeseburger; Chicago Style Hot Dog; and Kid’s Burger.

The dinner menu is rounded out with starters and sides, including: Quesadillas, Nachos, jalapeno Poppers, Buffalo Popcor chicken, Fried Chicken Tenders, Fried Mozzarella Sticks, Fresh Fruit Salad, Bow Tie Pasta Salad, and Summer Penne pasta Salad.

Diners craving something sweet will find treats galore, including: pastries like lemon cookies, chocolate chip pound cake, homemade oatmeal cookies as well as taffy apples, hand-dipped ice cream and local favorite, Cupid Corn’s Ice Cream Bars.

Built in 1997 by the Chicago Park Districk, Buckingham Cafe & Grill is a 1,000-square-foot building offering 80-seats of outdoor dining steps away from Buckingham Fountain. Located at 522 South Lake Shore Drive, the cafe is open Sunday from 9a.m. to 10p.m.; Monday through Thursday from 10a.m. to 10p.m.; and Friday and Saturday from 10a.m. to midnight. From more information, please call 312 922 6847 or visit www.taghospitality.com.TAG_restlogo_Bucklogo.jpg


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