If you missed out on getting your complimentary invite to the Virant-Pandel throwdown yesterday, Boka Restaurant Group is giving you another chance to nosh and drink as their guest. Every Tuesday in August, they’ll be hosting a special beer dinner featuring a three-course menu by Boka Chef de Cuisine Charles Shelton, paired with three of Goose Island’s specialty beers— Juliet, Lolita and Madame Rose. The dinners are a perfectly reasonable $55; where the complimentary invite part comes in is at the launch party on Boka’s outdoor patio, Sunday August 7 from 4 to 7 pm. Guests at this event will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres such as Chorizo in a Blanket and an assortment of Goose Island craft beers including executive chef Giuseppe Tentori’s Squid Ink Saison. To snag an invite, which we’re sure will go fast, or to reserve your spot at any of the beer dinners, call (312) 337-5820.
The Boka patio, on a nicer day than today.